Audi Q3 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q3: Options and settings


Requirement: the playback view 1 fig. 138 must be displayed.

  • Press More 18, or

Requirement: a list with radio stations or podcasts must be displayed fig. 136.

  • Press and hold an entry in the list until the Options menu appears.

Depending on the selected source and vehicle equipment, the following functions may be available.

  • Store as favorite.
  • Radio text.
  • Save podcast.

Related content

Channels, artists, and shows related to the content that is currently playing.


  • Applies to: MMI: Select on the home screen: RADIO > .

Depending on the vehicle equipment, the following settings may be available:

HD Radio FM/HD Radio AM

You can switch HD Radio reception on or off.

SiriusXM Tune Start

If you play a Smart Favorite when this function is switched on, the song currently playing on the channel will play from the beginning.

SiriusXM subscription status

The status of your license is displayed.

Call SiriusXM: the telephone number and radio ID of your satellite radio provider are displayed.

To call your satellite radio provider using the MMI, press Call SiriusXM.

Online additional data

Requirement: the MMI must be connected to the Internet. A data plan must be available.

When the function is switched on, additional information (such as album cover, artist, track) will be loaded depending on the availability.

Online station tracking

Requirement: the MMI must be connected to the Internet. A data plan must be availabl. A station provides information in the background for its online station alternative and is identified with the symbol.

During reception loss in the FM frequency band, the radio tuner can establish a data connection and switch to an online station alternative, if it is available. If available, you can receive your local radio stations in every region of your country online.

This may result in additional costs. The symbol indicates a station that is currently being received online.

  • Automatic/Off: activates or deactivates automatic switching to online station alternatives.
  • With request: switching to online station alternatives must be confirmed manually.

Preferred online radio data rate

Depending on the selected radio station, you may be able to adjust the data rate for Internet radio and for the Online station tracking.

For optimal sound playback, press High. To reduce data usage, press Low.


Read the information about Audi connect, and be sure to note the connectivity costs section in General information.


Delays may occur when switching automatically between normal frequency bands and online radio.


The information that follows lists some troubleshooting options. They depend on the equipment.




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