DEVICES: Xfinity

Control Types

Xfinity can only be controlled via IR controls. Please make sure that Control Center has line of sight to your Xfinity box or use the included IR emitter.  See note below re IR learning.

Auto Switching

Control Center can detect the following activities on Xfinity:

  • Power on
  • IR Remote operation

If Auto Switching for Xfinity is enabled and any of these activities happen, then Control Center will turn on and switch sources to Xfinity automatically. 

Basic Controls

Xfinity keys and functions are mapped to the following Control Center buttons:

 Xfinity   Control Center
 Directional Pad   Directional Pad
 Cancel   Back Button
 Guide   Menu Button
 DVR   Home Button
 REW   Rew
 FFWD   FFWD
 Pause   Play/Pause
 Page Down   Down Arrow
 Page Up   Up Arrow
 Numberpad   9 Dots
 Recall   Long press Back Button
 Menu   Long press Menu Button
 Info   Long press Home Button
 Replay   Long press REW
 More buttons   Long press 9 Dots
 Rewind live content 30 secs.   Long press Page Down button
 Fast forward live content 30 secs.   Long press Page Up button

You can also customize additional long-press functions. Long press the (9 Dots) button. You can then select a function on the left side of the menu, and press & hold the button you want to assign that function to.

Deep Linking

Deep Linking on Xfinity supports navigating to specific shows or channels, searching DVR listings, and automatically launching to DVR show's detail page.

- Connect the Xfinity STB to any available Control Center HDMI port.
- Verify Control Center discovers the newly connected Xfinity STB.
- Verify Xfinity is connected to the same network as Control Center.
- Proceed with steps to setup the new device
- While in setup, follow the instructions to verify you can control the Xfinity with your Control Center remote.

IR Learning

Xfinity set top boxes support both RF and IR. RF is used when Xfinity is paired to the Xfinity remote. Control Center does not support learning RF so Xfinity has to be switched over to IR.  In order to switch Xfinity over to IR, its remote must be unpaired with the set top box. This will force the Xfinity remote to change over to emitting IR. Once the Xfinity remote is emitting IR, you will be able to go through the IR learning process with control center to learn the Xfinity remote.

 

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