How to Unpair and Reset Xfinity Remote (X1, Flex, XR15, and XR16)

You can pair and unpair Xfinity remote control. The process is vice-versa. Xfinity.com unpair easily unpair your remote control from a paired TV box or adapter. The term “Pair” on “Xfinity” referred to programming your Xfinity Voice Remote control to work with a particular TV box or adapter. While the term “Unpair” when discussing “Xfinity Voice Remote Control” is referred to cancelling the programming so that the remote can work with other TV boxes or adapters.

Once an Xfinity Voice remote control is paired or programmed to work with a particular TV or adapter it cannot be used with another TV box or adapter again unless the connection is unpaired using the Xfinity.com/unpair webpage or using the Xfinity remote control to break the connection.

In this case, we will discuss both methods. We will discuss unpair Xfinity remote control from a TV box or adapter using the remote control or how to reset the Xfinity remote control from the paired or programmed connection. And to use unpair Xfinity remote control on www.xfinity.com/unpair

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Unpair Xfinity Remote on Xfinity.com Unpair Webpage

To unpair Xfinity remote TV control if your remote has the “Setup button”

  • Press and hold the “Setup Button” until you see the green light turned red. This is typical within 3-5 seconds.
  • To reset the remote and break the connection press “9-8-1.” Wait until the status green link blinks twice to reset the pairing. If the green light failed to blink twice to indicate that the remote has been unpair then you need to repeat the process again.

So, even without visiting Xfinitu.com/unpair and sign in to your Xfinity account, you can easily reset and unpair your voice remote control from the programmed devices.

Xfinity.com Unpair without Setup Button

However, if your remote control doesn’t have the ‘Setup button” and has a number key just like XR15 Xfinity X1 or Flex Voice Remote you can follow the procedures below to reset the remote and take control of it.xfinity.com unpair

  • Press and hold the remote ” A (triangle) and D (diamond)” simultaneously [that is at the same time] and wait for a couple of seconds, say about 3 – 5 seconds until the red status light change to green.
  • Press “9-8-1″ while you keep your eyes on the status light and watch it blink twice to reset and unpair the remote from the programmed device.

The paired remote control will now be unpaired. At this time, you can use the remote with other available and supported TV boxes and TVs. But, once programmed with a new device it cannot be used to control another device until the pairing is unpaired.

Xfinity.com/unpair Remote Without Number keys and no Setup Button

This is seen in the XR16 Xfinity Flex Voice Remote. To reset the remote and unpair the programmed remote control from the paired TV box or adapter is relatively easy. xfinity.com unpair

For XR16 Xfinity Flex Voice Remote Xfinity.com unpair

  • Press and hold both the XR16 Xfinity Flex Voice Remote “Info” and “Home” together for 3 seconds or 5 seconds until you see that the LED light flashes.
  • Do the following in sequence… Press “PowerLast (Last Arrow <-) and Volume Down ().”

This will reset and unpair the remote. Once this is done the voice remote will no longer respond to voice commands until it’s paired to an X1 device or any available device that supports the voice remote.

Note: If the Xfinity voice remote does not work after it has been unpaired you need to do simple troubleshooting as this will reset the remote and reinstate it to a working state. If the troubleshooting failed then you need to do a factory reset. For more guidance, we will refer you to the Xfinity help centre.

How to Unpair Xfinity Remote

How to unpair Xfinity remote is quite simple and straightforward. While there are two ways you can follow to unpair your Xfinity remote. Both methods work well to unpair your Xfinity remote.

How to Unpair Xfinity Remote without a Setup Button

This works for Xfinity remote without a setup button such as the XR15 Xfinity X1 and Flex Voice Remote.

  • Press and hold “A & D” together for 3 seconds.
  • Release the buttons once the status light changes from “red”  to “green.”
  • Press  9-8-1 to unpair your Xfinity remote.
  • Your Xfinity remote is unpaired once the status light blinks blue twice.

At this point, your Xfinity remote will be ready to pair with a new TV box or TV without a problem.

Xfinity.com Unpair Instructions for Remote without Number Keys and Setup Button.

Below are the Xfinity.com unpair instructions if your Xfinity remote is without number keys and a setup button… This method works perfectly for XR16 Xfinity Flex Voice Remote.

  • Press and hold the (i) and Home button at the same time for 3 seconds.
  • Release the buttons once the LED flashes.
  • Press the Power button >> Last (Last Arrow <) >> Volume Down ()

Your voice command remote will no longer respond to your once command once you have unpaired it. To use it again, you will need to pair it with your X1 or streaming TV box to enable the feature.

How to Unpair Flex Remote

Follow the steps below to unpair Flex remote and XR15 Xfinity X1 remote

  • Press and hold the A  and D  buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds.
  • Release the buttons the status light changes from red to green.
  • Press 9-8-1 on the remote.
  • Your Flex remote unpaired is completed once the status light blinks blue light twice.

That is how to disconnect Xfinity remote from TV. With this; your unpair flex remote nightmare should be resolved.

How to Unpair XR16 Remote

The steps to take to unpair XR16 remote are different from the steps to take to unpair XR15 remote. So, to unpair your XR16 Xfinity remote kindly follow the steps below.

  • Turn on your XR16 remote.
  • Press the “Power” and “Menu” buttons at the same time.
  • Press the “UP” and “DOWN” buttons at the same time.
  • Navigate to and select “Restore Default.”
  • Select “OK.”

The steps below will reset your XR16 Xfinity remote and return all the settings to default including removing all paired devices.

Xfinity XR16 Remote not Working

You are not alone if you are experiencing the Xfinity XR16 remote not working after pairing it. So, here, we will take a close look at how to fix the Xfinity xr16 remote not working.

How to Fix XR16 Remote not Working with a Setup Button

Below are the steps to take if your Xfinity XR16 remote is not working with a setup button.

  • Press the “Setup” button.
  • Release the button once the LED changes from red to green.
  • Press “9 & 8 & 1” without the quotes.
  • The LED will blink twice to confirm that the remote has been reset.

With the XR16 remote reset to the default, it should work fine if it doesn’t before. This also works well with Comcast remote. It’s easy as saying how to unpair XR16 remote is the same as how to unpair Comcast remote.

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