Guide To Comcast Xfinity Stream App

The Comcast Xfinity stream app is developed to provide HD live broadcast channels, cable channels, DVR recordings, and on-demand videos. Stream app saves you from renting a TV box from Xfinity. In this article, we will tell you everything you need to know about the streaming app. So, let’s get started.

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Is Xfinity Stream app free?

Well, you can say that the Xfinity Stream app is free, but only to a certain extent. You can access and use this app free of cost if you have subscribed to internet and TV bundles from Xfinity. But if you don’t have an Xfinity TV bundle and are only subscribed to Xfinity internet service, you can only watch selected channels and on-demand content for free. Remember that live TV channels available on the streaming app will be the same that will be available on your Xfinity TV.

You can stream up to five devices with this app. But this number will drop to two if you take Xfinity instant TV plans. However, if you stream on the go content, you can simultaneously use the app on three devices.

On Which Devices Can You Use Xfinity Stream App?

The devices compatible with the Xfinity Stream app include Roku TV, LG smart TV, Amazon Fire TV devices, Apple Store, and Google Play Store. You can install the Xfinity Stream app on any of the above-mentioned devices. If you have iPhone or iPad, visit the Apple store to download the app, or if you are an Android user, visit the Google Play store. A thing that you should remember is that the app’s features may vary from one device to another. For example, you can rent shows and movies in the app on the Roku TV, but you can’t do it on any other device.

How to Download and Use Xfinity Stream App?

Downloading and using the Xfinity Stream app is pretty easy. All you have to do is search the Xfinity Stream app on your device, press the install button, and download it.

The next thing is to put Xfinity ID to log in to the app. If you don’t have an ID, then create one. To create an ID, visit the Xfinity website, search for the login section at top of the page, and click on it. When you click this page, it will show “create an Xfinity ID”. Click on this option, confirm your identity, set a password, and you are set to go.

Guide To Comcast Xfinity Stream App

Main Features of the Xfinity Stream app

Xfinity Stream app provides content according to your preferences. There is also a menu that enables you to explore additional features of the app. There will be three horizontal bars on the upper corner of the screen. Tap it to access the menu and all available features. Here are some main features that the app provides:

Live Channels

You can access all the live channels on your stream app, which are included in your Xfinity TV bundle. Moreover, you see a certain thing playing on a TV at your home or your friend’s TV and want to watch it too. You can search for that channel on the streaming app. Plus, you can see the list of all the channels available to you.

On-Demand Content

On-demand content is the most exciting feature of the Xfinity Stream app. There is a library in the streaming app that displays all on-demand shows. You can search the title of your favorite show there if you want to see a specific program. You can also search movies or dramas by their genre.

DVR Recording

The DVR recording feature allows you to record your favorite show. Just go to the live TV section, find a show you want to record, tap on it, and a screen with many options will show up. There will be the option of “record”. Click on it. You can later find the show under the option of recordings.

Download Content

One of the best features of the Stream app is the availability of videos offline. You can install your favorite videos and watch them later even if you don’t have internet access. To download any movie or show, tap on it, and a new info screen will pop up. Find the download button on this screen and download the show or movie. However, keep in mind that some content may not be available for offline viewing. These downloads can be found later under the download option in the menu.


Here comes the end of our guide to the Xfinity Stream app. It is a great app to watch your favorite shows, and it comes free with an Xfinity TV bundle. So, you should definitely download and use this app.

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