This article explains how to use XFINITY On Demand on the X1 Platform from XFINITY. XFINITY On Demand on the X1 Platform from XFINITY set-top box shows beautiful poster art, critic and audience ratings and thousands of XFINITY On Demand movies and TV show choices that are available on your TV. Choose from your favorite networks, genres, just-in and free selections.
Navigating XFINITY On Demand Through X1
If you want to find a show on a specific network, select Networks in the On Demand network. You can browse by broadcast, premium, cable, On Demand, Latino or just see an A-Z list of our networks. Select the networks, and then the network you want to browse to find the show.
When searching through On Demand, you can select a movie or a series and select a Favorite. Then you can access your Favorites in the On Demand menu to watch anytime.
Note: For a series, the favorite option will be at the series level under series info.
Smart tip: Use the yellow A key on your remote to filter only HD or new titles or sort all of your choices A-Z by popularity.
When the focus is on the On Demand tile and you select OK, you are able to scroll through available titles.
Selecting the left arrow key will take you to a list of titles without the poster art.
You can select Back to Main Menu to be returned to the menu or click Watch or Rent On Demand to launch the title in the XFINITY On Demand section. Watch will appear if the selection is part of your XFINITY TV subscription. If Rent On Demand appears, there will be a separate charge that you will need to verify before the purchase goes through.
If the Watch button is not an option, the program is scheduled to be available in the future, but it is not yet available at this time. You can add the program to your Favorites and find it easily when it does come available.
When you select a program to watch through XFINITY On Demand, it will be saved for 24 hours and some rented movies for 48 hours, which means you can return as many times as you want during that time. When you stop a program, it will be transferred into the Recently Viewed. To view the program again, press the XFINITY button on your remote to access the Main Menu, select XFINITY On Demand, and then Recently Viewed. Please note, programs under 20 minutes in length are not saved.
Preventing XFINITY On Demand and Pay-Per-View Orders
You can prevent other people from ordering On Demand programs that are not free or Pay-Per-View (PPV) orders by setting up a Purchase PIN. To set up a Purchase PIN:
- Press the XFINITY button on your remote control.
- Select Settings.
- Choose Parental Controls.
- Follow the on-screen instructions if you have not set up a PIN yet.
- You can set up both Parental Controls (Locks) and Purchase PINs under Parental Controls Settings.
The PINs manager will allow you to set the PIN for the Parental Control and XFINITY On Demand purchases. Once set up, the Purchase PIN will be required to buy any program selected to watch. You can still watch all free programs without entering your Purchase PIN.