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XFINITY TV Remote

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Description

Use your smartphone or tablet as a remote control. Change channels, browse XFINITY On Demand and TV listings, and even schedule your DVR when you're away from home. If you’re an X1 customer, you can now bring the power of X1 voice remote to your mobile device.

Key Features:
-Tune to your preferred channels on your TV from the Listings view, and use Filters to narrow down listings by categories such as Sports, Kids, High Definition, Closed Captioning, and more.
-Browse the XFINITY On Demand library featuring thousands of TV shows and movies, and launch your selection onto your TV from the app.
-Use the Search feature to find TV shows, movies, or channels.
-Rename the cable boxes in your home for easier identification.

Features for DVR Customers:
-Remotely schedule DVR recordings of your favorite shows, series, and movies
-Launch existing recordings onto your TV right from the app and delete them when you’re finished
-View and modify scheduled recordings and series recording priorities

Exclusive Features for X1 Customers:
-Say it and see it with the new X1 voice remote feature. Use voice commands to change channels, find shows, get recommendations, launch apps, and more!
-Conveniently change channels on your TV using the channel number keypad.
-Use the directional (up, down, left, right) pad on the app for on-screen navigation, just like you would on your X1 remote.

Requirements:
-Reliable WiFi or cellular internet connection
-XFINITY TV service with a compatible cable set-top box (for TV and DVR control). For more details, please see http://customer.comcast.com/help-and-support/xfinity-apps/eligible-cable-boxes-cable-tv-app/
-XFINITY username and password. See help links below if needed.
-Some restrictions may apply. Not available in all areas.

Get Help Signing In:
-Create an XFINITY username and password: xfinity.com/getstarted
-Look up your existing XFINITY username: xfinity.com/username
-Reset your XFINITY password: xfinity.com/password

Questions:
-Help and support page: xfinity.com/support/xfinity-apps

What's New in Version 3.6.0

JUMPING TO CHANNELS IN THE TV LISTINGS GRID IS BACK! (We missed it, too.) You can find this functionality in the new Channel Finder at the top of the TV Listings grid. Search by channel number, call sign, or network name -- even enter a number that doesn't exist in your lineup, and we'll tell you which two channels are closest. Thank you for all the feedback about how you use the app, and keep it coming!

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Customer Reviews

Can't navigate on TV like old app

This app is nothing like the old one.

What is missing? You can't use it to navigate the menu options on the TV like the old one did. You can use it to begin playing a recording on you TV, but unlike the old app, you can't fast forward, rewind, restart, or even exit using the app. There is no Xfinity button to bring up any menus on your TV or even search on your TV to get help like you could with the actual remote control. The OLD xfinity remote app had all the buttons the remote had so if we lost it we could still use the app to do everything. I completely understand what Xfinity was trying to do by implementing this app, but to call it a remote when it does not function like a remote is misleading and disappointing. I hope they add back these features to this new app. With having kids in the house our remote is always going missing so we used to use the old app a lot. If you need to get to the "help" screen in the menu you can't because you can't even get the menu to pop up with this app! We were on a service all and the xfinity tech and a question popped up that required a yes or no answer and I with this app (and no remote) i had no way of selecting yes or no. Hope this gets updated.

Good but needs so much more!

This app has the potential for being a real value added perk for Xfinity and my main wish is that Comcast invest the money in this app to bring it to full functionality. It needs to have all the functionality of the X1 Remote with a full set of tools to manage program guides and schedules. The app is about half way there and is screaming for greater investment. I would rather use something like this than any of the on-screen guides.

One feature I would really like to have is the ability to construct my own channel lineup. Right now I have more than 300 channels but my actual viewing is typically a list of about 50 channels. I would like to have the ability to put together my own list of channels that displays only the channels I typically watch and be able to group and order the channels the way I want them displayed in a guide. This feature would be more important to me than the ability to "jump" in the channel listings. Jump is important now because there are so many channels I don't watch cluttering up my display.

Good and here's WHY.....

Today is 3 May 17 - I had bad equipment....for a very long time, so for the last year I had intermittant reception and very poor streaming at times. But I had no idea that it was my own line coming into the house that was causing the problems...hence, I was blaming this App. My bad.

So....yesterday I got a new line installed outside and this App is all of a sudden working perfectly. So...I no longer believe the problems with this App are really "App" problems, but rather connection issues.

I'll come back if this changes but for now I'm very happy.

XFINITY TV Remote
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.6.0
  • Size: 44.7 MB
  • Languages: English, Spanish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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