There was a skip function on my previous Xfinity DVR, but no button for it on the new X1 remote -- and I really missed it. I have found that the "Page Up" button will skip ahead, but the default is set to 5 minutes. If you want to skip a shorter time, say 30 seconds of a commercial, I found the following process works -- from the Xfinity XR2 remote, press the "Exit" button 3 times, then press "0030". Then start playing a recording, press the "Pg Up" button and it should now skip 30 seconds.
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