When you lose your Xfinity remote, the only way to get back to watching TV is to buy a replacement, but how do your pair the remote to the TV? Losing your TV remote and having to buy a new one is never a fun experience. To make life easier on you, Xfinity has made the process of pairing your new Xfinity remote to your TV incredibly easy.
Table of Contents
- How do you pair an Xfinity remote with your TV?
- How to Pair Remote Using Xfinity Code Lookup Tool
- How to Pair Xfinity Remote Using Remote Buttons
How do you pair an Xfinity remote with your TV?
To pair your Xfinity remote to your TV, use the Xfinity Code Lookup Tool to enter the correct 5-digit code into your TV. To pair your Xfinity XR11 or XR15 remote using a button sequence, press and hold the ‘Set Up’ or ‘Xfinity’ button and enter the 3-digit code on the TV screen on your remote.
Xfinity is the largest TV and internet provider in the entire country – delivering an expansive selection of channels to their customers.
Xfinity offers a variety of different bundles at different price ranges to make its services as dynamic and affordable as possible. With that being said, if you are in a situation where your Xfinity remote has permanently gone MIA inside of your couch, you are going to find it hard to enjoy your channels. If finding your remote is a lost cause, the only logical solution is to go out and buy a new one, which is luckily very easy to do with Xfinity.
However, some customers find themselves feeling puzzled when trying to pair their Xfinity remote to their TV. To help you understand this further, we are going to take a closer look at how to pair an Xfinity remote to a TV.
After researching Xfinity troubleshooting issues, I have been able to gather enough information to determine how to pair an Xfinity remote to a TV. My research has shown me that the process of pairing an Xfinity remote to a TV can vary depending on the type of Xfinity remote that you are using.
How to Pair Remote Using Xfinity Code Lookup Tool
Unlike most TV and streaming service providers, Xfinity has set up its devices to connect through its Code Lookup Tool. Before you can begin paring your device, you first need to identify what the code is for your remote.
To do this, simply access the Code Lookup Tool using a web browser and select the correct model remote for your TV.
If you are unsure what remote model you have, there will be a picture on Xfinity’s site to point you in the right direction. Alternatively, find the model number for your remote in the manual of your Xfinity product.
Once you select the model number of your remote, a code will be displayed on the screen. You will need to enter this code into your TV to pair the devices together.
XR11 Xfinity Remote
The Xfinity XR11 is a very popular remote and you can pair it with your TV by using the Code Lookup Tool.
Once you have the code handy, grab your remote, and hold the ‘Setup’ button on the device until you see the LED indicator on the remote turn green.
As soon as the light turns green, you will be prompted to enter a 5-digit code on your TV. You must enter the 5-digit code that was assigned to your XR11 Xfinity remote. If the code was correct, the remote will pair with your TV, and you will see 2 green flashes on the LED indicator – implying that the device successfully connected with your TV.
XR15 Xfinity Remote
The process for connecting an XR15 Xfinity remote to a TV is very simple, but you need to initiate the pairing mode using different buttons than the XR11.
To pair your XR15 remote, press and hold the ‘Xfinity’ button and the mute button simultaneously. After holding the buttons down for about 5 seconds, you should see the green light at the top of the remote start to flash – indicating that pairing mode has been activated.
Your TV screen will then prompt you to enter the code for your XR15 remote. Simply enter in your 5-digit code and wait for the 2 green flashes.
Once you see the flashes, your Xfinity remote will have paired with your TV.
How to Pair Xfinity Remote Using Remote Buttons
If you do not want to use the Xfinity Code Lookup Tool to pair your remote, an alternative way of doing this is to use the buttons that are on your remote. This may be preferable to someone who does have access to the internet to find out what their remote code is.
The process for doing this can vary depending on the type of remote that you are using. If you are using an older Xfinity device, your remote may not have the same functions and buttons as modern remotes. If that is the case, you should find the manual for your Xfinity remote so that you can identify the correct button sequence for your device.
However, if you are using an XR11, XR15, XR2, or XR5 remote from Xfinity, pairing it to your TV is very straightforward and simple. Let’s break down the process for each Xfinity remote.
XR11 Xfinity Remote
The XR11 remote is one of Xfinity’s latest products and it is equipped with voice control. Although you cannot use voice control to pair the remote to your TV, you can enter a button sequence on the device. You can pair the XR11 remote with your TV by following these steps:
- Power on TV
- Find Xfinity Box input
- Press the ‘Set Up’ button for 5 seconds
- Enter the 3-digit code on the screen into the remote
After entering the 3-digit code on your XR11 Xfinity remote, you should see two green flashes appear on the LED indicator of your remote. This will confirm that the remote has been paired to your TV.
XR15 Xfinity Remote
The XR15 remote is another one of Xfinity’s voice control remotes and it can also be paired to your TV without using the Code Lookup Tool. You can pair the XR15 Xfinity remote by following these steps:
- Power on TV
- Find Xfinity box input
- Press and hold the ‘Xfinity’ button for 5 seconds
- Enter the 3-digit code on the screen into your remote
You should see two green flashes appear at the top of your remote’s LED indicator. As soon as the lights appear, your Xfinity XR15 remote will have paired with your TV.
XR2 and XR5 Xfinity Remote
Pairing your XR2 and XR5 remote to your TV is also very straightforward and follows a similar procedure as the XR11. You must enter in the exact same button sequences as you would with the XR11 to connect the device with your TV. See above instructions.
However, when you press the ‘Set Up’ button to initiate the pairing process, you will have to press the button as much as 5 times. Otherwise, your TV might not prompt you with a pairing code.
Xfinity Audio Receiver Controller
If you own an Xfinity audio device, then you should have a separate remote that you will need to connect. Much like with many of the Xfinity remotes, you can start the pairing process by holding down the ‘Set Up’ button for 5 seconds.
Once the pairing process is initiated, you must enter the code ‘9-8-6’. The remote will then flash green two times and it will have paired with your Xfinity device.