How To Activate a New Phone on Xfinity

How To Activate a New Phone on Xfinity

What is Phone on Xfinity?

Xfinity Mobile is a wireless network designed to save you money. You’ll stay connected no matter what with the nation’s best LTE network and the most WiFi hotspots.

How To Activate a New Phone on Xfinity

Make sure your new phone is turned off (and stays off) to activate it. Next, head to on a mobile device or your desktop or laptop to begin. Then, log in or create an account and select the phone you’d like to activate. You will be asked to “keep your existing number” or “I want a new number.”

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I transfer my Xfinity service to a new phone?

Insert & Activate: Place the SIM card in your new phone. Turn it on and follow on-screen instructions, possibly entering Xfinity Mobile account details for activation. Restore Data: On Android, sign in to your Google account to restore. For iPhone, restore from an iCloud or iTunes backup.

How do I switch phones with Xfinity?

More to know about BYOD

  1. Sign in with your Xfinity ID.
  2. Select the device you are replacing.
  3. Select Replace your Device.
  4. Select Bring Your Own.
  5. Select the type of device you are switching to.
  6. Enter the device’s IMEI.
  7. Follow the activation instructions.
  8. Download an eSIM or insert or swap an Xfinity Mobile nanoSIM Card.

How long does it take for Xfinity Mobile to activate?

Activating your own phone happens entirely online. We’ll walk you through it, step-by-step. The process will only take about 20-25 minutes from beginning to end, and we’ll send you an email once it’s done.

How do I authorize a device on Xfinity?

Link Your Works with Xfinity Device

  1. Sign in to the Xfinity Home app.
  2. Tap the More icon at the bottom of the screen, then tap Add a Device.
  3. On the Add a Device screen, tap the brand of the device you want link.
  4. Tap Continue.
  5. If you’ve completed the tasks on the list, check the boxes, then tap Continue.

How long does it take to activate Xfinity?

Your gateway or modem may take up to 10 minutes to be ready to activate. The Xfinity app will show you your progress during this step. Don’t unplug your gateway or modem during this process.

What SIM card is compatible with Xfinity?

All Android phones used with Xfinity Mobile use nanoSIMs (the physical SIM cards). iPhone models older than the iPhone X series also use nanoSIMs. iPhone X series through the iPhone 13 have dual SIM capabilities. Most of those devices being used on the Xfinity Mobile network have been using nanoSIMs.

How do I know if my Xfinity phone is activated?

There’s no need to sit by your phone waiting for it to activate. We’ll send you a confirmation email when you’re good to go. We’ll also email you if there’s an issue with the transfer, with instructions on what to do next. And you can always visit to check your activation status.

What is the number for Xfinity Mobile activation?

Have your mobile telephone number, your Xfinity username and password, or the account number and telephone number associated with your Comcast account handy. If not, try calling 1-855-652-3446. That is their device activation line.

How do I connect to Xfinity?

Select Windows > Settings > Network and Internet. Select Xfinity > Connect. Enter your Xfinity ID and password, then select OK.

What is the device limit for Xfinity?

You can register up to 10 devices on your account to access Xfinity WiFi hotspots.