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The YouTube app forms a big part of our lives today. With its ginormous library, which has gone well over 800 million videos and counting in 2023, and some of the choicest video collections, this application is certainly one of the top favorites among people. Not only do people earn through this platform by putting out good quality content, but it is also the perfect place to look for answers to everyday troubles. From DIY solutions, news and sports highlights, and entertainment, to the most exquisite recipes from around the world, little escapes the world of YouTube.

In this article, we explore the YouTube App on Xfinity X1 and everything it gets you at a moment’s notice. So let us jump right in!

YouTube App on Xfinity X1

Xfinity introduced the YouTube App on X1 in the fall of 2017, and it has come a long way since. If you are looking forward to streaming unlimited videos directly onto your TV screen, YouTube App on Xfinity X1 is the perfect experience. Not only do you get access to millions of videos completely free of cost, but a high-speed internet connection also ensures that you get HD video quality. The YouTube App on the Xfinity set-top boxes is certainly a game-changer in many ways, for now, it allows you to browse, search, watch, and do so much more all from the comfort of your TV screen.

What makes YouTube App on Xfinity more exciting is the fact that the app seamlessly integrates with the user interface, creating a full entertainment experience. It is not just a standalone app, rather, if you search for, say cooking shows, not only do you get results from your cable service but also your YouTube app directly on the search page. Plus, the Xfinity smart award-winning voice remote on which you employ voice commands with certain trigger words, helps make this whole search process a lot simpler and more exhilarating. Just say whatever you want to search for in your voice remote and let it do the rest for you.

Using the YouTube App on Xfinity X1 is quite easy. All you have to do is have a compatible set-top box with your Xfinity TV and Internet service and you are good to go. Here are some of the things that can help you set up and manage the YouTube App on Comcast when you start.

Set Up and Use the YouTube App on Xfinity X1

To set up the app on Xfinity X1, here is what you need to follow:

  • Press the Xfinity key on the voice remote and go to Apps
  • Search for YouTube in the available collection
  • Similarly, you can just say YouTube into your voice remote to reach the app
  • Search for any videos you like; use the onscreen keyboard or just ask your voice remote

Manage Your YouTube Account on Xfinity X1

Signing in to your YouTube account helps personalize the suggestions you get, based on what you like. To manage YouTube accounts on the Xfinity X1:

  • Open the YouTube App and go to Main Menu
  • Sign in with your credentials. You would need an activation code sent on another device to authorize this.
  • You can also sign in to multiple accounts at the same time and toggle between them as you need
  • Remove any inactive YouTube accounts on your App if you want to


Xfinity Internet and TV Bundles

Since using YouTube App on your Xfinity X1 employs both the use of Xfinity internet and TV, it is of value to consider Xfinity internet and TV bundles. These are simple bundles that get you both internet and TV services from Xfinity, adding great value to your plans. Some of the most popular internet and TV bundles from Xfinity are given below, which get you great quality for your dollar. However, these plans do change depending on your area, so it is best to speak to an agent before you purchase a plan.

Xfinity Bundle Download Speeds No. of channels Price
Connect More + TV Choice 200 Mbps 10+ $50.00/mo.
In select areas. For 12 months with 1-yr agmt. Paperless billing and autopay req’d. Taxes & fees not included
Fast + TV Popular 400 Mbps 125+ $100.00/mo.
In select areas. For 24 months. No term agmt. Paperless billing and autopay req’d. Taxes & fees not included
Superfast + TV Ultimate 800 Mbps 185+ $135.00/mo.
In select areas. For 24 months. No term agmt. Paperless billing and autopay req’d. Taxes & fees not included

If you want to stick to a budget option, the first plan is a perfect fit for you since it gets you high-speed internet and TV at a very affordable price. If you are looking for better internet speeds and a wider channel line-up, however, the mid-tier or the high-tier bundles would probably be a better fit for you. Not only do you get access to fast internet speeds with Xfinity bundles, but you can also use the YouTube App on your TV now and enjoy it as much as you want.

Xfinity plans and pricing do vary a great deal over different regions so not all plans are available everywhere. However, for more information on what Xfinity plans are available in your area or to order, call us now at 1-844-207-8721 and let us take care of all your needs!

YouTube Kids on Xfinity X1 & Xfinity Flex

YouTube Kids is a platform for children to watch and enjoy videos and content in a safe and contained environment. It makes the entertainment journey much more simple and exciting as children explore and grow in their pursuits all while staying in a safe zone. You may access YouTube Kids on both Xfinity X1 and Flex. All you need is a compatible Xfinity X1 Box or Flex along with an internet connection that can help you stream as many videos as you want.

If you want to access YouTube Kids on your TV with an X1, you might want to consider getting an Xfinity TV plan. If you currently have an internet plan, there is nothing to worry about because Xfinity services can easily be bundled together. Check out the Xfinity TV and internet bundles mentioned in the previous section and you can decide on whatever you want to get.

YouTube Kids is the perfect app for your kids, where you can set any necessary parental controls and leave the kids to enjoy online content. You can rest assured that your children are safe from any objectionable stuff and get educational video suggestions that help them learn and grow.

YouTube TV on Xfinity Flex

YouTube TV is a premium subscription streaming service that gets you live TV channels (85+) and sports along with thousands of on-demand titles and more. While the service has been around for quite a while, it wasn’t until Dec 2021 that the service for introduced by Comcast on their Xfinity Flex streaming box. As long as you have a subscription to this premium TV service, you can access it on your Xfinity Flex device. The best part is, you can pair Xfinity Internet plans with Xfinity Flex box.

Access YouTube TV on Flex

  • Search YouTube TV on your list of apps. Or, ask your voice function on the Xfinity remote
  • Subscribe to YouTube TV if you don’t already have a subscription and want one
  • If you have an active subscription simply Sign-in and start watching YouTube TV on your screen
  • You can also cancel your subscription if you want although you would have to use your PC to visit the YouTube website and login into your account there.



The YouTube App on Xfinity X1 is a great addition that takes your already exciting TV experience to a whole new level. All you need is a compatible TV box, and of course internet connection, which warrants the use of an Xfinity TV and internet bundle of your needs and choosing.  However, if you have a subscription to YouTube TV, you can go on ahead with only internet service from Xfinity and enjoy the Xfinity Flex streaming box.

For more information, call Xfinity customer service at 844-207-8721

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Can I watch YouTube TV on the YouTube app on X1?

YouTube TV is a different, subscription-based service and it is not yet available on the Xfinity X1. However, you can easily access it on your Xfinity Flex Box.


2. Can I access the YouTube App on other X1 TV Boxes in the house?

Yes, if you have multiple compatible X1 boxes in your house, you can watch content on YouTube App on more than one TV.


3. Why am I having trouble navigating the YouTube App on X1?

If you are having trouble navigating the YouTube App on X1, try exiting the app and relaunching it. If that does not help, try rebooting your X1 TV box.


4. How can I use YouTube App on Xfinity?

To access the YouTube App on Xfinity, all you need to have is an internet and TV bundle from this service. You can view the bundles here, or call us at 1-844-207-8721 for more guidance.