- December 17, 2018
- Posted by: roku
- Category: roku support
Xfinity stream app is developed by Comcast and supports to Roku device, Samsung smart TVs and other Partner Devices. Which are good news for Roku device users and its most-watched channel on Roku TV? If you have Comcast Xfinity account so you easily watch the channel on Roku. This app delivers live broadcast channels, linear cable channels, cloud recordings and video on demand. For this, you don’t have any need to rent an Xfinity TV Box from Comcast. We would discuss below Roku Xfinity App, Comcast Roku problems and other perspectives of Xfinity stream app Activation.
How to Activate Xfinity Stream app on Roku
You can also visit video link of Activate Roku Xfinity App
Follow the steps of Roku Xfinity App activation below;
- First, you install the XFINITY Stream Beta channel for Roku then follow the installation instructions here.
- On your device Open the “XFINITY Stream Beta” channel.
- Now launch the channel app and select Get Started to continue.
- Just tap the OK button on your Roku remote process is a start.
- Now you will receive the Xfinity activation code on the screen.
- Go to https://xfinity.com/authorize by computer or mobile device, and type in the 6 digit code displayed on your Roku.
- Now complete the Sign in the process and Enter your Xfinity username and password, then click Sign In. Wait until the XFINITY login page will load.
- If you don’t have an account create it,
- Type the code below;
- After that enter a mobile number;
- After the process, you will receive a Success! The message, notifying you that your Roku device screen will update shortly.
- Now read the terms and conditions, and select option related to accept the terms and continue. If you choose No, so you will back to the 1st step of the activation process.
- This two option will appear on the screen.
- Terms of Activation: Cloud DVR Customers
- Terms of Activation: Non-Cloud DVR Customers
- Next, enter the name of your device.
- The home screen will appear in front of you and now you are ready to begin using the app.
Features of Xfinity Stream Roku:
Below we provide the best features of Roku Xfinity app so you easily enjoy streaming;
- Search tab– By this, you can easily search your favorite programs such as Movies, TV shows and a lot more
- Browse tab: You can to browse the live programs and also choose the category that suits your interest
- Instant Replay button: You can replay and watch the videos any time by the use of Use the Instant Replay button
- Use of left and right directional Pad to rewind and fast forward the videos
- Channel option: By name or code you can find the channel as you want.
- Change and Select channel: You can change the channel and make the selections easily by the mini menu.
- Filter by Available Out of Home to watch more than 200 channels of Live TV on the go from any available WiFi or cellular connection in the U.S.
- More than thousands of TV shows and movies available for streaming On Demand. For offline viewing download options are available.
- In the U.S. with an internet connection, X1 and Instant TV Cloud DVR customers can watch saved recordings from anywhere.
- Once you sync with the Xfinity Stream app, you can Easily track the channels, TV shows, movies, & sports teams.
- You can use the search function to search the favorite Tv shows and movies.
We provide the list of various programs and features, you will find in the Xfinity TV app.
- Cloud DVR recordings
- Xfinity guide
- Live and ON demand programming
- Cable programming
- Local broadcast
- Public education and govt. channels
- Premium, networks
The “XFINITY Stream Beta” channel works on these Roku devices:
- Roku TV (5XXX, 6XXX: Models within the 5000 and 6000 range)
- Streaming Stick (3800, 3600)
- Streaming Stick (3810)
- Roku 3 (4200, 4230)
- Express (3900, 3700)
- Express+ (3910, 3710)
- Roku 2 (4210)
- Premiere (4620)
- Premiere+ (4630)
- Ultra (4660, 4640)
- Roku 4 (4400)
Navigating the Xfinity Stream Beta App on Roku
Navigate the menu to view the options such as search, Live TV, Browse, Saved, settings. After completing the process of Activation Navigating the Xfinity Stream App on Roku.
Once you complete the activation process of Roku Xfinity App you have reached the main menu then some option will be shown which is listed below;
- Live TV
You can search anything such as movie, TV shows or channel
Use the Comcast Xfinity on demand Features;
Finding a program without an exact name: This is good features and help your’s when you don’t remember the exact name of the program so it will recognize program title synonyms so if you type in “Law and Order” it will return results for “Law & Order”;
Finding a movie: Comcast Xfinity on demand features are good and you can find a movie who want to see. When you search the movie name, results are only returned for programs and movies that are currently available. However, every time new content is frequently added to Xfinity On Demand so if you want to return back to many time to watch the movie here so save your search and run the search again on a different day you may get different results.
You enter the favorite musician name, brand and song name results will appear related to your query.
Adult-rated programs don’t appear in search results.
After using the Comcast Xfinity on demand Features, you can browse your favorite shows and movies.
You can browse Live TV and On Demand programs on TV, Movies, Networks, Sports, Kids, News, and Latino.
Use the Xfinity Instant Replay button features by pressing the button on the Roku remote will skip back 15 seconds during video playback of Xfinity On Demand content.
You can also enjoy the rewind and fast-forward video during playback of Xfinity On Demand content (unless restricted). By pressing the Directional Pad Left and Directional Pad Right, respectively.
You can watch live TV, view TV Listings for all of your channels, watch live TV, set episode or series recordings, and view the programs in a certain category – Favorite Channels, Kids, Sports or Movies – that are on now or coming up soon. Home XFINITY network gives the permission to watch the channels on your lineup.
Use Playback controls to control accessibility settings, including video description, secondary audio program and closed captioning.
By selecting Find a channel on Live TV you can access Filter Preferences and Search. After that it will take your main search page, to search for a movie, TV show or channel.
Find a Channel: By name or number you can Find a channel
You can filter the Live TV by;
- High Definition
- Video Description,
- Closed Captioning and
- Secondary Audio Program
Mini menu helps you to discover and quickly change to other live channels and you can access the Mini Menu by selecting Mini Menu on the media player or pressing right on your Roku remote.
View the “For You screen”, Recordings, Scheduled Recordings or Purchases (when applicable).
Use the Instant Replay button and Pressing the Directional Pad Left and Directional Pad Right button on Roku remote. We can discuss this features in detail before in the article. By highlighting the TV episode you can delete recordings
On your device, you cannot delete recordings in bulk (for example, an entire series). This can be done directly on your Roku TV Box. If you delete the recording and want to recover recordings so you may also recover recordings that were deleted in the past 24 hours. For recover, recordings go to saved then click recordings and click Deleted Recordings and now selecting Undelete.
App settings include Language, Parental Controls, Accessibility, Format and Help Options.
You can choose the default language for Secondary Language soundtracks and language settings do not change the language for menus or TV listings.
Parental Controls is the best features for parents they can set this feature according to your choice are device-specific. Don’t confuse the setting of parents control, if you previously set Parental Controls for another device, you have to set them again for the Roku device, like Parental Controls default to the Off mode.
On a certain device, the Accessibility option provides Audio Guide (voice-over) functionality which is beneficial for Roku device users. Users can take help from the voice guide and complete the set up the process. You can follow the steps and enable the setup;
Settings > Accessibility > Audio Guide
- Roku Streaming Stick (Model 3600), Express (Model 3700), Roku Express+ (Model 3710)
- Roku Premiere (Model 4620),
- Premiere+ (Model 4630),
- Roku Ultra (Model 4640)
Turn Video Description: This option helps you to listen to an audio description of a program’s key visual elements, On or Off in the Accessibility menu.
Format option: If you select the Standard Definition (SD) version so settings to allow you to automatically tune to the High Definition (HD) version of a live TV channel. The HD Preferred option is selected by default.
If you face any difficulty you can take help from a Help option is located in the Settings menu that will direct you to xfinity.com/xfinitystreambeta for more information.
In the settings menu, the option to Sign Out of the app on your Roku device is also available. You can easily sign out by tapping the OK button your Roku remote. Now, you will then be returned to the Getting Started screen.
After discussed Roku Xfinity App, we provide the information about how to get started with the Xfinity Instant TV Roku
How to get started with the Xfinity Instant TV Roku:
Xfinity Instant TV is just like a cable TV streaming service which provides the live TV from broadcast and popular cable networks on your computer, tablet, smartphone or Roku Streaming Player.
You can enjoy local and national live sports, news and the most popular shows as they air. You also add premium channels and channel packs. Watch the recorded show at home or download them and Record up to 20 hours of your favorites.
Access thousands of hours of Xfinity on demand tv shows and movies anytime on your favorite device. The U.S. users stream TV Go content on any wireless or WiFi network anywhere.
What You’ll Need
- Xfinity Instant TV
- Xfinity compatible equipment such as cable modem or Wireless Gateway
- A compatible computer or device with a browser installed
- Username and password Of your Xfinity account
If you don’t have an Xfinity Username? It’s not a big problem and you’ll get one when you activate your Xfinity Internet service, which we’ll get to in a minute.
You can access Xfinity Instant TV from your devices, download the Xfinity Stream app onto those devices. Select your device and download its various platform which is listed below;
|Roku devices||Download from the Roku Channel Store.|
|Android devices||Download from the Google Play Store.|
|Apple devices||Download from the Apple App Store.|
After downloading the app on your device, start the process of using Xfinity Instant TV on Roku via https://www.xfinity.com/stream/
Tips to Resolve Comcast Roku Problems:
First, you check the following devices
- TV & Roku
- Ensure the correct HDMI input is selected on your TV set for your Roku device.
- Check all cables are secured and plugged in and your devices powered on.
- Roku remote
- Use a fresh set of batteries.
- Remove obstacles between of remote and TV that may be blocking the line of sight.
- Update a system of a Roku by going to the Roku;
main menu > Settings > System > System Update
- Be sure your device is one of the supported Roku models.
XFINITY Stream Beta Channel for Roku
- Cannot stream content
- Channel streaming interruption
- Cannot log in to Roku account
- A stream is freezing or jumping in and out
- Cannot authorize Roku with university credentials
- Go to the XFINITY Stream beta account and Sign out & sign back.
- Strong network connection is required to check your connection & ensure your Roku device is connected to your campus network.
- Contact your campus help desk for issues with Wi-Fi or network and with your campus username & password.
- Reset your username and/or password.
- go to Settings > Network and Update or Setup a new connection on your Roku device power cycle your Roku.
- If problems are related to unable to stream on your mobile device or web browser check all perspective.
- After that submit a request to XOC support team. In the request include the Version or build number of your XFINITY Stream channel app by going to Settings > About.
We hope above discussed complete guide of Roku Xfinity App is helpful for you. In any case, if you have any issue related to Xfinity stream app, feel free to contact our Roku customer service at +1-844-573-0162.