How to Activate Paramount Plus on Xfinity
By Theodora

Paramount Plus is one of the most popular streaming services with a lot of content to offer its subscribers. You would have to subscribe to any of the available plans before you can stream on the platform.

Also, you can get Paramount Plus on all your devices, which include iOS/Android smartphones, tablets, iPad, PC, streaming devices (Roku, Xfinity, Firestick), and even on gaming consoles.

For Xfinity users who have an eligible Xfinity device to stream Paramount Plus for free, an activation is needed. Interestingly, this article explains how to activate Paramount Plus on Xfinity devices.

Paramount Plus on Xfinity

How to Activate Paramount Plus on Xfinity

The Paramount Plus streaming service is built into Xfinity Flex and Xfinity X1 devices. You can access the app, sign in to your account and start streaming immediately. If you’re an Xfinity Internet subscriber, you may be eligible for the Xfinity Flex streaming device, which comes with a ton of streaming apps that gives you instant access to thousands of streaming hours.

Xfinity Flex comes with built-in apps for these premium services: Netflix, Hulu, Paramount+, Prime Video, Disney+, HBO Max, Spotify, and more. On the other hand, Xfinity X1 also provides eligible Xfinity subscribers with instant access to lots of streaming services and live TV channels. Paramount Plus is available on Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex.

Note: Paramount Plus is the same as CBS All Access on Xfinity. Actually, it is CBS All Access that rebranded to Paramount Plus. So, if you can’t find CBS All Access on your Xfinity anymore, look out for Paramount Plus, that’s the network’s new name.

How to Activate Paramount Plus on Xfinity

If you’re eligible to get the Paramount Plus app on your Xfinity device or subscription, here are the steps you need to follow to activate the service and start streaming.

First Step:

Firstly, you need to create a Paramount+ account; you can do that by simply visiting However, the service is not available globally; if your region is not supported at the moment, you’d receive a Geo-restriction message. But if your region/country is supported, you’d be able to sign up right away.

Second Step:

Press the Xfinity button on your Xfinity device's remote control to get to the main menu. Go to the Apps section and look out for the Paramount Plus app. Launch the app and sign in to your account.

Third Step:

If you’re required to activate your device, an activation code would be displayed on your screen, copy down the code and head on to Paste/enter the activation code into the provided boxes and your Xfinity device would be activated to stream Paramount Plus.

Once your device is activated successfully, you can proceed to watch Paramount Plus shows and movies on your TV. Interestingly, there’s a catch here - you can actually download Paramount+ movies to your PC or even mobile device. How is that possible? It’s possible when you use a downloader program such as Y2Mate Paramount+ Downloader.

Interestingly, the Y2Mate Downloader also allows you to download movies and shows from other premium networks, including Pluto TV shows. Below is a comprehensive guide on how you can grab your favorite Paramount Plus movies to save them on your PC’s local storage.

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How to Activate Paramount Plus on Xfinity

Simply, you need to use a professional downloader application like the Y2Mate Paramount+ Downloader. This downloader supports 720p and 1080p, as well as supports the EAC3 5.1 audio track. It also allows you to download Paramount+ shows in bulk at the same time, in MP4 format.

Y2Mate Paramount+ Downloader saves the metadata info of all downloaded movies. More so, you can choose how you want the subtitle(s) to be saved; either as an SRT file or embedded into the movie/show being downloaded. This downloader offers more flexibility and speed than any other Paramount+ downloader.

This downloader does not only save Paramount+ movies in MP4 format, it also removes the ads so you can watch the movies without any limitation and ads (commercials).


Y2Mate Paramount+ Downloader works on Windows OS computers only. Download and install the software on your system, then proceed with the steps below.

First Step:

Launch the Y2Mate downloader and click on VIP services on the left pane. Select Paramount Plus from the cards of available services. You’d be taken to a new window where you’d need to sign in to your Paramount Plus account.

Second Step:

Find the movie or TV show you want to download and start playing. As the video plays, you’d notice a “Download” button at the top-left corner of the video player window; click on the button and choose your download options. The movie or show would be instantly added to your list on ongoing downloads.

Third Step:

If you need to download more movies and shows, play them and click on the download button. To view all ongoing downloads, click on the “Downloading” tab on the left pane. You’d be able to pause or resume any ongoing download. Y2Mate Paramount+ Downloader is fast in downloading streaming videos.


In conclusion, Paramount Plus replaced CBS All Access, and it's available on some compatible Xfinity devices, which include Flex and X1. If you can't find the Paramount+ app on your Xfinity device, it means your device is not supported, sadly.

Furthermore, it is possible to save movies and shows from Paramount+, you just need a premium tool like the Y2Mate Paramount+ Downloader and you’re good to go.