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Old timer needs setup help

Boy I wish I were 10 again........

I need help in connecting this new fangled thing called an Xbox One S to my primary TV. My grandkids aren't here to help right now. I have a pretty simple setup. Xfinity box gets cable signal in, HDMI cable out to TV and that's it.

Now comes along the Xbox, I buy an Astro A50 wireless headset and try I to get things up and running. So this is what I did:

Cable in -> Xfinity box
Xfinity HDMI output -> Xbox One HDMI input
Xbox One HDMI output -> TV HDMI input
Xbox One optical output -> A50 Base station optical input
Xbox One USB output -> A50 Base station micro input

So now I fire everything up and bingo, Xbox comes on the TV, headset works great and all is fine. But now I want to watch TV so I turn off the Xbox consule and there is no Xfinity signal to the TV.

So I must be connecting something wrong. A little help from the experts would be appreciated. Thanks
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@donl1150 wrote:
Boy I wish I were 10 again........

I need help in connecting this new fangled thing called an Xbox One S to my primary TV. My grandkids aren't here to help right now. I have a pretty simple setup. Xfinity box gets cable signal in, HDMI cable out to TV and that's it.

Now comes along the Xbox, I buy an Astro A50 wireless headset and try I to get things up and running. So this is what I did:

Cable in -> Xfinity box
Xfinity HDMI output -> Xbox One HDMI input
Xbox One HDMI output -> TV HDMI input
Xbox One optical output -> A50 Base station optical input
Xbox One USB output -> A50 Base station micro input

So now I fire everything up and bingo, Xbox comes on the TV, headset works great and all is fine. But now I want to watch TV so I turn off the Xbox consule and there is no Xfinity signal to the TV.

So I must be connecting something wrong. A little help from the experts would be appreciated. Thanks

Have you contacted https://support.xbox.com/ ?  Maybe they can assist with what you need before someone responds here.

Joe V
(not a Comcast employee, just another paying customer)
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Does this help?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiyYI6s50a4 


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