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Xfinity TV Remote app crashing after upgrading to iOS 6.1.2

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Xfinity TV Remote app crashing after upgrading to iOS 6.1.2

Xfinity TV Remote apps on iPhone & iPad Quit immediately after launching - even after re-installing them.

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Re: Xfinity TV app

Hi Julien

 

The data for your DAC ID, 106_64, looks pretty normal to me, so I'm guessing that the data dudes found the problem, regenerated the listings data for all the DACs, and fixed the problem for everyone in one fell swoop.

 

At this point, deleting the app and reinstalling will force it to grab the new data, and you should be all set. Let me know if you're not!

 

Cheers,

Lori

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Re: Xfinity TV app

I'm having the same problem, very frustrating.  I think it may be related to the IOS 6.1 update?  Apple recommended contacting the creator of the application.  Xfinity "contact us" does not appear to take you to a technical representative of comcast.  Any suggestions?

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Re: Xfinity TV app

Hi all,

 

I have the iOS 6.1.2 update and cannot duplicate this issue.

 

What Apple devices are you using?

 

What version of the Remote app do you have?

 

Thanks,
Joe
XfinityTV.com/Xfinity.com Support

 




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Re: Xfinity TV app

I am having the same problem and Comcat is not able to help. very very frustrating

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Re: Xfinity TV app

I have an iPad2 and my software version is 6.1.2.

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Re: Xfinity TV app

Also xfinity 1.14.0. I've tried deleting it, re-installing, re-booting iPad...it's definitely real.

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Re: Xfinity TV app

Btw, comcastJoe, if u fix this you will be my absolute favorite today! 

 

Many thanks in advance for the help!

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Re: Xfinity TV app


GF-CT wrote:

Also xfinity 1.14.0. I've tried deleting it, re-installing, re-booting iPad...it's definitely real.


Did you update your iOS this morning and it stopped working or has it not work for a few days now?

 

Is the XFINITY TV Player app working for you? This is not a permanent solution but will help us narrow down the issue.

 

Thanks,
Joe
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Re: Xfinity TV app

Hi Joe,

 

Yup upgraded yesterday, it did work before upgrade, TV player app works (just installed).  Hope this helps.

 

 

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Re: Xfinity TV app

I upgraded yesterday also,and now it does not work. It worked before upgrade also.

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Re: Xfinity TV app

Don't recall about. Player works fine.

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TV App

The XFINITY App on my new Ipad closes immediately after it is launched.  Have rebooted Ipad and deleted and reinstalled app with no change.

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Re: Xfinity TV app

Hi all,

 

I know GF-CT is using a iPad2 but what other devices are people seeing this problem on? I would like to try to narrow down this issue and test it out.

 

Thanks,
Joe
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Re: Xfinity TV app

It's happening on my iPhone 4 also

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Re: Xfinity TV app

I don't dare upgrade my phone!  I'm not sure what issues the new upgrade fixed but from my perspective it made things worse.

 

 

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Re: Xfinity TV app

My xfinity tv app is not working on my ipad2 -iphone5-iphone4s. Called comcast twice and problem not solved. Did not just upgrade. It was working on Saturday  stopped working Monday. Uninstalled and reinstalled and shut down router and restarted. Not working starts to load and shuts down. Help!!!

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Re: Xfinity TV app

I'm having the same problem, iPad2. Started the app this morning and it shows the xfinity logo, then goes to the channel page and starts to spin, then crash.

 

It worked fine several days previous. I rebooted the ipad and then updated the app, same result. My next step was to update the device to the most recent OS 6.1.2 and it is still crashing.

 

In the diagnostics tab, it is reporting: 

 

exc_bad_access (sigsegv)

Exception code: KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS 0xa3a3a3a3

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Re: Xfinity TV app

If this is a app issue, upgrading will not fix it. Check previous posts, some if us have upgraded and have the problem. Sound like someone updated the app in the last couple days Joe?
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Re: Xfinity TV app

The Android app is showing scrambled show names. Says null all over the place. I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 running Jelly Bean 4.1.1

Here's a screen shot.

It still allows me to change channels, but I'm guessing at what the show is. It's been showing a lot of TBD for the last couple weeks, but all these nulls have been since just before the weekend.

 

I cleared the cache and data, re-set my info, and it still does it. So that tells me it's a problem on the server side.

http://i938.photobucket.com/albums/ad222/MykRian/misc/Screenshot_2013-02-20-21-21-07_zpsa0638f56.png

 

This app has been working perfectly for months. What did you people do to screw it up?

Stop changing things.

 

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Re: Xfinity TV app

Hopefully we're getting closer to a solution joe? Not due o the iPhone upgrade. Server/app chane within te last 24-48 hours. Keeping my fingers crossed. My vote undo what was done, I really like this app.

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Xfinity TV app

App keeps crashing when attempting to load. Already tried reinstalling.
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Re: Xfinity TV app

Hi all,

 

Our team is further looking into this issue.

 

I may reach out to the thread if I need to collect more information about your devices.

 

When any new information comes along, I will update this thread.

 

Thank you for your patience and sorry for the inconvenience,
Joe
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Re: Xfinity TV app

Thanks Joe!  I have faith the problem will be resolved.

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Re: Xfinity TV app

Hi all,

 

Do you remember if you manually entered your zip code to obtain your TV Listings on the app or if the app automatically detected your zip code and service area?

 

Any information would be appreciated while we still investigate this issue.

 

Thanks,
Joe
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Re: Xfinity TV app

Have to manually enter the zip code for correct listing of area

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Re: Xfinity TV app

I don't ever recall putting in my zip code.

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Re: Xfinity TV app

Hi all

 

We haven't updated the app in a couple months, so we are investigating whether this is a tv listings data issue, an iOS upgrade issue, or some other server-side data issue. Can anyone help me with testing the tv listings data issue theory by deleting the app and reinstalling? If it was a tv listings data issue, deleting and reinstalling while the bad data was still being served would not have resolved the problem. Good data *should* be being served now, though, so a reinstall should do the trick.  

 

IF you try reinstalling and your problem is not solved, can you please respond with [a] how far you got before the crash, and [b] whether you were prompted to enter a zip code (and if so, what you entered and which lineup you picked), or whether you were taken directly to the tv listings grid. 

 

Thanks for your help! 

 

Cheers,

LoriHC




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Re: Xfinity TV app

I uninstalled,then reinstalled. signed into comcast. Had to pick which box is being used. TV listing tried to install but quit without installing.

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Re: Xfinity TV Remote app crashing after upgrading to iOS 6.1.2

I'm in Boston and will be home (gales ferry ct) tonight to rest if u think it would help.
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I'm having this same problem - I deleted the app and reinstalled it.

 

I got the screen that asked for my username/pwd. Then the screen that showed my 3 DVR devices. After clicking Continue, I got the TV Listing screen (no prompt for zip code), it did not display any listings (just the "Loading" gear), and then it crashed.

 

There are a lot of people in the App Store complaining as well. Looks like it started happening a few days ago.

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Re: Xfinity TV app

OK, thank you. I took a guess that hlsgillman was your Comcast username and looked up your DAC ID (your automatically-selected channel lineup), and I can see that the data for that lineup is still thoroughly borked — which explains why I can't reproduce the problem on any other device with lots of different accounts, but you can.

 

It also means that this is definitely a data issue, and unrelated to the iOS 6.1.2 update. I'll ask that someone try to fix that channel lineup asap.

 

For others who are having this problem, can you specify your Comcast username, so I can look up your DAC and pass the info on to the data team to fix?

 

Thanks for your help and patience in tracking this down.

 

Cheers,

Lori

 




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Re: Xfinity TV app

dbrown331957.

 

I believe it started between Sunday-Tuesday am.  I don't use this app everyday but did use it last Saturday and it was fine.

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Re: Xfinity TV app

Yep, your DAC (10_4) is also borked. :-( I've passed this info along to the data teams.

 

Apologies again for your having to suffer through this.

 

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Re: Xfinity TV app

Hi GadgetEmpress

 

Yes, we're aware of the complaints, and have identified it as a data issue. If you can provide your Comcast username (I don't need the password), I can look up your DAC ID and let the data teams know that it is also broken. I'm hoping that there's a single root cause and that fixing that and then re-generating the data will fix it for all the currently-broken DACs.

 

Thanks for your patience.

 

Cheers,

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Re: Xfinity TV app

Hi,

I started having the same issues starting last weekend. I tried to reinstall the app on both my iPhone 5 and iPad 3, but it crashes everytime on TV Listing view.

My Comcast username is: julien.ferrari

Thanks in advance for your help.

Cheers,

Julien
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Re: Xfinity TV Remote app crashing after upgrading to iOS 6.1.2

If this has been covered I apologize. I tried to read as much above. This following worked form me on an Xfinity app. I wonder if it would be good practice after every update to turn off the device and restart it. I can remember years ago, I'm talking the 90's, almost every new program you downloaded and installed they recommended you do a restart. Now, not so much. But is solved my situation. Here's how I posted it elsewhere.  Hope it helps.  Jack  ":-D

 

I have an update. It seems I have found a solution, at least on me end, no telling how is will work on your end for this problem. Indulge me while I have fun with colors. 


UNINSTALL Xfinity TV app. I probably wouldn't hurt here to do a full shutdown and then restart.

REINSTALL Xfinity TV app.

DO NOT START IT YET !!

FULL SHUTDOWN AGAIN

BOOT UP AND TRY THE APP AGAIN

 

It has worked for me!  ":-D happy happy happy Jack!  ":-D

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Re: Xfinity TV Remote app crashing after upgrading to iOS 6.1.2

I just tried what Jackdashack suggested and I did get some different behavior. Now the app loads but I got a message "Data Unavailable" and the listings were blank. I exited the app, and went back in. Now it's dong the same thing again.

 

Lori - I sent you a priviate message with my userid - let me know if you didn't receive it. And thanks for the help!

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Re: Xfinity TV Remote app crashing after upgrading to iOS 6.1.2

GagetEmpress .. Sometimes my channels will say "to be announced" more than it should. Then other times they fill in. I would just make one more suggestion ... try it again or just let it sit a bit on that app open andsee if anything fills in. In the mean time if I hear of anything else I will report back. Jack  ":-D

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Re: Xfinity TV Remote app crashing after upgrading to iOS 6.1.2

My tv app is now working. Thanks to whoever did this
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Re: Xfinity TV app

Hi Julien

 

The data for your DAC ID, 106_64, looks pretty normal to me, so I'm guessing that the data dudes found the problem, regenerated the listings data for all the DACs, and fixed the problem for everyone in one fell swoop.

 

At this point, deleting the app and reinstalling will force it to grab the new data, and you should be all set. Let me know if you're not!

 

Cheers,

Lori




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Re: Xfinity TV app

Hi Lori,

Everything seems to be back to normal as of 5 minutes ago! I didn't even have to reinstall the app.

Thanks for relaying our troubles to the "data dudes" in such a timely fashion!

Julien
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Re: Xfinity TV app

Thanks for all your help. Everything is working fine now on both my iPads and iPhone.
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Re: Xfinity TV app

Woo hoo! Thanks for hanging in there, everybody!




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Re: Xfinity TV app

It's working again!!  Great.  Just in time for the races this weekend.

 

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Re: Xfinity TV Remote app crashing after upgrading to iOS 6.1.2

I'm back up and running again as well - THANK YOU LORI!!!!

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Re: Xfinity TV Remote app crashing after upgrading to iOS 6.1.2

Me too, I guess the system does work! Great job comcast team!