How to Activate the Xfinity Stream App on Your Devices at

Hey there! If you subscribe to Xfinity TV or Internet, you can watch live TV and on-demand shows anywhere by activating the Xfinity Stream app. This guide will walk you through how to authorize the app on popular devices like Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Android TV, and smart TVs.

Why Use the Xfinity Stream App?

The Xfinity Stream app lets you:

  • Watch live TV – Stream sports, news, events and more.
  • Access thousands of on-demand shows and movies – Huge catalog from Xfinity On Demand.
  • Download cloud DVR recordings – Take your recordings on the go.
  • Use on many devices – Available across phones, tablets, streaming devices, and smart TVs. No cable box required!

So whether at home or on vacation, the Xfinity Stream app brings your cable subscription anywhere.

Activating Devices with

To start streaming, you first need to activate the Xfinity Stream app on your device of choice. Here’s a summary of what’s involved:

  • Install the app on your device like normal.
  • Open the app and select to activate.
  • Get a 6-digit code. This code appears on your TV / device screen.
  • Go to on your phone, tablet or computer.
  • Input the code and sign in with your Xfinity credentials.

Once your device is successfully linked, you can start streaming!

Below are more detailed activation steps for popular media players and smart TVs.

Activate on Roku

If you have a Roku streaming device, here is how to activate the Xfinity Stream app:

  1. From your Roku’s home screen, go to Streaming Channels > Search Channels.
  2. Search for Xfinity Stream.
  3. Select the Xfinity Stream app > Add Channel.
  4. Once installed, launch the Xfinity app.
  5. Choose Get Started.
  6. Your Roku will display a 6-digit activation code.
  7. On your phone, tablet, or computer, visit
  8. Enter the 6-digit code and sign in with your Xfinity credentials.

Once linked, you can start watching! Activate on Apple TV

To activate Xfinity Stream on an Apple TV:

  1. Open the App Store on your Apple TV.
  2. Search for Xfinity Stream and select the app.
  3. Download and open the Xfinity app.
  4. Choose Get Started. An activation code will appear.
  5. On your phone / tablet / computer, go to
  6. Input the code that displays on your TV and sign in.

After entering your Xfinity login details, your Apple TV will be ready to stream. Enjoy!

Activate on Fire TV

  1. From your Fire TV home screen, select the Search option.
  2. Search for Xfinity Stream and choose the app.
  3. Install and open the Xfinity Stream app.
  4. Select Get Started. You’ll get a 6-digit activation code.
  5. On another device, visit
  6. Enter the code and sign in with your Xfinity account details.

Once connected, feel free to start watching on your Fire TV!

Activate Android & Smart TVs

The activation process is nearly identical across other streaming devices like Android TV and smart TVs like Samsung, LG, and more:

  1. Install the Xfinity Stream app from your device’s app store.
  2. Open the app and choose to activate.
  3. Your device displays a 6-digit activation code.
  4. On a separate device, head to the Xfinity activation page at
  5. Input the code and sign in with your Xfinity credentials.

And that’s it! Your device will now be linked to stream.

Start Streaming Your Favorites via

After completing activation, you can start streaming live channels, On Demand picks, cloud DVR recordings, and more from the Xfinity Stream app.

The app provides a personalized home screen with recommendations for you across movies, shows, sports, news, and additional Xfinity content tailored to your interests.

You also have access to:

  • TV Guide – View upcoming programming by channel.
  • DVR Manager – Manage cloud recordings.
  • Search – Find programs by title, genre, topic, actor, and so on.
  • Account – Manage parental controls, devices, settings.

So unlock a whole world of entertainment options with Xfinity Stream! Activate the app on all your favorite devices for streaming anywhere inside or outside the home.

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