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Push VOL UP and PWR at the same time to RESET the radio.
Upload the latest firmware from ONLINE spot via Mini USB cable. Call Delphi on the phone for more info and details on how to get thiis unit to work better without locking-up as much..

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Powers up but locks up on "detectin sd card" screen


A very common problem on the SkyFi3! Press the volume UP and the Power button at the same time and it will finally go off. Go to the Delphi/XM website and upload/download the latest FIRMWARE and upgrade it. Then, call the 800 phone number for Delphi and they will tell you a secret master reset you have to do once or twice, and it will cut down the number of lockups during checking media by quite a bit. Also, do not use a Micro SD card larger than 2MB as well. Good luck, and let me know how it goes for you.

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Skyfi3 stuck in Detecting SD Card mode - tried popping SD card in and out a few times - that didn't work. Tried pressing the Mode button and the volume plus and nothing. Tried to XM Firmware Update and...


8GB card is a SDHC card, and these units were designed to read SD cards. At a glance, you would think it shouldn't make a difference, but data is stored differently on SDHC because of expanded capacity than SD cards. I, too, learned the hard way; purchased storage card before researching "processing" capabilities of the Skyfi3 units.
Your card should work fine in a Cell phone or other devices specifically designed for SDHC cards. Hope you get some use out of it.

Feb 18, 2010 | Delphi SKYFi3 XM Radio Receiver

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When I turn on my skyfi3 it goes to detecting sd card and lockes up from that point on


Press and hold volume up and power button at the same time to do a reset and to power down. You need to update firmware from the XM website to your unit and then do a master reset. contact Delphi by phone for deatailss lon how to reset and update firmware. Do not use a card larger than 2GB either.

Dec 28, 2009 | Delphi SKYFi3 XM Radio Receiver

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Doesnot recognize a SD Card


First, use a card of 2GB or smaller. Try hooking the radio up to your computer using the USB cable and see if that can 'wake' it up. I don't believe that the SF3 can read a 4GB or larger card for starters.

Dec 22, 2009 | Delphi SKYFi3 XM Radio Receiver

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Locked on Detecting SD Card


SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.

Dec 13, 2009 | Delphi SKYFi3 XM Radio Receiver

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My unit starts up and just says at top "Checking Media" can not use any buttons, just frozen!


Take the sd card out, reboot by holding volume up and menu at the same time for 5 secs, wait for it to fully boot into the music, then put the sd card back in.

Oct 26, 2009 | Delphi SKYFi3 XM Radio Receiver

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My SkyFi R 1.18 does the same thing but the solution here doesn't


If it freezes, you have to push the volume UP button and Power button to 'reset' the unit.
go to the XM website and get the latest FIRMWARE update for the SkyFi3 and download that. Also, you CANNOT use an SD card larger than 2GB or you'll have problems too. So first, upload the new firmware (using the AC adapter plugged directly into the bottom of the radio) and the cable that they gave you to hook up to your computer and do the firmware update. Delphi customer service can walk you through this too. Good luck, you'll get it pretty soon.

Aug 08, 2009 | Delphi SKYFi3 XM Radio Receiver

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Powering up Delphi SkyFi 3


I found the soloution to my problem on the "Shop Delphi" website. I had to do a hard reset described at this link:

http://www.shopdelphi.com/contact/ce/s_pf/#2516

It erased all memory in the Skifi and reset everything back to factory specs, but I have my radio back.

Rod in Tennessee

Mar 21, 2009 | Delphi SKYFi3 XM Radio Receiver

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Trying to update firmward on Delphi SKYFi3.


when it gets stuck scanning. Press (volume up) and the (mode) button both down for a few seconds. when you release the two buttons this will turn it off and back on in few seconds.

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