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Power ON

..... Menu
..... scroll down to Settings (press/enter...using rotary pad)
..... scroll down to Infotainment, bottom of 3rd screen (press/enter)
..... scroll down to Radio (press/enter)
..... scroll down to HD Radio (press/enter to cycle between on and off)
..... Menu

If you did not receive the Giulia 2017 Information and Entertainment System Owner's Manual
you can download it here. See page 43, HD Radio. Radio ..... “HD Radio”: The possible options
are: “On”; “Off


https://www.alfaromeousa.com/conten...s/Giulia/2017-Alfa_Romeo-Giulia-Radio-3rd.pdf
 

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I think that all communication regarding the Giulia from day one has indicated FM/AM/HD radio. I see those of us who don’t have it should get a nominal gift certificate toward accessories! If I was a lawyer, I’d be thinking class-action suit! No… That’s what’s wrong with society.
 

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In order to receive hd radio, the radio station has to broadcast hd radio. Not all stations broadcast in hd, at least here in San Diego. When I am receiving hd radio a little yellow hd icon shows on the display that indeed I am receiving an hd signal.
 

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In order to receive hd radio, the radio station has to broadcast hd radio. Not all stations broadcast in hd, at least here in San Diego. When I am receiving hd radio a little yellow hd icon shows on the display that indeed I am receiving an hd signal.
This
 

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For all the abuse the Giulia's infotainment system receives on this forum (including some criticism from me), the HD radio features are pretty cool. When you tune in to an HD station, you get cool graphics on the display screen including, sometimes, album cover art for the song that is playing.
It's a small thing, but still pretty cool.
 

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I think you would be more concerned about the display being upside down more than menu. :wink2:
Oh, wise guy! :D

PS: When the FM HD radio does work like in my Giulia here in Seattle, the sound is excellent due to our many very high quality FM HD stations.
 
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I just contacted Alfa Care and they opened up a case and are going to investigate because they said my build sheet of the car does not include the HD radio but the window sticker does show it.
Interested to hear how this turns out as I may be in the same boat. Window sticker said "8.8-inch AM/FM/HD Bluetooth Radio SY2." No mention of HD in infotainment system menus and no indication of HD when playing radio stations known to broadcast in HD.
 

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Interested to hear how this turns out as I may be in the same boat. Window sticker said "8.8-inch AM/FM/HD Bluetooth Radio SY2." No mention of HD in infotainment system menus and no indication of HD when playing radio stations known to broadcast in HD.
Alfa Care said that even the most basic radio is equipped with HD so they made me an appointment (over a week from now) at my dealer to have them check it out then go from there.
 

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For all the abuse the Giulia's infotainment system receives on this forum (including some criticism from me), the HD radio features are pretty cool. When you tune in to an HD station, you get cool graphics on the display screen including, sometimes, album cover art for the song that is playing.
It's a small thing, but still pretty cool.
Are you talking about radio or Bluetooth?
I've never seen cover art in regular radio stations. I have the 8.8" display.
 

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HD radio graphics

Are you talking about radio or Bluetooth?
I've never seen cover art in regular radio stations. I have the 8.8" display.
It is from the radio. If you tune in to an FM station broadcasting in HD, you will almost certainly get a nice graphic of the station's logo, and frequently you will get a graphic of the artist or song that is playing. It's pretty cool.
Here's a picture of what it looks like.
 

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