In today’s digital age, controlling your TV with a remote is a necessity, and if you’re an Xfinity customer, you may be wondering how to pair your Xfinity remote to your TV.
You can pair your Xfinity remote with Xfinity X1 and Flex streaming devices, enabling you to manage your TV Box from a distance, even if it’s hidden away in an entertainment centre or another room up to 50 feet away. You can locate Xfinity remotes by checking the model number on the back panel or inside the battery compartment.
It’s important to note that once you’ve successfully paired your remote with a TV Box, it will be able to control any other TV Box once it’s paired with that specific one. In addition, it is important to note that pairing an Xfinity remote with a TV Box is an exclusive process, as each remote can only establish a connection with one TV Box at any given time. Read on to find out how to pair Xfinity remote to the tv.
Pairing an Xfinity Remote to TV With a Setup Button: XR11 (Voice Remote), XR5, and XR2
- Begin by ensuring that your TV and TV Box are turned on. To commence the pairing process between your Xfinity remote and TV Box, ensure that the TV input is set to the correct input connected to the Xfinity TV Box.
- Press the Setup button on your remote repeatedly until the LED at the top shifts from red to a green
- Then, press the Xfinity button on your remote, causing the LED to begin flashing green. If you pair an XR2 or XR5 remote to a DTA, you may need to press the Xfinity button up to five times.
- Follow the on-screen pairing instructions by entering the three-digit pairing code provided. Once the on-screen code has been correctly entered, your remote will be paired with the TV Box.
- Suppose there are multiple TV Boxes within range. In that case, press the Xfinity button on your remote several times until you connect with the TV Box you intend to use.
Pair an Xfinity Voice Remote to TV Without a Setup Button: XR15 Voice Remote (X1 or Flex)
- First, ensure that your TV and TV Box are turned on. To ensure that your TV is properly synced with the Xfinity TV Box. It is imperative to adjust the TV input to the correct input source connected to it.
- Press and hold the Xfinity and Info buttons on the remote for five seconds. Wait for the Voice remote light to change from red to green. And then follow the on-screen instructions by entering the three-digit pairing code provided. After inputting the on-screen pairing code, your Voice Remote and TV Box will be seamlessly paired, allowing you to enjoy a hassle-free and intuitive entertainment experience.
- Once the pairing between your Voice Remote and TV Box has been successfully established. The next step is to set up your TV’s power, volume, and input control.
- The on-screen instructions will guide you through this process, ensuring that you have complete control over your entertainment system.
- Note that while the TV is on (TV Box must be activated first), you can press and hold the Xfinity and Mute buttons on the remote for five seconds until the light changes from red to green. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to pair the Voice Remote for controlling your TV.
Pairing XR16 Voice Remote (Flex only):
- To begin, turn on both your streaming device and TV. Activate the remote by removing the pull tab at its back. Point the remote towards your TV and press the Microphone button.
- Follow the on-screen instructions on your TV to complete the setup process.
Now that we’ve covered the step-by-step process of how to pair the Xfinity Remote to the TV, it’s time to take a closer look at unpairing the Xfinity remote. once the setup is completed, it will not function with any other TV. Unless the remote is unpaired.
How to Unpair Xfinity Remote
Unpairing the Xfinity remote is a simple process. Two methods can be used to accomplish this task, and both ways are equally effective in unpairing your Xfinity remote.
Unpairing Xfinity Remote (without a Setup Button)
If you have an Xfinity remote without a setup button. Such as the XR15 Xfinity X1 and Flex Voice Remote, you can unpair it by following these steps:
- Press and hold the “A” and “D” buttons together for 3 seconds until the light changes from red to green
- Press 9-8-1 to unpair your Xfinity remote.
- The status light will blink blue twice, indicating that your Xfinity remote is unpaired.
- Your Xfinity remote can pair with a new TV box or TV without issues.
Once disconnected, you can connect your remote to a new TV Box or even a different TV. It will also control that when aimed directly at the original X1 TV Box.
People Also Ask
How do I pair my Xfinity Remote?
To program your Xfinity remote control, follow these simple steps using the Xfinity My Account app on your Apple or Android mobile device:
- On your mobile, open the Xfinity My Account app
- Tap on the TV icon and select the TV Box you want to program.
- To initiate the programming process, select “Setup a remote” and swipe through the options. Until you find the specific remote control model you need to program.
- This will allow you to customize your remote control settings to match your preferences and requirements. Then, tap “Continue”.
- Select TV or Audio/Other and follow the programming instructions to complete the process.
How do I pair my XR15 remote to my new cable box?
To pair your remote with your TV, follow these simple steps:
- To pair your remote with the TV Box, press and hold the Xfinity and Info buttons on your remote simultaneously for five seconds.
- Keep a close eye on the LED light on the remote and wait patiently for the colour to transition from red to green, indicating that the pairing has been completed successfully.
- Enter the three-digit on-screen pairing code displayed on your TV screen.
Once the on-screen pairing code is correctly entered, your remote will be paired with your TV.
Can you use Xfinity without a remote?
Your smartphone or tablet can be a remote control using the Xfinity TV Remote app. You can easily change the channel, program your DVR. Then search through Xfinity On Demand and TV listings with just a simple tap on the screen.
How do I fix an unresponsive remote?
Here are a few tips you can use to fix an unresponsive remote:
- Check for any jammed or stuck buttons.
Additionally, if the remote control battery terminals are dirty, remove the batteries. And clean them using a small amount of alcohol solution and a soft cloth or cotton bud. After cleaning, reinsert the batteries back into the remote control.