How to Reset Xfinity Remote [All Models]

Xfinity is one of the most popular services that provide internet. When you choose a streaming plan with Xfinity, you’ll get a streaming box and remote control to operate it. There are different types of Xfinity remotes available, so the setup will differ for each remote. If the Xfinity remote is not working properly or pairing to the streaming box, you can reset it.

Types of Xfinity Remote

  • XR16 Remote
  • XR15 Remote
  • XR11 Remote

How to Reset Xfinity XR16 Remote

In the XR16 remote, you don’t have any number keys. The buttons available in the XR16 remote are very minimal. To reset this model of remote, you have to follow unique steps.

[1] Ensure that you’ve installed new batteries on the remote.

[2] Press and hold the Info (i) button and Home button for 3-5 seconds.

How to Reset Xfinity XR16 Remote

[3] Now, the LED will flash.

[4] Now, press the Power, Left Arrow, and Volume Down buttons one by one.

[5] This will factory reset your XR16 remote.

[6] After the reset, you can pair the remote to the streaming box.

How to Reset Xfinity XR15 Remote

The XR15 remote will have the traditional number keys and additional function buttons. To reset this remote,

[1] Hold the A and D buttons together for five seconds or until the LED flashes.

Xfinity XR15 remote

[2] Press the key combination 9-8-1.

[3] Now, the LED will blink in green color two times, indicating the remote was reset.

[4] Then, you can pair the Xfinity remote to a TV or any other streaming box.

How to Reset Xfinity XR11 Remote

The XR11 is the traditional remote with all the necessary buttons. To reset the remote,

[1] Hold the Setup button until the LED flashes from red to green.

XR11 Remote

[2] Press the 9-8-1 number keys.

[3] Now, the LED will blink twice in green color, indicating that the remote was reset.

How to Reset Xfinity Box

In some cases, the remote controller of Xfinity works properly and still you can’t pair it with the box. In order to solve the issue, you have to reset the Xfinity streaming box. To do so, hold the Reset button for five seconds. This will reset your Xfinity box. Now, try pairing the remote with the box.


1. What does Xfinity error code RDK 03003 mean?

Xfinity Code RDK 03003 error will appear if there is an insufficient electric supply. It means that the AC outlets lack electricity or the cables are not configured properly in the AC outlet.

2. Where is the Setup button on Xfinity Remote?

The Setup button is available only on the Xfinity XR11 remote models. In XR15 and XR16 models, there is no Setup button.

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