Accessing NPR One on X1
The easiest way to listen to NPR One stations on your X1 TV Box is to say "NPR", "NPR One", "NPR App", "Launch NPR App" or "National Public Radio" using your Voice Remote. You can also directly access NPR One on X1 by browsing the X1 menus.
Log In to NPR One on X1
When you first launch NPR One on X1, you will be asked to create an account via a second screen device like your phone, tablet or computer.
Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the login process.
After you have successfully logged in, you will be able to see NPR One content within the NPR One app on X1.
**Note**: Only one NPR One account can be signed in per household. To sign in to a different NPR One account, you will need to log out of the NPR One app and log back in with a new account.
Search for Programs
From within the NPR One app on X1, you can browse for programs in the Explore tab or navigate to Search and use the onscreen keyboard to search for stations.
Change your Local Station
The NPR app will default to use the local station closest to your Comcast billing ZIP code. The types of recommendations you receive are partially based on your Local Station. To change your Local Station, navigate to the Settings (gear icon) and select Change Stations. Use the onscreen keyboard to search for an NPR Local Station.
Log Out of NPR One on X1
You can log out of NPR One on X1 by navigating up to Settings and selecting Log Out. You can also press the Exit, Guide or xfinity buttons on your X1 remote.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I stream NPR One on other X1 TV Boxes in my house? You can listen to NPR One on any compatible X1 TV Box in your house. Does it cost anything to use NPR One on X1? Aside from Xfinity TV and Xfinity Internet service charges, there are no additional charges for accessing NPR One on X1. Please note that streaming the app on X1 counts towards your monthly Internet data usage. Will streaming NPR One on X1 TV Boxes count towards my monthly Internet data usage? Yes. NPR One on X1 is delivered over your Xfinity Internet service to your X1 TV Box and is therefore subject to the rules, terms and conditions that govern Xfinity Internet service, including any data usage plans that may apply. How does the NPR One on X1 determine what my Local Station is? NPR One on X1 chooses your Local Station based on the ZIP Code associated with your Comcast account. Why can't I find my favorite program on NPR One on X1? The NPR app on X1 includes all NPR programs that have compatible audio streams. Some content that is available on the NPR One mobile app or website may not be available on the X1 app. We are working with NPR to bring those programs to the X1 app in the future. How do I learn more about NPR One features? Please visit NPR One Help to learn more about NPR One app features. Can I set parental controls for the NPR One app? No. Because the NPR One app is categorized as news content, it does not have parental controls settings. What accessibility features are available with NPR One on X1? Since NPR One on X1 is a third-party application, your X1 accessibility user preferences will not be observed once you launch the NPR One on X1 app. How fast of a broadband connection do I need to use NPR One on X1? Xfinity Internet's slowest speed tier is sufficient to sign up for and use NPR One on X1. If I relaunch the NPR One on X1 app, will it default back to the last program I was playing? If you are logged in, yes it will. Can I listen to a live NPR radio stream or program on X1? The NPR One on X1 app, regardless of whether it is being accessed on X1 or another platform, is an On Demand listening experience only.
Unable to Log In
Check that your credentials work on another device.
If you are unable to log in after you believe you have entered the correct username and password, visit NPR One Help for instructions on how to recover your account.
Once your account is recovered, you will be able to log in as normal.
Unable to View Content or Launch App If you are unable to view content or launch NPR One on X1, please try the following:
Verify that you have Xfinity Internet service.
If you do not have Xfinity Internet service and attempt to launch the app, a message will appear to provide you with information on how you can subscribe to Xfinity Internet service.
If you do not see NPR One on the X1 Apps menu, verify that you have an eligible X1 TV Box.
If you have a compatible X1 TV Box and see NPR One on the X1 Apps menu, but cannot launch the app, please try to powercycle your X1 TV Box.
If you still cannot launch NPR One on X1, contact us so that we can confirm whether your device has connectivity and the latest software updates.
App or Content Freezes
If NPR One on X1 is frozen on your screen, try exiting and relaunching the app.
If NPR One on X1 is still frozen, try powercycling your X1 TV Box.
Trouble Navigating the App
If you are having problems navigating NPR One on X1, try exiting and relaunching the app.
If you still are having problems with navigating content, try powercycling your X1 TV Box.
Stations Keep Buffering/Slow Load Time
As an Internet application, NPR One on X1 works just like NPR One on your computer's browser, which buffers any time there is a slow Internet connection.
If it does not correct itself in a few minutes, you can powercycle your modem.
Still Experiencing Problems with NPR One on X1?
If you still experience issues, please post your concern here: You also have the option of visiting NPR One Help to learn more about NPR One app features, along with NPR One Customer Support.
For additional information about NPR One on Xfinity X1 see here: https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/npr-one-on-x1-faqs
Learn which features of XFINITY X1 can provide a more accessible TV experience for XFINITY customers with disabilities.
X1: Key Accessibility Features and Benefits
X1 offers the below key accessibility features that set X1 apart from other TV Box platforms. If you've got X1, you've got these features! To get X1 or to get help and support with using these accessibility features, just reach out to the Comcast Accessibility Support Center for Customers with Disabilities. You can learn more about these features and watch video demonstrations at xfinity.com/accessibility.
X1 talks. Voice Guidance - the X1 talking guide - speaks on-screen text and options aloud to help you navigate through screens and menus. The feature empowers customers who are visually impaired or have difficulty reading and comprehending the X1 interface to navigate it independently. Voice Guidance is only available on the X1 Operating System from XFINITY. Learn more about the X1 Talking Guide Voice Guidance Feature.
X1 Voice Remote
X1 listens. With the X1 Voice Remote, you can use simple voice commands to change channels, search for shows, enable closed captioning and more. Just say things like “Watch NBC,” “Show me movies about sharks,” “what should I watch?” and much more. The Voice Remote is only available on X1. See xfinity.com/voice-remote-upgrade to learn more.
X1 narrates. Video description is a secondary audio program with a narrator that describes what’s happening on the screen, including actions, facial expressions, scene changes, graphics and on-screen text. Video description is available on all XFINITY TV Boxes. With X1, video description is easier than ever to turn on or off. Learn more about video description.
Enhanced Closed Captions
X1 transcribes. Enhanced closed captioning settings give you control over the style of your closed captions - the on-screen transcription of the dialogue and sound effects on the show you’re watching. Ensure caption readability with options like font size, style and color, background color and opacity and more. Enhanced closed captions are available on all XFINITY HD TV Boxes. With X1, closed captioning options are easier than ever to find and change. Learn more about Closed Captioning on X1.
X1 eye control. This feature gives people with physical disabilities like spinal cord injuries or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) the ability to navigate their television using only their eyes. Xfinity X1 eye control is a web-based remote for tablets and computers that pairs with an existing eye gaze system and allows viewers to change the channel, set a recording, search for a show and more, all with a glance.
X1 eye control is free and uses a web page remote control that works seamlessly with existing eye gaze hardware and software, Sip-and-Puff switches and other assistive technologies. To make X1 eye control work, Xfinity customers visit xfin.tv/access and use their credentials to pair the web-based remote with their set-top-box. From that point forward, each time the customer gazes at a button, the web-based remote sends the corresponding command to the television.
With X1 eye control, customers can:
Change the channel, launch the guide, search for content, set a recording and more, without assistance
Turn on the X1 Sports App which brings real-time sports scores and statistics into the screen right alongside the in-game action
Access X1’s Accessibility menu which controls closed captioning, video description and voice guidance
Use their gaze to type out voice commands like “watch NBC” or “action movies”
I am not happy about the daily update time for my X1 box; how can I change it?
If you’re an Xfinity X1 customer, your TV Boxes will automatically reboot once per day to ensure that you have all of the latest software. This reboot, also known as Daily Update Time, happens by default between 3:00 AM and 4:00 AM local time. You can now change the window of time in which your X1 TV Boxes will automatically reboot each day. Learn more about how to change the daily reboot schedule for your TV Boxes.
Changing the Daily Update Time for TV Boxes
Press the xfinity button on your remote control, navigate to highlight the Settings wheel, and press the OK button.
Navigate to highlight Preferences, and press the OK button.
Navigate to highlight General, and press the OK button.
Navigate to highlight Daily Update Time, and press the OK button.
Adjust the Time of your Daily Update in two-hour blocks. For example, you can change it from the default time of 3:00 AM - 4:00 AM local time to 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM local time.
To learn more about changing the Daily Update Time on your Xfinity X1 box see here: https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/changing-daily-update-time