The XFINITY™ TV Remote App

Use your Apple® or Android™ smartphone or tablet as a remote control to change channels, search XFINITY On Demand™ and TV listings or even schedule your DVR when you're away from home.

App Highlights

Signing In

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Watch TV on your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch

Turn your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch into a TV screen. Tap "Play Now," scroll through the selection of the hottest titles and programming choices, then tap "Watch" to view instantly. Watch anytime, anywhere. It's TV entertainment on your terms

Remote Tune

You can change the channel on your TV right from your XFINITY TV app. Just find a program you want to watch in TV Listings, or enter the channel number using Channel Keypad, and tap “Watch on TV” to change your TV’s channel and start watching instantly. You can even tune directly to an On Demand program. Then, use your Comcast remote to confirm your purchase and start your program.

Remote DVR Scheduling

Use the XFINITY TV app to schedule your DVR from wherever you are. Just find a program you want to record from TV Listings and tap “Record.” It will be waiting for you on your DVR when you return home. You’ll never have to miss your favorite shows again.

How to Search

With the XFINITY TV app, it’s easy to navigate through the thousands of TV shows and movies – even those On Demand – that are available to you. Simply tap “Search” at any time and search by title, actor or keyword. You can even filter by genre, network, HD and more. Or, you can create a list of Favorite Channels in TV listings and use your Favorites to filter only the channels you've selected

Download Free

The XFINITY TV app is available for download from the App Store℠ for your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch or from the Android market for your Android device.

XFINITY TV app Support Notice

Follow the link below if you are not seeing program information in the TV listings.


Initial Setup Notes

When ready to install the XFINITY TV app, please be at home with your TV and cable boxes turned on. Messages will appear on your TV screen to help you name your boxes for easier identification and control.

Airtime changes may apply. Check with your carrier. Restrictions apply. Not available in all areas. Not all programming available in all areas. Digital Starter TV or above required for On Demand. Availability of programming varies depending on level of service. Not all Android devices are supported and compatible with the XFINITY TV apps. Apple, the Apple logo, iPad and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Homeland © Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved. SHOWTIME® and related marks are registered trademarks of Showtime Networks Inc., a CBS Company. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2012 Comcast. All rights reserved.