How to Pair Xfinity Remote to Tv

Controlling your TV with your Xfinity remote is convenient, but first, you need to pair them! The process varies slightly depending on your Xfinity remote model. Here’s a breakdown of the methods:

XR11, XR5, and XR2 Remotes

These remotes do not have a setup button. Here’s how to pair them:

  1. Turn on your TV
  2. Aim the Xfinity remote at your TV
  3. Press and hold the xfinity button and the Info button: Hold them simultaneously for about five seconds until the remote’s LED light changes from red to green.
  4. Enter the Three-Digit TV code: Your TV screen will display a code. Enter it using the remote’s number buttons.
  5. Test it out: If the code worked, you should be able to control your TV’s power and volume with your Xfinity remote.

XR15 and XR16 Remotes

These remotes have a dedicated setup button. Pairing is easy:

  1. Turn on your TV
  2. Press and hold the Setup button: Keep holding until the LED at the top of the remote changes from red to green.
  3. Enter the Five-Digit TV Code: Look up the code for your specific TV brand ( Press the code in with the remote’s number keys.
  4. Success! If the LED blinks green twice, it’s paired.

Troubleshooting Help

  • Can’t Find Your Code: Check Xfinity’s support site or your TV’s user manual.
  • Multiple Codes: Some TVs have multiple codes. Try them until you find the right one.
  • Aim Carefully: Sometimes issues arise from not pointing the remote directly at the TV’s infrared receiver.

Additional Tips

  • Voice Remotes: Some Xfinity remotes are voice-activated. You may need to follow additional steps to pair the voice function.
  • Xfinity Support: Don’t hesitate to reach out to Xfinity Customer Support for tailored help.

With these instructions, you’ll have your Xfinity remote successfully paired to your TV in no time!


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