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How to Set Up Xfinity xFi Pod Wi-Fi Range Extender

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Introduction

The Xfinity xFi whole-home mesh network system is a great way to ensure you have Wi-Fi available to every device in every corner of your home. This guide will help you set up and get your mesh network up and running.
Before You Begin:
Xfinity xFiXfinity xFi App
Your xFi router and xFi pods are setup and controlled using the Xfinity xFi app on your smartphone or tablet.
Xfinity xFi Pods

1 Setup xFi Pods

  1. Open the Xfinity xFi app, and select More at the bottom.
    Xfinity xFi
    xFi app with More highlighted.
  2. Select Xfinity Device.
    Xfinity Device highlighted under Add a Device.
  3. Select xFi Pods.
    Add Xfinity device with xFi Pods highlighted.
  4. A welcome screen comes up, select Get Started.
    xFi Pods setup welcome screen with Get Started Highlighted.
Xfinity xFiPod Setup
  1. Plug in your Pod.
    Plug in your xFi Pod.
  2. Hold your phone or tablet near the Pod you just plugged in.
    Prompt to hold phone near Pod.
  3. When detected, the system will automatically setup the Pod for you.
    Setting up Pod
Repeat these steps till you have all your pods setup.
  1. Select Name Your Pods.
    Pods setup with Name Your Pods highlighted.
Xfinity xFiName Your Pods
  1. Hold your phone or tablet near one of your Pods.
    Prompt to hold your phone next to Pod.
  2. Type in a name to describe this Pod, such as what room it's in, then select Confirm Name.
    Name Pod with Name field and Confirm Name highlighted.
Repeat these steps till you have all your pods setup.
  1. Your Pods are all set up! Select Finish Setup.
    Pods setup finish screen with Finish Setup highlighted.

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The Xfinity xFi whole-home mesh network system is a great way to ensure you have Wi-Fi available to every device in every corner of your home. This guide will help you set up and get your mesh network up and running.
Before You Begin:
Xfinity xFiXfinity xFi App
Your xFi router and xFi pods are setup and controlled using the Xfinity xFi app on your smartphone or tablet.
Xfinity xFi Pods
  1. Open the Xfinity xFi app, and select More at the bottom.
    Xfinity xFi
    xFi app with More highlighted.
  2. Select Xfinity Device.
    Xfinity Device highlighted under Add a Device.
  3. Select xFi Pods.
    Add Xfinity device with xFi Pods highlighted.
  4. A welcome screen comes up, select Get Started.
    xFi Pods setup welcome screen with Get Started Highlighted.
Xfinity xFiPod Setup
  1. Plug in your Pod.
    Plug in your xFi Pod.
  2. Hold your phone or tablet near the Pod you just plugged in.
    Prompt to hold phone near Pod.
  3. When detected, the system will automatically setup the Pod for you.
    Setting up Pod
Repeat these steps till you have all your pods setup.
  1. Select Name Your Pods.
    Pods setup with Name Your Pods highlighted.
Xfinity xFiName Your Pods
  1. Hold your phone or tablet near one of your Pods.
    Prompt to hold your phone next to Pod.
  2. Type in a name to describe this Pod, such as what room it's in, then select Confirm Name.
    Name Pod with Name field and Confirm Name highlighted.
Repeat these steps till you have all your pods setup.
  1. Your Pods are all set up! Select Finish Setup.
    Pods setup finish screen with Finish Setup highlighted.