HOWARD STERN

Howard Stern Birthday Bash: Free stream FAQs

January 31, 2014

Everything you need to know about the free stream for the Howard Stern Birthday Bash Friday night.

1. When can I listen to Howard Stern’s Birthday Bash?
The pre-show for Howard Stern’s Birthday Bash starts at 4 pm ET on Friday, Jan. 31. The main event starts at 6 pm ET. The event will be rebroadcast on Monday, Feb. 3, starting at 6 am ET.

2. Where can I listen to Howard Stern’s Birthday Bash?
Anyone can listen for free to Howard Stern’s Birthday Bash on a computer or compatible mobile device. No SiriusXM subscription is required to listen to this special broadcast. There is no need to download an app or enter credentials. Click here to access the free web stream through the SiriusXM blog.

3. How do I know if my device is supported?

Anyone can access the free web stream on the following devices:

  • Most PC and Mac Web browsers (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari) running Flash 10.2 and higher.
  • iOS devices running iOS 6 and iOS 7 using the native Safari mobile web browser.
  • Android devices running OS 4 and higher using stock and Chrome browsers, as well as OS versions 2.2, 2.3, and 3.x only, with Flash 10.2 and higher.
  • Please note: some Android devices meeting these criteria may still be incompatible.

The following Android devices are currently not supported:

  • Motorola Droid 4
  • Samsung Galaxy S Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy i9000
  • Nexus 10
  • HTC Bravo
  • Lenovo Tablet

4. I am experiencing issues listening to the Howard Stern Birthday Bash (buffering, error messages, poor audio quality, etc.) Are there any troubleshooting steps I should try?
• Try closing and reopening your browser.
• Try loading the page in an alternate browser.
• Ensure your device/system volume is turned up and not muted.
• Note: a slow Internet/cellular connection may also cause issues with the free live stream.

5. I am still having difficulties listening to the Howard Stern Birthday Bash.
If you’re still experiencing any technical difficulties, please contact us at our special Howard Stern Birthday Bash technical support line, at 844-201-0707 from 8 am to midnight ET on Friday, Jan. 31, or 6 am to noon ET on Monday, Feb. 3.

Current subscribers: Click here for FAQs related to the Howard Stern Birthday Bash