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Support XFINITY TV X1: Search Using the Remote Keypad

Introduction

Here’s how to search the XFINITY on the X1 Entertainment Operating System On-Screen Guide using the remote keypad.

You can also search using the search bar at the top of the Search menu.  To see how, go to X1: Search Using the Search Bar.

Using the Remote Keypad to Search

  1. Press the xfinity button on the remote.
  2. Use the right arrow or left arrow button to navigate to Search.
    Search button highlighted on guide.  The Search button is option 4 of 6 in the main menu.
     
  3. Press OK on the remote.
  4. Use the alphanumeric keys on the keypad to enter your search term.  For example, to search for "NOVA" enter 6682.
    • Use the 0 button to enter a space. 
  5. As you enter numbers, they will appear at the top of the screen, and the search will begin to suggest titles that match your entry so far. 
    6882 appears at the top of the search screen.  Below this, the "NOVA - TV Series" listing displays, followed by other program listings that match the letters that correspond to 6882. 
     
  6. Use the down arrow button to highlight a search result.
  7. Press the OK button to choose a search result.
    The program description page for NOVA displays with a summary of the program.  Beneath this are the following options: Episodes (accesses the Episode Guide), Record, Favorite. 
     
  8. Press the Last button to go back to the search result list.
  9. Press Exit to exit the Search screen.
     
See Also:
X1: Search Using the Search Bar
X1: TV Show or Movie Information
X1: Movie Review Information
X1: Episode Guide Information
X1: TV Show or Movie Recommendations
X1: Cast and Crew Information

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