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Support XFINITY TV X1: Applications

Introduction

This article details the apps user experience for XFINITY on the X1 Entertainment Operating System.

Note: Not all applications are available on all X1 set-top-boxes. See the individual app articles for more details.

Apps Menu Navigation

The X1 apps menu provides an interactive television experience that allows you to use our enhanced cloud-based guide features with third-party applications that you frequently use in your daily life.

To access the apps menu, simply use your remote to:

  1. Go to the Main Menu.
  2. Select Apps.
  3. Highlight and select the app you wish to use and press OK.
    This is an image of the main menu, which has 4 lines of options: Daily Life, XFINITY, Entertainment and Media and Websites and Comcast Labs. The cursor is hovering over Daily Life on an icon reading Sports.

Note: Using the Internet Apps on your X1 device will count towards your XFINITY Internet data usage.

Examples of Apps and Detail Screens

The following apps and detail screens are all available through X1.

Horoscopes

A horoscope is depicted for today, the option to view tomorrow's horoscope is highlighted below the text.  To the right of Tomorrow's Horoscope is the option to set the chosen astrological sign as a favorite.

For more information on the Horoscopes app, see X1: Horoscope App - Access.

Weather

A weather forecast is depicted, with details of today's forecast and a snapshot of the next 4 days to the right. Beneath the future days is the option to choose Extended Forecast.

For more information on the Weather app, see X1: Weather App Dashboard.

Traffic

A traffic update is displayed. Beneath the area and zip code is a list of traffic alerts and an alert key to indicate if the incident it an accident, construction, congestion, weather-related, or event-related.  At the bottom-left is the option to choose View Locations.  The right-hand side of the screen shows the traffic map with routes and incidents highlighted.

For more information on the Traffic app, see X1: Traffic App - Check Local Traffic and Alerts.

Sports

Sports app example. In-progress and upcoming game information displays on the right while the program continues to play on the left

For more information on the Sports app, see X1: Sports App - Access.

Facebook/News Feed

A Facebook news feed is displayed

For more information on using Facebook, see X1: Facebook Setup.

Pandora

The Pandora app is displayed

For more information on using Pandora, see X1: Pandora App - Main Screen and Remote Functions.

Stocks

The Stocks app is selected.  The "Your Stocks" option is highlighted in the top-left, with a list of stocks and their statuses beneath it.  To the right of Your Stocks is the option to choose "Hot Stocks."

For more information on using the Stocks app, please see X1: Stock App - Access.

Photos

The photos app is displayed; the option to explore the app is highlighted at bottom left

For more information on using the Photos app, see X1: Photos App.

Voicemail

You can browse voicemails:
Phone numbers and voicemail messages are listed

You can listen to voicemails:
Phone numbers and voicemail messages are listed

Note: Upon opening the Voicemail app for the first time, you will be directed to http://x1.comcast.net/webportal/home to enable it on your X1 device.  

For more information on the Voicemail app, see X1: Voicemail App - Access.

Tips and Tricks for X1

List of options for Tips and Tricks for X1 app appears; the option to read a full show description is selected at the top of the list.

For more information on using the Tips and Tricks for X1 app, see X1: Tips and Tricks for X1 App - Features, Tips, and Tutorials.

XFINITY My Account app

An example of the My Account app displays.  From left-to right, you can choose Account Details, Appointment Scheduled, or Outages.  Other options are available to the right of outages and beneath Account Details, but do not display in this image.

For more information on using the XFINITY My Account app, see X1: Using the XFINITY My Account App.

Movie Night

The opening page of the Movie Night App for X1 appears, with the option to press OK to begin.

For more information on using the Movie Night app, see X1: Movie Night.

Accessories Store

This is an image of the Applications screen with Accessories Store app selected.

For more information on using the Accessories Store app, see X1: Accessories Store App - Using the Accessories Store App.

Online App Setup

All setup and activation of third-party apps like Pandora and Facebook must be completed via the Web portal. Each user can control their own social media set up and privacy settings with their Comcast ID. For details, see X1 Apps: Setup Apps on TV.

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