Streaming live TV, watching movies, and accessing other forms of entertainment is getting more comfortable daily. Thanks to technological advancements that have seen the emergence of various streaming devices. Firestick, a product from Amazon, is one of them. Plugging it into your TV's HDMI port gives you access to a myriad of services ranging from sports, news, games, and several others. But first, you need some applications installed and running. Fire TV stick can operate many apps that give you access to the various services. In this article, we shall focus on Xfinity Stream.

What is the Xfinity stream?

How To Install Xfinity Stream On Firestick & Fire TV
This is an app that was launched by Comcast to replace its previous Xfinity TV application and also provide a new experience for cable subscribers. Xfinity stream gives you access to on-demand programs, DVR recordings, and, most importantly, live TV, among other services. The app has over 200 channels of live TV channels, which you can watch while at the comfort of your home or on the go. These include sports channels, new channels, kids' TV channels, and many more.  

Now you know you must not have the TV dish to catch your favorite programs.  Xfinity also has countless movies that you can watch at no added cost, depending on your subscription plans. Besides, you will have games, videos, and photos at the touch of a button with Xfinity. With these, the app forms a perfect home entertainment solution. Another advantage is its compatibility with various systems such as Windows, Android, iOS, Firestick, and many more. The only requirement for the functioning of the app is WiFi.

How do you install Xfinity Stream on Firestick?

The use of the app is legally restricted to a few countries. Its installation is, therefore, in two categories; through the Amazon app store in the few countries and through third-party applications in states where it cannot be downloaded from the Amazon store.

Method 1: Installing Xfinity stream on Firestick from Amazon app store

It is the most straightforward procedure and requires you to:

  • Power on your Firestick and connect to WiFi network.
  • Click the Search button on the Firestick.
  • Type Xfinity Stream in the search box.
  • Out of the search results, ensure you only click on the original Xfinity app.
  • Now click on the ‘Get’ button to begin the download process.
  • (When the download is complete, the app will install automatically).
  • Finally, click on the 'Open' button, and the app will be ready for use.

Method 2: Installing Xfinity Stream on Firestick via sideloading

As noted earlier, the use of the app is restricted to specific locations, out of which its use may have severe ramifications. So a precaution needs to be taken, hiding your IP address. As it happens with any other online operations, when streaming using this app, your IP can be viewed and tracked by internet service providers. Therefore, watching any copyrighted product can take behind bars when discovered. To protect you against such issues, consider hiding your IP using a virtual private network(VPN) or remote desktop connection(RDP). Besides your safety, either VPN or RDP enables you to access content that may be geo-restricted such as Hulu, Netflix, etc.

Noteworthy, the installation of any third-party apps on Firestick requires some adjustments on settings. You need to enable apps from unknown sources. (Go to Firestick settings, select My Fire TV, then click on Developer options. Select apps from unknown sources and click turn on.)

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There are numerous third-party apps for installing Xfinity stream on Firestick that include Downloader, ES File Explorer, Aptoide TV, ADB, FireDL, and Apps2Fire. In this discussion, we will only consider the first two.

A. How to use the Downloader app to install Xfinity Stream on Firestick

  • Download and install the Downloader app for Firestick
  • Open the app on Firestick
  • Now enter the Xfinity stream URL (you can search online) on the app search box and click the 'Go' button.
  • The streaming app will begin downloading shortly.
  • Once the download is complete, the app will automatically move to the installation page. Click Install.
  • The installation will take a few seconds or minutes, after which you should click the Open button to run the Xfinity Stream app.
  • After the app opens, click Get Started and enter your Xfinity Stream login details to begin enjoying the services.

B. Installing Xfinity Stream on Firestick using the  ES File Explorer app

The procedure is almost similar to that of using the Downloader app and includes;
  • Download and install the ES File Explorer app on your Firestick
  • Open the app
  • Look for the downloader icon and click on it. This opens the downloader page.
  • At the bottom of the page is a ‘+’ button. Click on it.
  • Enter the Xfinity stream URL (search online) as the path and the name as Xfinity Stream.
  • Then click the ‘Download Now’ button for the download to begin.
  • In a short while, the download will be over, but the app does not move automatically to the installation page. You should then click 'Open File.'
  • Click 'Install.' This will move the app to the installation page.
  • Click the 'Install' button the second time to begin the installation process.
  • Once the installation is complete, start the Xfinity stream app by clicking 'Open.'
  • Finally, enter your login details and enjoy limitless entertainment.

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In conclusion, Xfinity Stream offers a perfect home entertainment solution that you need to consider. The download and installation of the app are simple and take only a few minutes. There are numerous options available for its download, depending on your location. You can install the exceptional streaming app on Firestick from Amazon Store app or use third-party apps such as Downloader or ES File Explorer.