Using Pandora Radio

The Pandora Radio app is distributed with the QNX CAR platform 2.0 RR. You can access a standalone version of the app under the ALL category of the App Launcher screen or an integrated version through the Media Player.

Pandora Radio is an Internet radio service that users can personalize by creating radio stations that stream content customized to their own tastes. The service is available only in the United States.

To work with Pandora Radio, you must first create a Pandora Developer account on the Pandora website ( At the Pandora site, click Visit the sign up page, then complete and submit the application form to request access to the API.

Pandora provides two sets of usernames and passwords. Using one set of these Pandora developer credentials, you can log in from the Pandora app:

  1. On the taskbar, tap Apps > ALL > Pandora
  2. If you're accessing Pandora Radio for the first time since starting your system, you'll be prompted for authentication credentials:

  3. On the login page, type your credentials and then tap Submit.

    After a successful login, the Pandora application is activated and appears on the screen:

Note that you can enter the same credentials to access the version of Pandora that's integrated into Media Player. For more information, see Play Radio in the "Media Player" section of "A Guided Tour" in this guide.

Theming in Pandora

Theming in Pandora is provided by the theming API. All styles and image assets defined in the API are located under /usr/hmi/common/themes/. The Theme API app name used for the external Pandora application is PandoraExternal.

The Pandora application changes skins when the user switches between the default theme and the Jeep theme.