For some reason, you may be looking to have your Xfinity transfer service to another person. You might be wondering: is it possible?
The good news is that there are a few ways you can modify and customize the user information and control on your Xfinity account, should your current situation require you to do so.
Simply put, you can modify the ownership of your Xfinity account, and even have it moved to a new location.
This can all be done either by yourself or if you stumble upon any technical issues, it can also be done for you by qualified Xfinity technical support.
But luckily for you, this guide will teach you everything that you need to know about transferring ownership, admin rights, and location when it comes to your Xfinity subscription.
Xfinity Transfer Service to Another Person
What makes knowing how to transfer Xfinity service to another person, or to another location a good thing?
In this way, fi for some reason you do not need your connection anymore, you can save on Early Termination Fees.
This can cost a lot, especially if you are a fairly new subscriber who is looking to have their service cut already.
So, when the situation happens that you are faced with this predicament, here is a guide that can help you get through this process.
Moving is stressful enough as it is, making your move smooth and seamless for your internet connection should be something you can have.
Why Would You Transfer Service to Another Person?
Xfinity understands that everyone may be going through tough times in life or challenges that may render them no longer able to sustain the subscription.
In cases like this, subscribers have two options.
One is to simply ignore the billing, let it pile up, and simply hope that the company would forget it or two, make the steps to make sure that you exist your subscription gracefully and you would not be chased by any further responsibilities.
Of course, no one would want to choose the first option, which is why here are the steps to take and make sure you have explored all your options regarding your Xfinity account.
Changing Ownership of a Xfinity Account
The only thing you would need to do to successfully transfer account ownership is to reach out to Xfinity.
Usually, their representative would ask for some information as to your decision to transfer the subscription to another person.
Usually, this request is made in the middle of a tough time like unemployment, a death in the family, or major life changes like military deployment, migrating to another country, and the like.
After your conversation with Xfinity, you would be given instructions on how to fulfil your Account Change Request form via email.
Aside from the form, you would also usually need to submit other supporting documents, depending on the specifics of your situation.
It can take up to three business days from your submission to finish the process.
During this part, your current subscription would be disconnected and would result in the generation of a new account under the credentials of the person you are transferring it to.
Transfer Your Xfinity Subscription to A New Address
If you are moving to a new home that is also serviceable by Xfinity–and it is tough to find a place that is not.
These days–you can opt to go to simply changing your address rather than completely leaving your subscription behind and passing it over to another person.
Here are the steps on how you can do it: simply go to the Moving request page of Xfinity and provide the following information:
- Where are you moving from?
- When do you want to stop your current service before you move?
- What is your best contact number?
- Where are you moving to?
After this, you would be prompted for a final chance to modify any information you have entered or finalize and submit it for evaluation.
You would then be prompted to choose whether you want to bring your services and equipment for you to install on your new location, or have a technician help you out. The latter has a fee of at least $25.
Finally, confirm everything and submit it to Xfinity. After a few business days, you should receive further next steps from them about the move.
How To Transfer Admin Rights Of Your Xfinity Service?
Should you wish to transfer your admin rights to your Xfinity account from you–the current primary user–to a secondary user, this is possible.
This another modification in your account settings that you do not need to call up for and can be done all by yourself.
Once you are on your My Account page, simply follow the following steps:
- Go to the Users tab on the top of the page
- Find your name (the primary user) and select Transfer Admin Rights
- A drop-down menu would show, and you can select from the current secondary users you have and transfer the admin rights to them
- Finally, click Save to apply and save your settings
What would happen if you transfer your admin rights to another user?
Simply put, the new admin user would have all the access to read and change details on your Xfinity account settings, your billing details, and even the specifics of your current subscription.
How To Cancel Your Xfinity Service
If it is inevitable to have your subscription cancelled instead of just transferring it to another place or to another person, it can be done.
Although, keep in mind that there could be early termination fees that will apply, depending on your length of contract and on how long you have been with the service.
For you to gauge how much you may end up paying when asking to be disconnected, Xfinity will charge you $10 for every remaining month in your contract.
So, if you have a two-year contract and you ask to have it terminated with eight months remaining, you need to cough up at least $80 before you become free of any obligations.
Simply reach out to Xfinity through a call, a live chat, or email to initiate your request for cancellation.
Comcast Transfer Service To Another Person
One of the most common misconceptions of a lot of people is the confusion between the two names–Comcast and Xfinity.
Some may think that these are two different things or at least relate to each other. However, it is, in fact, much simpler than that.
So, can you transfer Comcast service to another person? If you or someone else would ask the question, the answer is no, you cannot.
This is because the difference between the two names is that Xfinity is the brand name for the internet connection and TV service, while Comcast is the company that owns the Xfinity brand.
A perfect analogy for this is the relation between Marvel Studios and Disney.
The former is the film and TV production sector that produces the content based on Marvel Comics, and the latter is the company that owns the production and the brand.
By now, you should already know how to do a Xfinity transfer service to another person.
If you also want to make more changes to your account, there are other options that are available to you.
Always remember that all these things can be done and accomplished by yourself, considering that you will follow and stick to the guides given above.
In the case that your last resort would be cancelling your service subscription entirely, make sure that you are aware of the process.
Also ensure that you are financially ready to settle any possible early termination fees that you may be charged with, depending on the specifics of your contract.
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Kevin has over five years of experience working in various Tech startups and providing Technical solutions. He has contributed to many Tech publications and websites.