Already have your Amazon Echo Dot or want to enable the Alexa skill before it arrives? Skip to Step Two.

Step One: Get your Echo Dot

  1. Upon signing up for an eligible SiriusXM plan, check your email for your Amazon Echo Dot redemption code.
    • If you cannot find the redemption email in your inbox, check your spam folder.
    • If you still cannot locate your redemption email, please call 1-866-635-5027 to receive another code.
  2. Follow the link provided in the email. You will be required to log into your Amazon account to complete the transaction.
    • If you don’t have an Amazon account, you can sign up for an account during your check out or you can sign up here.
  3. Wait for your Amazon Echo Dot to arrive.
  4. Once you’ve received your Echo Dot, you can refer to the instruction card included with your device, which includes setting it up on your Wi-Fi network. You can also follow Alexa device and set up instructions here.
You’ll need a SiriusXM account with streaming to listen on an Alexa-enabled device. If you don’t have one, sign up here.

Step Two: Enable the SiriusXM Skill in Alexa

  1. Log into your Alexa app with your Amazon ID.
  2. Go to the “Skills” screen.
  3. Do a search for the “SiriusXM” Skill.
  1. Click the “Enable to Use” button to enable the Skill.
  2. Log into your SiriusXM streaming account to link your Amazon Dot to SiriusXM.

After you have enabled the SiriusXM skill, you can set SiriusXM as the default music service in the Alexa app so you don’t have to say ‘On SiriusXM.’
  1. Step 1. Open the Alexa mobile app and tap the menu button on the top-left corner of the home screen.
  2. Step 2. Tap Settings, and then tap Music under Alexa Preferences.
  3. Step 3. Tap Default Services under Account Settings.
  4. Step 4. Select SiriusXM as your Default Music Library & Default Station.

Step Three: Start Listening to SiriusXM

  1. You can ask Alexa to play SiriusXM a couple of different ways.
    • Ask Alexa to play a genre of music (“Alexa, play hip-hop on SiriusXM.”)
    • Ask Alexa to play a channel by name or number (“Alexa, play The Heat on SiriusXM.”)
  2. You can use SiriusXM’s Artist Search to discover channels that play specific artists.
Alexa play

Listen on your schedule, at home

Now you can hear your favorite shows On Demand with your Amazon Alexa device.

Here's your guide to SiriusXM On Demand On Alexa.

Simply insert your favorite show name and say the utterance below to request the latest episode!

"Alexa, play the latest _____ show on SiriusXM."

Just ask:
  • "Alexa, play the latest Barstool Radio show on SiriusXM."
  • "Alexa, play the latest Jeff Lewis Live show on SiriusXM."
  • "Alexa, play the latest Sway in the Morning show on SiriusXM."


Pause, rewind and skip ahead whenever you need.
The SiriusXM app now syncs your On Demand listening experience with your Alexa enabled devices. You can pause the show you were listening to in your app and pick up where you left off.

"Alexa, resume _____ show on SiriusXM."

Just ask:
  • "Alexa, resume The Howard Stern Show on SiriusXM."
  • "Alexa, skip ahead 5 minutes."
  • "Alexa, go back to the beginning."


Request a specific episode or interview.

"Alexa, play the _____ interview with _____ on SiriusXM."

Just ask:
  • "Alexa, play the Howard Stern interview with Paul McCartney on SiriusXM."

Listening to SiriusXM on Alexa is so easy. Just watch.

Need Help?

  • Call 1-866-635-5027 to talk with a help representative
  • Use the SiriusXM chat feature to talk with a service rep online.