Xfinity Stream is a live TV streaming service with more than 200 channels in its collection. It also has a separate library for Video-on-demand content. The Video-on-demand library has more than 10,000 titles of movies and TV shows. With Xfinity Stream on Roku, users can stream these contents or download them on their devices.

Is Xfinity Stream on Roku?

The Xfinity Stream application is natively available in the Roku Channel Store for download. It is a free streaming service with no subscription plans. However, only users with Xfinity internet and TV can access the app on their devices. They can easily add the application to the device and activated it.

How to Install Xfinity Stream on Roku

1. Turn on your TV and connect the Roku device to it.

2. Launch the Roku home screen and select the Streaming Channels option.

Select Streaming Channels

3. Choose the Search Channels option from the next screen.

Click on Search Channels

4. Using the search bar, search for the Xfinity Stream app.

5. Choose the app icon and click on the Add Channel button.

6. This will start downloading the app.

7. Select the OK button when the download is complete.

Alternative Method to Install Xfinity Stream on Roku

1. Launch any web browser on your computer after turning the device on.

2. Go to the official Roku Channel Store on the website.

3. Locate the Sign in button on the top-right corner of the screen.

Sign in to your Roku account

4. Enter the details of the Roku account to sign in.

5. Click on the search bar on the website and search for Xfinity Stream.

6. Select the Xfinity Stream app icon from the home screen.

Search for Xfinity Stream on Roku Channel Store

7. Click on the Add Channel button to initiate the app download.

Add Xfinity Stream on Roku by clicking on Add Channel

8. As the app download is over, open the app on the Roku device.

How to Activate Xfinity Stream on Roku

1. After installing the Xfinity Stream on your Roku device, open the app.

2. Locate the Get Started button on the app homepage and click on it.

3. This will display the Xfinity Stream Activation Code on the screen.

4. Turn on your computer and connect the device to the internet.

5. Using the web browser, visit the Xfinity Stream Activation website.

6. In the respective field, type in the Activation Code and click on Continue.

Enter the Xfinity Stream Activation Code

7. Type in the login details of your account and select the Sign In button.

8. Click on the Yes button on the success message on the app screen.

9. Finally, start streaming the TV channels on the device.

Xfinity Stream on Roku Not Working: Fixes

Some of the users of Xfinity Stream have come across issues when the app is not working on their devices. Here is a compilation of simple troubleshooting measures that should try these issues.

Can’t Load Xfinity Stream

  • If the Xfinity Stream app is not loading on Roku, check for server outage with Downdetector.
  • Restart the Roku device by unplugging the device from the power source. Connect the Roku device back to the power and turn it on.
  • Update Roku from its Settings > System > Software Update > Check Now.

App Is Buffering

  • If you have a poor internet connection, the Xfinity app will be buffering.
  • Unplug the Wi-Fi router from the power source for a couple of minutes. Connect the device back and then turn it on.
  • Use an Ethernet Cable to connect to the Wi-Fi for better internet strength.


Why is Xfinity Stream stuck on initializing?

If the Xfinity Stream app is not loading, close the application and then launch it once again. Also, uninstall Xfinity Stream from your device and re-install it from the Channel Store.

How to uninstall Xfinity Stream on Roku?

In the Roku home screen, highlight the Xfinity Stream app >Press the Star * button in the remote > Select Remove Channel > Confirm removing the channel.