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Support XFINITY Apps Using the XFINITY TV Remote app on a Windows 8 Mobile Phone

Introduction

Learn how to use the XFINITY TV Remote app on your Windows 8 mobile phone to change channels on your TV, schedule DVR recordings, browse the XFINITY On Demand library and more.

Getting Started

To begin using the XFINITY TV Remote app, you will need to sign in with your Comcast user name and password.

The XFINITY TV Remote app on a Windows 8 phone: login screen

After you have signed in, you will be directed to the Welcome Screen and asked to choose which set-top box you would like to control. After you make your selection, you will reach the Main Menu.

The XFINITY TV Remote app on a Windows 8 phone: Main Menu

Note: If you have not named any of your set-top boxes or DVRs, you can do so by going to Settings -> TV Settings.

The XFINITY TV Remote app on a Windows 8 phone: TV Settings

TV Listings

Once you tap on TV Listings in the Main Menu, you can view full channel listings for the current time, or you can swipe left or right to view by filter (Kids, Sports, etc).

The XFINITY TV Remote app on a Windows 8 phone: TV Listings

You can also view future programs by swiping or tapping on the current time.

The XFINITY TV Remote app on a Windows 8 phone: Future Programs screen

Recording Options

By tapping on a program in the TV Listings page, you will be able to record either the episode or the recurring series.

The XFINITY TV Remote app on a Windows 8 phone: TV Program selected

From the DVR Menu, you can view both your scheduled and your completed recordings.

The XFINITY TV Remote app on a Windows 8 phone: Scheduled and Completed screens

XFINITY On Demand Listings

In the XFINITY On Demand menu, you will be able to view the movies and TV shows available on your set-top box, as well as choose content by genre, price, and other filters. You can also search by title, or purchase XFINITY On Demand content through the XFINITY TV Remote app to watch via your set-top box.

The XFINITY TV Remote app on a Windows 8 phone: XFINITY On Demand screen

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