Support XFINITY TV X1 Platform from XFINITY Preferences Menu


In the Preferences menu of the X1 Platform from XFINITY on-screen guide, you have the option to choose font size, set up notifications and more. Read below for more information.

Access the Preferences Menu

To access Preferences:

  1. From the Main menu, highlight Settings Gear icon which accesses the Settings menu (the gear icon) and press OK.
  2. Highlight the Preference or Notification you want to toggle on or off by pressing OK.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions, where applicable.

Preference Settings Menu Options

In Preferences, you can customize the following options:

General Overview

  • Background Darkness Level Change the background darkness level to your personal preference. (Available on the new guide on the X1 Platform only)
  • Auto-tune to HD channels: When this option is on, the set-top box will automatically change from an SD channel to the HD version of the same channel, if one is available.
  • Guide Font Size - Change guide font to small, medium or large sized font. (Not available with the new guide on the X1 Platform)
  • Display Info Pop-ups - Turn on or off
  • Recently viewed content - Turn on or off
Notifications Overview
  • Caller ID notifications: Turn on or off.
  • Text Messaging: Turn on or off

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