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The internet is a wonderful thing, but it opens the door to many crimes, so you have to stay ahead of it.

~Frank Abagnale

A perfectly normal day can turn into a complete nightmare in case your internet security is compromised. Yes, getting access to a speedy and reliable internet connection is almost every person’s dream in this digital age; however, signing up with a secure network is the need of the hour.

This is where Xfinity jumps in. This internet service provider not only promises a fast and dependable internet connection but also gives its users access to the incredible Xfinity Advanced Security feature.

What is Xfinity Advanced Security?

Xfinity Advanced Security notifies you of suspicious activities on your home network and provides valuable instructions on how to enhance your overall internet security. Using this feature, you can confidently say:


Phishing, I don’t know you anymore.


Malware, not on my watch.


Hackers, don’t let the door hit you.

And the cherry on top:

Advanced security is free for all the Xfinity Internet subscribers who rent an xFi gateway.

Awesome, right?

Sign up with Xfinity Internet today- Dial (844) 207-8721

Features and Benefits

Now that we’ve formally introduced you to Xfinity Advanced Security. Let us go ahead and enlighten you with its prominent features and noteworthy benefits .


The Advanced Security option:

  • Prevents you from visiting dubious websites and falling prey to phishing attacks.
  • Diligently blocks remote access to devices like security cameras, baby monitors, smart alarms, etc. from unauthorized users.
  • Monitors all your smart devices and online activities in real-time and notifies you as soon as it detects something suspicious or unusual.
  • Adjusts according to your home network and enhances its functions to keep up with the advanced security risks over time.
  • Provides its users with a dashboard that helps them view, control and get rid of security risks.


  • To use the Xfinity Advanced Security feature, you don’t need to install any additional hardware. All you require is a compatible xFi Gateway and you’re good to go.
  • You also don’t have to worry about downloading a separate software on your smart devices. Your entire home network comes under the charm of this Advanced Security feature as soon as it is enabled.

Simple. Easy. Awesome.

Enabling Advanced Security

Advanced Security can be turned on easily using the Xfinity App. The steps mentioned below will help you enable this feature.


Step 1: Log into your Xfinity App.


Step 2: Go to the Security tab and click on the Advanced Security tile.


Step 3: Select the Advanced Security tab and switch it on. Voila, you’re safe!

Now, this is the simplest way of enabling the Advanced Security feature.
But, how can you turn on this Xfinity Security option on:

A) A new gateway that you are activating using the Xfinity App?

The process is simple. While activating the new gateway, you automatically will be given the option to switch on Advanced Security. Convenient, isn’t it?

B) An already activated xFi Gateway?

  • You can simply enable it from the Overview section in the Xfinity App.
  • You can also switch it on from the Security tab.

You Can Use the Advanced Security Feature Even On the Go How?

Become an ‘xFi Complete’* customer and get access to this incredible feature.

Using the Advanced Security on the go option safeguards your mobile device from security threats whenever you’re connected to an unsafe WiFi network outside your house.

You can enable this option on your:

  • Android devices (running 10th Android version and up)
  • iPhone (upgraded to iOS 14 and up)

Always enable the Advanced Security Option on your home WiFi network first so you can switch on Advanced Security on the go for your mobile device.
Stay safe everywhere!

*Xfinity xFi Complete is a WiFi service bundle that offers:

  • Unlimited data
  • An upgraded gateway
  • Wall-to-wall coverage
  • Advanced Security

Should You Use Advanced Security?

‘Avoid the worst, put safety first.’

If you spend most of your time online, then having access to the Xfinity Advanced Security feature is a blessing in disguise. It will not only protect you from hackers, viruses, malware, and other online threats but will also give you peace of mind.

Still not sure whether you should opt for Xfinity Advanced Security?

Look at the screenshots given below to see how this feature blocks suspicious activities and keeps you safe at all times.


Here, this security feature has blocked an unusual activity on Lisa’s iPhone. Lisa can also easily view the security risk by tapping on the link.


A user of this feature has given their review stating how the Xfinity Advanced Security option has helped them block 6 security threats in just a week. Amazing, right?

We hope this Xfinity Advanced Security review proved to be helpful for you. Instantly sign up with Xfinity Internet and get access to this security feature. Stay safe always!

Call (844) 207-8721 to become an Xfinity Internet customer!

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Xfinity charge for Advanced Security?

If you are an Xfinity Internet customer who’s renting a compatible xFi Gateway, then the Advanced Security feature would be free for you.

How can I turn off the Advanced Security feature?

You can disable the Advanced Security option by following the steps given below:

  • 1. Open the Xfinity App.
  • 2. Find the Security Tab.
  • 3. Click on the Advanced Security option.
  • 4. Choose the ‘Turn Off’ option given under the Advanced Security tile and follow the instructions given on the screen.

How do I report a website blocked by Advanced Security?

Simply file a request for revaluation at, if you’re trying to open a certain website that has been wrongly blocked by the Advanced Security feature. Your request will be assessed and you will soon be provided with an update.