How to Watch & Get Crackle Streaming App on Comcast’s Xfinity Flex or X1

Streaming services are a popular choice of entertainment these days. With thousands of classic as well as new movies and TV shows that you can watch, not to mention exclusive and original content, many people are signing up for more than one streaming service. It may come with a price. But with easy access to good entertainment, it may be worth it.

What if you can find a streaming service that does not require you to pay any subscription fee? That is what Crackle is all about! By signing up for an account, you can get free access to its movies and TV shows without thinking of the monthly fees.

Learn More About Crackle Streaming Service

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Crackle is a free, ad-supported streaming service that is available only for the US market. It is now owned by Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment. Crackle includes titles varying from classic TV shows to new movie releases. Some features will augment your streaming experience on Crackle, such as Captions, Parental Controls, and Watch Later. You can access these tools when you sign up for an account.

You can stream it on various platforms like Google Chromecast, smart TVs, web browsers, Android devices, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV and iOS devices as well as gaming consoles like Microsoft’s Xbox or Sony PlayStation. Now, you can also watch Crackle on Xfinity X1 and Flex as the app is being launched on the Comcast platform.

How to Watch Crackle Shows on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex TV Box

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Crackle debuts on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex to allow users added options to their streaming services. To start streaming Crackle on your Xfinity On Demand service, follow the steps below.

  • On your Xfinity Voice Remote, press the Xfinity button.
  • Click Apps.
  • Look for Crackle and highlight it.
  • Press OK, or press the center of the directional pad of your remote.
  • Press the Info button on your Voice Remote.
  • Now, you can search for any title that you want to stream on Crackle.

Another way to launch Crackle on your Xfinity X1 and Flex is to say Crackle on your Voice Remote. It will then open the app.

What TV show programmings or classic movies on Crackle are you excited to stream first on your Xfinity X1 or Flex? We would love to know. Please do write your answers in the comment section below.

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  1. I have Comcast X1, Crackle doesn’t work.. about 10-20 minutes in, , the film will “skatter” and then freeze. Then screen will go blank


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