The MyFi loses the proper index to recorded tunes at times. When this happens the text displayed does not match the tune. Skipping to next tune or back always lands mid-tune eventhough the display is at second 1.0 of play. How is this easily fixed?
Sometimes this will fix itself if you take the battery out. Otherwise, the best way seems to be to empty the memory, and start all over, recording on a blank slate. These are really pretty awful machines, with endless problems.
The on/off switch on mine just broke, and I say "good riddance."
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I had the same problem. This procedure from the "Technical Questions" section of http://shopdelphi.com/consumers/support/faqs/myfi/ worked for me: "My MyFi won't power up, how do I reset it?
To reset your MyFi, start by turning the receiver off and removing it
from its (car, home, audio system) cradle. Then remove the back cover
and battery. Using a small paperclip, press the reset button located on
the top left corner of the battery compartment. Now plug the AC power
adapter into a wall outlet and plug the power port directly into the
bottom of the MyFi (battery stays removed). Wait 10 seconds and listen
for a beep. After you hear the beep the message "insert battery" will
appear. Cycle the MyFi to ensure it powers up and powers down. If the
power cycle is normal, then turn off the MyFi, unplug the power adapter,
and reinstall the battery. Re-plug the AC power adapter directly into
the bottom of the MyFi. Wait 10 seconds and listen for a beep. After the
beep you will see the message "battery charging". Leave the MyFi
plugged in until it's fully charged. You will see the message "charging
complete" displayed. After the MyFi is fully charged, turn it on and
reset to the factory defaults. Unplug the MyFi from the AC power adapter
and using the battery power leave it on until it fully discharges
(approximately 2-5 hours). Plug the MyFi in using the AC power adapter
to recharge the unit and resume normal use.
If you need help at any point during this process contact us at
1-877-463-3574 for technical support."
your antenna connection inside the unit is broken on the circuit board,i had one of these and repaired it numerous times by taking the unit apart and resoldering the connection at the board,also their antennas don't last long as far as the antenna plug end is concerned
Leave the battery out and see. Do you have the sleep timer set, or have it set for recordings? Try a complete reset and see if that clears things up (unless you have recorded content you don't want to lose).
My experience with the XM2Go is that it never really works well on the portable antenna -- in my case not a complete failure, but that might be because I am in an urban area there are ground transmitters in addition to satellite reception. But any movement disrupts the signal Here's the solution - record some music on myxm (up to 5 hours) while docked, and play that music when not docked to an antenna.
Press "mode" button so that the reciever is receiving music from satellite signal on the station you want to record. Then press "2Go" button - screen will ask you to press again to confirm - press again, and it will record whatever was being received. It will record over what was already in 2Go. In menu, under "myXm" there are choices to clear the entire memory of recorded music.
Don't use the wearable antenna - reputed to not work well - was not a good design idea - I don't think any of the other receivers have this feature if that tells you anything. Record music you like on the myXM feature, and play that when you would otherwise want to receive on the antenna. If you are listening to live news, etc, there may be no good solution. (I have read there is an antenna headset, but don't know much about it, but some reports that it works.)