https //www.xfinity.com email : xfinity.com/authorize xfinity.com/activate Xfinity On Roku
All Self-Install Kits include installation and activation information. You can find this in your Xfinity folder. If you face any issues and want to get support from xfinity, visit xfinity.com/selfinstall or xfinity.com/authorize.
Navigating the Xfinity Stream Beta App on Roku
If you have completed activation, the Main Menu will appear.
Search for a movie, TV show or channel collection (i.e., network)
Browse Live TV and On Demand programs by TV, Movies, Networks, Sports, Kids & Family, News and Latino
- Pressing the Instant Replay button on the Roku remote will skip back 15 seconds during video playback of Xfinity On Demand content.
- Pressing the Directional Pad Left and Directional Pad Right, respectively, will rewind and fast forward video during playback of Xfinity On Demand content (unless restricted)
- Make rentals or purchase Xfinity On Demand content
- Upgrade your Xfinity TV subscription
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 & Family, Sports or Movies – that are on now or coming up soon. You can also filter live TV by High Definition, Free to Me, Video Description, Closed Captioning and Secondary Audio Program. Access Playback Controls to control accessibility settings, including Video Description, Secondary Audio Program and Closed Captioning.
Select Options (top left) within Live TV to Find a Channel, access Filter Preferences and Search. Selecting Search will take you to the main Search page, to search for a movie, TV show or channel.
Find a Channel: Find a channel by name or number.
Filter Preferences: Filter live TV by: High Definition, Free to Me, Video Description, Closed Captioning, and Secondary Audio Program.
Note: To access Playback Controls, you will need to press the down arrow on the Roku remote while watching live TV. This will present you with a caption icon. Use the Roku remote left and right arrows to highlight either Video Description, Secondary Audio Program or Closed Captioning. You can then select OK to turn the option on or off.
From any live channel, you can access the Mini Menu by selecting Mini Menu on the media player or pressing right on your Roku remote. Use the Mini Menu to discover and quickly change to other live channels.
View the For You screen, Recordings, Scheduled Recordings or Purchases (when applicable).
- Pressing the Instant Replay button on the Roku remote will skip back 15 seconds during DVR video playback.
- Pressing the Directional Pad Left and Directional Pad Right, respectively, will rewind and fast forward during DVR video playback.
You can delete recordings by highlighting the TV episode, selecting Modify Movie Recording, followed by Delete Recording.
Note: You cannot delete recordings in bulk (for example, an entire series) on your Roku device. However, this can be done directly on your TV Box or by using the Xfinity Stream app. You may also recover recordings that were deleted in the past 24 hours by navigating through the following menus – Saved > Recordings > Deleted Recordings – and selecting Undelete.
NEXT EPISODE PLAYBACK
When you’re near the end of an episode in a TV series and there are more episodes left, you’ll see a 30-second countdown and can press the Play Now button to auto play the next episode.
In Settings, if Autoplay is on, it’ll play after the 30 seconds is over or you can press OK to choose the Play Now button.
In Settings, if Autoplay is off, you can go to the next episode by pressing OK on the Play Now button.
Choosing No Thanks will close the window and take you back to the show’s episode list.
Access app settings such as Language, Parental Controls, Accessibility, Autoplay Next Episode, Format and Help options.
Language settings allow you to set the default language for Secondary Language soundtracks (SAP option in Playback Controls when available). Language settings do not change the language for menus or TV listings. SAP may experience intermittent availability in the Xfinity TV Beta app.
Parental Controls are device-specific. Even if you previously set Parental Controls for another device, you have to set them again for the Roku device, as Parental Controls default to the Off mode.
In order to modify Movie Ratings or TV Ratings settings, Parental Controls must be set to On. Locking a rating will automatically lock all higher ratings. For example, locking the R rating will automatically lock the Adult and NC-17 rating.
The Accessibility option provides Audio Guide (voice over) functionality on certain Roku devices. This feature can be accessed by navigating to Settings > Accessibility > Audio Guide, and is available on the following Roku devices:
- Roku Streaming Stick (Models 3600, 3800 & 3810)
- Roku Express (Models 3700 & 3900)
- Roku Express+ (Models 3710 & 3910)
- Roku Premiere (Models 4620 & 3920)
- Roku Premiere+ (Models 4630 & 3921)
- Roku Ultras (Models 4640 & 4660)
- Roku Sound Bar (9100)
You can also turn Video Description, which allows you to listen to an audio description of a program’s key visual elements, On or Off in the Accessibility menu.
The Autoplay Next Episode option on will be on by default; this setting automatically plays the next episode of a TV series while. Turning it off will keep the next episode of a TV series from playing.
A Format option located in the Settings menu will allow you to automatically tune to the High Definition (HD) version of a live TV channel if you select the Standard Definition (SD) version.
The HD Preferred option is selected by default. Selection of All Available Formats will tune to the SD or HD format of the channel that is selected.
A Help option is located in the Settings menu that will direct you to xfinity.com/xfinitystreambeta for more information.
The option to Sign Out of the app on your Roku device is also available in the Settings menu. You can sign out by pressing the OK button your Roku remote.
Note: Signing out of the app will deactivate your device and you’ll be required to reactivate the device and accept the Terms of Activation again the next time you login. Alternatively, you can exit the app without deactivating the device. Press the Last button until you see the main menu, then select Sign Out. Press the Last button again to exit the app.