Xumo Play Review
Xumo Play is a free video streaming service that includes on-demand access to several movies and TV shows. Xumo Play offers 290 free virtual channels, including those focused on reality TV, vintage TV, and game shows.
We tested Xumo Play and other subscription streaming services for more than 100 hours. Xumo Play is compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.
Xumo does offer a small selection of originals and exclusives like “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am,” the sci-fi movie “Aniara,” “A Royal Christmas Match,” and “My Favorite Christmas Tree.”
Xumo defaults to a virtual live streaming environment, but it has a wide catalog of TV options. There are curated channels for reality TV, 80s TV, or game shows.
Some channels, including ABC News Live, beIN SPORTS XTRA, CONtv, Dove, HSN, NBC News NOW, QVC, and others have linear, live streams. Others, like PeopleTV, feature select live events such as the Red Carpet at the Oscars.
Classic TV available on demand includes “Bonanza,” “The Roy Rogers Show,” and “The Patty Duke Show.”
Xumo’s movie library is small, but does include some hits. As of this writing, the library includes “Ali,” “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” “Hancock,” “Fury,” and “Tootsie.”
Xumo has 13 Kids & Family channels, including HooplaKidz, Cool School, Ameba, and Kartoon Channel.
Available shows include “Garfield and Friends,” “Babar and the Adventures of Badou,” “Oddbods,” “Scaredy Squirrel,” and “Earth To Luna.” You’ll also find family classics like Shirley Temple and The Little Rascals.
No Parental Controls
There are no parental controls for Xumo Play.
Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount Plus, Peacock, SHOWTIME, and STARZ have parental control features.
Xumo Play displays ads while watching content.
Xumo Play allows you to watch certain content when traveling internationally.
Xumo Play is compatible with these devices:
- Amazon Fire TV
- Apple TV
- Google Chromecast (Google Cast)
- Android TV
- Android Phone/Tablet
- LG Smart TV
- Samsung Smart TV
- Sony Smart TV
- VIZIO Smart TV
Xumo Play is not compatible with PlayStation, Xbox, or Nintendo devices.