xFi protection is the most amazingly powerful easy to use WiFi security app. I’ve always been skeptical about using my WiFi do to Securiity threats. Now with xFi I can enjoy my high speed WiFi connection with amazing security features at ease. xFi is very easy to use with understanding instructions. With xFi I was able to instantly get protected. Most of all I’m able to see who’s on my WiFi. I had no clue anyone with Little knowledge could steal your WiFi and use it to read your private information even use your internet data at your expense. I had about 6 threats removed from my WiFi connection literally 10 seconds after installing xFi security app. I’m now able to see who’s on and off my WiFi. Now I can stop any unknown phone, laptop, computer most of all spy technology and more at a push of a button. With xFi security I can now speed up my WiFi connection also run a connection test on any device. There’s easy to use troubleshooting for any device having trouble connecting to your WiFi. xFi has much more features to get that stress of being hacked off your shoulders. It’s a must have security app. I recommend anyone having troubles or not having any troubles to prevent any threats and all to install xFi security app.
This amazing security app from xFi is a huge relief to me and my family.
Thank you xFi for a job well done.
Amazing Customer Service
Thank you for taking a huge burden off my shoulders. I sent in a review through my account app in communication as well.
I will say it again. We are living in very uncertain times right now because of Covid 19 and I work in the essential business category. Home internet is a imperative for me me in the evening when I get home. I tried for 5 days with AT&T to get connected and they never answered me thru phone or email. I have been horribly stressed out about this. All they had was a recording that said no one was available to take my call. I understand these are bad times, but corporate AT&T sent me my internet connection in 2 days, no problem. They were not there when I had connection problems..... nobody.....was there.
Xfinity Comcast sent me my internet within 2 days as well BUT today I was able to call and connect. Your awesome customer service Rep that answered the phone stayed with me through all of my connection issues. It wasn’t simple but he said we would get it done tonight and he did. I wish I could remember his name. He deserves kudos for being a really awesome team member. I can now continue my role in the “essential business” world during this Coronavirus pandemic. Thank you! Thank you! Thank You!!
Okay. Could be better. Please add a data usage feature.
So, this app is great for being able to change wi-fi settings in your xfinity modem/router. But, at times it seems like when I apply new settings things can get chaotic. Such as the wifi restarting itself and the settings not applying. Now my biggest complaint is within the app you can see how much "usage" everyone has been doing on the internet. Now when I say usage I mean, how much time everyones spent using the internet. I'd much rather be able to see just how much data everyone has been using or how much each device is using in data because of Comcasts new 1000 gigabyte internet plans. Going over the 1000 gigs you have to pay an extra $10 for another 50 gigabytes. So instead of knowing how much everyone's using the internet, you get to see the amount of "usage" or who's been using the internet more which doesn't help because someone could just be we surfing but be on the longest and show up as the one who's using the internet the most. So please, PLEASE, add a feature that allows you to see just how much each person or each device on your network is using so you can keep track of who's using to much data and so you don't go over your restricting 1000gb bandwidth limit and charge your loyal customers more. But Comcast/xfinity usually only seems to be about the money these days.
Features in app
Love the app overall. Bug fixes needed. I tried to use the app to let them know there are bugs but the computer assistants doesn’t want to let me. 1.bug: I pause a device or group of them but within 24 they are unpaused again. Tried then to set time limits but each day is different so this doesn’t help.
2.bug. They have been able to unconnected on their device and they reconnect to the 2nd line and get on even though I paused them. (Sneaky 9 yr olds.)
3. No a bug but needed. I want to be able to have my kids earn their time so instead of a set limit I wish I could set a timer. You earned 1 hr. If you just keep changing the quantity of time they get you can do this but it is a hassle.
I will update review if they fix the pause feature so it doesn’t reset everyday. This would move it up to a 4 of 5 star because I really do love the app. It makes me a witchy mom but school comes first not everything else. I can shut everything down or school and work wouldn’t go on. We have on average around 40-60 devices going at a time and they seem to keep up. (Work involves finding bugs on devices) That’s an average of 3.5 devices per person. If I can shut some down and keep them down then our usage goes to others.
Thank witchy mom.
Can’t access any of the main menu features on the app
It’s very irritating that the app refuses to exit out of the virtual chat when I open it. I’ve been having connectivity issues with my WiFi and xfinity isn’t able to do a thing every time I call. They make it virtually impossible to talk to an actual representative and when you’re finally able to get in touch with someone they blame it on a local power outage and they give you a time frame when it should come back up. Mind you that I was told 4 different time frames each time I was able to “chat” with someone and that I would receive a text and call for when the internet would come back up. It’s been almost 2 days since my internet has apparently been down with a supposed timeframe that it would be up by the end of the first day and no such text has arrived. The only way I have somewhat of a connection is if I restart the gateway from xFi app. It gives me internet for a few hours give or take before I have to do it again. However when I click on the app to restart the gateway, I can’t access the main menu or any settings on the app because when I open it, it forces me to either activate a new gateway ,speak with the virtual robot, or sign out. There’s no way for me to exit out of these options. Please fix this issue at least because you can’t even resolve an internet issue.
Poor customer service
We have experienced intermittent internet service since we upgraded modem and speed to 600. Last week, our service was interrupted on 2 occasions for several hours each time. I have contacted customer service a few times. Again, I had occasion to call the other day. I was on the phone with service rep for 25 minutes before she hung up on me. I informed her I had restarted modem twice prior to calling. I also informed her I ran a speed check etc. She asked which device caused the problem. I explained it was the internet connection not any device. She placed me on hold several times. I suggested a technician check connection outside my home. Again I was placed on hold as she stated she was scheduling a day for technician to check for problems. I informed her that since upgrading and adding extra speed etc, we had experienced problems. She ended call with me, which was most definitely unprofessional. She did not contact me after the fact, hence the negative review. The customer service was unacceptable, there was no resolution and no technician came to check anything. I have now awarded 1 star as I have received no response or assistance from anyone. I would like to escalate to a manager, but have noticed other individuals have also received negative customer service. Thank you.
Want more freedom on....
I love the app. But I gave it three stars because it only lets you set the sleep time for pre-adjusted times. I’m not able to set my own sleep and wake times. Which would be very, very useful if I could. Like for example with the pre-adjusted time I have the Wi-Fi paused at 9:30pmand I can only have turned back on all the way up to 8:30am. I would like to be able to set my own sleep and wake time. Like for instance I have my children’s Wi-Fi paused at 9:30 PM and I would like to have it un-paused at 5:00pm the next day. Because my room is on the other side of the house so I have the Wi-Fi paused at 9:30pm to make sure my children are not getting on their games, phones etc. after I go to bed. In the mornings my children get up and go to school. Well sometimes I’m not always home when they get home from school. They know they are to do their homework before playing on the games, phones etc. but as anyone should know any teenager is not going to follow through on what they are supposed to do especially when a parent is not home to make sure they do as their told. That’s why I would like to be able to set the sleep and wake time as to what fits my lifestyle.
Assistance with new modem activation
After much disappointing WiFi service and speed in my home, it was suggested to swap in my modem at one of the Xfinity’s stores for another which I did yesterday afternoon. By evening, I did not have things right because nothing was working and now, no phone line active. I elected to “chat” for help (now 10pm) and was connected to a tech savvy person, Prathamesh. Thank goodness! What a kind and patient employee who started the process of getting me activated. After an hour, I lost Prathamesh from the several browser drops and had hoped it would get resolved. By the time I finished my evening,
I went back to check the modem and I was fully up and running!!! I was thrilled and so grateful to Prathamesh for continuing on and completing the process for me! I commend and kudos to Comcast/Infinity for having such an outstanding and totally Customer Service oriented employee in your company! It has turned my opinion of the Customer Service Dept around. Because of Prathamesh, I will continue to be one of Comcast/Xfinity’s customers.
Horrible internet issues
Update: I posted the below email and got a response to go to a forum with a link for more help and when I try to click on that or copy the link it is impossible to do so. Seems to be another way Comcast just messes with you. Thanks again!!!
I have been paying for the highest speed of Internet, and for the last seven months have continually had intermittent Internet connectivity, which is even more frustrating now that we are all working from home as we get constantly kicked off of our VPN. I have spent over eight hours talking to Comcast people on the phone and through their stupid chat line, and have yet to get any resolution. They make it so difficult for you to troubleshoot and speak to anyone to get the problem fixed, that you end up just getting frustrated and giving up. I am not giving up, but I am so frustrated and I’m looking for other Internet services other than Comcast. In a society where customer service is the most important thing that we produce these days, this company has absolutely no idea what they are doing, and have done everything in their power to make it difficult to receive any customer service. Comcast if I could give you zero stars I would!!!
App hasn’t worked in over a month
I previously moved out over a month ago , the app worked fine before then, when I got to my new address the app tells me to text an agent so we can get you up and running. I text the agent , the message says we have found multiple addresses associated with my mobile number and to determine my proper location and to enter my house number. I text the right address ,then It says we’re going to call you. Comcast customer care has transferred me 4 times trying to figure out why I cant sign in. I tried deleting and re-installing the app, they checked to see if i’m at the right address which It was ,I still can’t sign in. I can sign into the “my account” app and also the xfinity website, my modem is working fine I have over 200 mbps. Comcast customer care tried nothing that I didn’t try , asking me if i’m using the right account and password , its incredibly frustrating when I need to use this app for the XFI pods, when they go down theres nothing I can do about it, I can’t check their status nothing , It shouldn’t be this difficult to figure out considering it was working fine at my last address, i’m using the same modem I had before makes zero sense.