Many Firestick users still don’t know how to install the Xfinity stream on Firestick, so today, I will share all the detailed processes to install it and make the most out of it.
Comcast has introduced its new service as Xfinity Stream, and it is better than many streaming apps like Netflix and Hulu. However, most of the Firestick users have already installed it on the device, but the rest haven’t done it yet, or they are not aware of this new service of Comcast.
So, I have shared all the necessary details to install Xfinity Stream on Firestick in under five minutes and start streaming your favorite content today. But If you don’t read this article until the end, you might miss essential information on installing the Xfinity Stream app on Fire TV.
And, you will be able to install it on almost all the Firestick devices, including Firestick 4k, Fire TV 2nd & 3rd Gen, FireTV Cube, and on FireTV lite as well, so it’s essential to look into the process seriously.
If you are using any of the devices mentioned above of Amazon Fire Stick, this article will help you get the Xfinity app. Still, If you use devices other than Firestick, you better find another guide to install the Xfinity app to stream live TV.
Some Firestick users don’t know that the Xfinity stream app was unavailable for Firestick on the Amazon app store. However, they have officially launched the app for Firestick, which is currently in the Beta version, and testings are still going on.
Now, let’s look at an important tool to help you be safe while streaming online.
What Is Xfinity Stream?
First of all, we will find out what is Xfinity stream and then we will move ahead with its installation process on Firestick.
The Xfinity Stream is an online streaming platform that provides the best content, including Movies, TV Shows, News Channels, Sports, and many other forms of entertainment. You can compare Xfinity Stream with the popular streaming app Netflix and Redbox, but the Xfinity Streaming platform comes with advanced features.
It helps the users to enjoy live TV channels without TV Box and with the help of the Internet. It also comes with an offline downloading feature to watch the downloaded episodes or movies without the Internet.
The Xfinity streaming app provides more than 200 live TV channels, which means a complete watching experience of your favorite content whenever you need it.
The app also provides the feature to offer and save on-demand videos to the users to watch them anytime. One of the best things about Xfinity is that it allows for content almost 28 days before competitors like Netflix and Redbox. This feature puts the Xfinity Stream into a strong position in the market.
Now, let’s move ahead and look into the process of installing Xfinity Stream on Firestick.
Install Xfinity Stream On Firestick
As we know, Xfinity Stream is now officially launched on the app store as a beta version, so we will try to install the app on Firestick.
Before installing any beta versions of the app, you should know that it won’t provide you with the full feature list on the app. However, as it’s on a beta version, you may have several bugs on it as well.
Still, if you want to see the option of installing Xfinity Stream on Firestick, follow the below-mentioned processes and steps.
For someone who doesn’t want the beta version to be installed on Firestick and wants a stable one with full features, look for the sideload section in this article.
So, let’s start installing the beta version of Xfinity Stream on Firestick.
First of all, uninstall the old version of the Xfinity Stream app, and then again, open the Home Screen on the Firestick, go to the menu, and open Search.
Then type Xfinity in the search bar and click on the first result on the screen.
From all the results on the screen, select the blue and black icon on the app.
Then, click on the download button.
And it will start the process to download the app on Firestick, and when it’s done, click on Open to launch it.
Now, Xfinity Stream beta version has been installed on Firestick. So, log in to your account with your personal information like username and password, and start using the Xfinity app.
Method 1: Sideload Xfinity Stream APK On Firestick
In the previous section, we learned about installing a beta version of the Xfinity app direct from the Amazon app store. But that app is still in the beta version that means testings and improvisations are going on, and the app will change significantly in the future.
And there are high chances of facing failures of a particular activity in-app due to the bugs and glitches in the app. So, if you don’t want to take risks by downloading the app’s beta version, nor do you want to wait for a better and stable version of the app, you need to perform the sideloading method on Firestick to get the app.
The sideloading process is straightforward and used by professional online streaming app users on Fire TV devices. And it won’t affect your device in any manner.
But, Amazon has restricted their users by default from sideloading the third-party applications on the device for security purposes. Still, you can change this from the settings of the Fire TV. And one thing you should keep in mind is that not every website you visit on the internet is safe, so be extra careful and use ExpressVPN to avoid any types of issues related to internet security.
So, look into the steps below to enable unknown sources from settings.
- From the Home Screen, click on Settings.
- Then, open My Fire TV.
- Then, scroll the list down and select Apps from Unknown Sources.
- After that, click on enable Unknown sources.
That was it. Now, you have enabled the Unknown sources on Firestick, which means that you can now easily sideload third-party applications on Firestick, including the Xfinity Stream app.
Now, let’s move ahead in the article and start installing the Xfinity Stream app, and for that, we have two methods to follow. In the first method, we will use the Downloader app, and in another way, we will use ES File Explorer.
Start Home Screen and select magnifying glass icon on the screen to open virtual keyboard.
Now, type Downloader in the search bar, using the virtual keyboard, and click on the first option from the results.
The app will have an orange background, so click on it.
Then, press the Download button.
When it’s done downloading, press the Open button.
And click on allow to permit the app to access the required data.
Then, the app will come up with a quick guide, and you can ignore it, so click on Ok.
and it will welcome you on the home screen of the app, so click on the box on the screen to type the http://firesticklab.com/xfinity.apk
After typing, click on the Go button, and it will start the process of downloading the app.
And, when it’s done, it will open a new installation window on the screen.
So, select the Install button. Now, please wait for a while for the app to be installed, and when it’s done, click on Done.
Then a new box will appear on the screen, so select the Delete option, and again it will ask you to click on it, so again click on the Delete option to remove the apk file from the device and free up the necessary space on the device.
Now, visit the Home Screen and click on Applications.
And scroll the list down to find the Xfinity app icon on the screen, and open it.
That was it. Now you will be able to stream your favorite content, including movies, TV shows, music, etc., on your device and enjoy the day with your loved ones. We have successfully installed the Xfinity Stream APK file on Firestick with the help of the Downloader app.
In the end, we have got Xfinity Stream installed on the Firestick, and you can easily stream movies and benefit from live TV streaming services on Fire TV Stick to watch Xfinity.
Note: If you are having any difficulties accessing the Xfinity Stream app on Firestick from the web browser, make sure you first install Silk Browser or some other browsers that you like and then enter your details to log in.
Method 2: Use ES File Explorer
We can use ES File Explorer to install not only Xfinity on Firestick but any third-party application of your choice.
This is a fantastic method for those who do not want to use the Downloader app to sideload Xfinity Stream on Fire TV.
Now, let’s go straight to the process of installing Xfinity Stream using ES File Explorer.
- First, download ES File Explorer from the Amazon app store as we did in the previous section by downloading the Downloader app.
- After opening ES File Explorer, now select the Downloader from the screen.
- Now click on + sign from the menu.
- Then, type the exact URL, https://howtofirestick.com/xfinity.apk, enter the name Xfinity Stream in the name section to give it a name and click on the Download button to start the process.
- Now, the app will start to download.
- When it’s done downloading the app, click on Open File, and from the other screen, click on Install.
- Then, from the installation window, press Install.
So, in a few sections, it will install the app on Firestick, and as we have discussed the two methods, both of the methods are good and easy to follow. This method will also help you download the app in a few seconds, and you will be able to start streaming your favorite content online.
Why is Xfinity Not Working?
I am getting too many requests to solve the issue related to Xfinity not working on Firestick after installing it. I tried using it on Firestick and found errors that are not letting us use the Xfinity app.
And to solve these errors, I tried many methods and ways, but nothing seemed to work on those errors. After giving up on the techniques I used to solve the issue, I finally found a patch version of the app that it can use to continue watching your favorite content.
So, to install that patch version of the Xfinity app, first, you need to clear cache files and remove temporary data and files from the device to clear the storage and unwanted files that could harm your third-party applications from running smoothly.
Then, you need to uninstall an old version of the Xfinity app. Once the old app is removed from the device now, you need to install the patch version of the app by following the same guidelines mentioned above.
After installing it on Firestick, you will be required to use Silk Browser only to solve the error message from the browser. So, install Silk Browser on Firestick, and after installing it, click on Get Started button on the Xfinity app. Then, it will redirect you to the Silk Browser.
Then, it would be best to use your login credentials to get into the app and start using the Xfinity app to stream movies and TV shows of your liking.
Note: Further, if you face any errors and issues in the app, using the recommended ExpressVPN will surely help you.
Now, after reading all the processes and understanding the steps to install the Xfinity Stream app on Firestick, In this section, we will look into the most asked questions on the topic related to Xfinity Stream app so that you can clear your doubts and have a better vision for the app.
This section may include the question you have in your mind, so I would recommend you first read this section of FAQs and then move ahead to write your question in the comment section.
Do I need to pay to watch content on the Xfinity Stream app?
Xfinity is an IPTV service, and if you want to stream content from the app, you will be required to buy their plan for streaming. They have various plans that fit everyone’s needs, and anyone can choose the plan according to their requirements. The plans include different numbers of live TV channels, and you can choose how many you will need to entertain yourself. For example, visit their official website to buy Xfinity Stream plans.
Can I Use the Xfinity Stream service in other parts of the world?
The Xfinity Stream only works in the USA, and if you are not in the USA, I am afraid you will not be able to use the service. But, if you are missing your streaming partner and want to watch it from Xfinity Streams, you have to use our recommended ExpressVPN tool. It will help you connect with the USA servers, and you will be able to enjoy your streamings right away in minutes. And Xfinity provides their users a feature to save and download their favorite shows and content so that you can watch it from anywhere in the world.
Will Apple TV support Xfinity Stream?
No, the Xfinity Stream app is not supported by Apple and many other TVs and OS. Please look into the list of unsupported systems in which you can not install the Xfinity app or enjoy content from it by using the Xfinity app. Android TV, Windows devices, Nook devices, etc. You can visit the Xfinity compatibility list here to learn more about the Xfinity Stream app and its usage.
How can I stream movies for free?
There are many free streaming applications available on the internet that you can install on your device and benefit from their free content offering. And to use the free content, you can use the best option available in the market, which is to use the Kodi media player on Firestick to view all sorts of content from the internet. Kodi will help get the addons on the device, and from those addons, you can stream your favorite content free of cost.
As we know Xfinity Stream IPTV service is the best platform to watch your favorite content and other live TV channels from the app. It will provide you with various types of content that you will love to stream with your family.
In this complete installation guide, all the information about the installation has been provided above. You can also see the screenshots to understand the process better and install it on your Firestick devices.
The whole process will be done in under five minutes so you can instantly start streaming your desired content online. But do not forget to use our recommended ExpressVPN to help you surf the internet safely and not leak your essential data related to your banks and other personal data.
- 1 What Is Xfinity Stream?
- 1.1 Install Xfinity Stream On Firestick
- 1.2 Method 1: Sideload Xfinity Stream APK On Firestick
- 1.3 Method 2: Use ES File Explorer
- 1.4 Why is Xfinity Not Working?
- 1.5 Do I need to pay to watch content on the Xfinity Stream app?
- 1.6 Can I Use the Xfinity Stream service in other parts of the world?
- 1.7 Will Apple TV support Xfinity Stream?
- 1.8 How can I stream movies for free?