Questions tagged [netflix]

An American provider of on-demand internet streaming media in the United States, Canada and Latin America and flat rate DVD-by-mail in the United States.

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Stop Netflix from changing show

When watching a multi-episode show, I like that Netflix play the next episode automatically. However, at the end of a show, it always tries to load another, unrelated show, which I greatly dislike. ...
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How to know in which region a film is available?

I want to watch a specific film. It's on Netflix. However, when I try to load it with the android app, I have a message stating the film isn't available in my region. I have a good free OpenVPN list ...
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How to prevent Netflix from showing preview trailers on the overview?

Currently, whenever I look at the Netflix overview, it shows me trailers in the top of the page. Also further down the page, between the category scrollers. I find them disturbing and annoying, also ...
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Can I use different passwords for different Netflix profiles?

I bought Netflix and I can set multiple profiles (for different people) under my account. But they would have to sign with my e-mail and password. I don't want to share these credentials with them. ...
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Is there a valid technical reason for Netflix to block Incognito/Private mode?

While Netflix in general is accessible in Incognito/Private mode, they refuse to load their player in this mode, asking the user to restart the session in regular mode. If you look for the technical ...
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Netflix account and profiles permissions - I am confused

Basically I own a Netflix account and created a profile for my children, however, they use my credentials to log in and this makes useless setting PIN if they're allowed to use my credentials and ...
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Netflix access across different countries

Recently, I saw the Netflix multiple users shared account wherein 4 persons can simultaneously stream videos. Some of my friends cam up with an idea to share it, but the problem is that two of them ...
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How to filter out a movie on Netflix?

Is it possible to filter out a movie in Netflix, so I don't see it again, probably unless I choose otherwise? Every time I open the Netflix website, it starts a trailer of "Godless", and I hate it. ...
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How to add a timecode on Netflix?

I was wondering if there was a way to add the timecode on Netflix on a computer. I need to watch a movie for college and it would be useful to have the timecode directly instead of pausing the movie ...
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How can I watch Netflix with a friend online?

My friend and I want to watch Netflix together over Skype. Our current solution is to pause an episode at 0:00 and hit "Play" simultaneously. Unfortunately, this means manually re-syncing playback if ...
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What happened with all my previous ratings on Netflix?

So today, Netflix officially launched a new "thumbs up / thumbs down" rating system, completely replacing its "5 star" rating system. While I have many complaints and questions about this, for the ...
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Search Netflix for results as an intersection of two categories (audio language, subtitles)

I want to find the collection of programmes available on Netflix (in Japan, but I think the answer will probably be the same for any region) which are returned for two separate searches - in my case, ...
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Prevent Netflix credits zoom-out

At the end of shows on Netflix, the credits zoom out to show an advertisement for the next episode (even including light spoilers in the form of an episode description!). This sucks, it really ruins ...
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How can I mark a movie/series as watched on Netflix?

From what I understand, Netflix learns about your preferences and suggests movies/series based on that. The problem is that this means that it doesn't know about a lot of my favourites because I have ...
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Getting 1080p to Work on Netflix

As of recently, I've been having trouble getting HD to work on my Neflix. I use IE so I can stream in 1080p, but it seems the "HD" button on the Silerlight player has vanished and I evidently cannot ...
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Track unreleased movies in Netflix

When I search Netflix for movies that they don't have yet, it shows no result. How can I add unreleased movies to my Netflix list so that I know when they are available on Netflix? I was a customer ...
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Is there an easy way to skip episode intros in Netflix?

Problem: when watching episodes back-to-back, sitting through the intro/theme for a show is annoying. Especially for shows that I've watched many times before, like The Office. Request: a simple and ...
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Is there a way to link to a Netflix movie at specific time?

Is there a way to link to a Netflix movie at a specific time, similar to how you can link to a Youtube video at a specific time?
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How can I show missing text in Netflix movies?

The film Selma includes intertitles of FBI surveillance reports that I'm pretty sure are key to the plot. When streaming Selma on Netflix, the FBI logo is present, but the text of the intertitle is ...
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Quick way to clean up Netflix Viewing Activity (Recently Watched List)

If you've used Netflix a lot, you know how annoying it can be having a long list of "Viewing Activity", aka. stuff you've watched. In a normal browser, it's not so bad. However, as soon as you open it ...
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Audio delay setting on Netflix

IS there a way to set a negative audio delay on Netflix? Similar to the audio/subtitle delay functionality on VLC. I'm currently streaming my audio from my Windows PC via wifi to an Android device ...
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How to get newest movies on Netflix

I am using Netflix in the U.K. I know that I can go to a category and sort by newest, but is there a way to get newest movies on all over Netflix? Like sorting all movies with newest first, or maybe ...
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Why is the Netflix live chat option not always available?

I am trying to contact Netflix via live chat-- Netflix live chat support is now legendary, but for some reason, the live chat option is not available at the help page. The help page behavior is the ...
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Netflix in Germany has no support for Linux

Netflix is just recently available on Germany, so I happily created an account and when I tried to open a movie, I was welcomed with this message: Complete System Requirements To watch ...
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How can I find the most highly-rated Netflix movies?

"Recommended for you" seems to list all movies according to your personalized rating, but I'm interested in the global rating toplist (similar to IMDB's Top250). There's also a Netflix Top 100 that's ...
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While other windows are active, is there a way to disable the “continue playing” feature of Netflix?

After so long, I am prompted to click a button to prove that I haven't gone idle. This is an inconvenience to me, especially if I am watching Netflix on one monitor and gaming on another. For example,...
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Which Netflix clients have episode auto-advance? [closed]

The browser player has episode auto-advance but as far as I've seen the iOS, Android and Chromecast apps don't. Are there any other Netflix clients that have this feature?
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Netflix forced language localisation

A friend of mine who went on an exchange to Denmark asked me for help, because sometimes he just wants to see movies in Spanish, or at least with the subtitles in Spanish. But he said that every movie ...
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How to stop Netflix playing next episode automatically?

I'm watching Arrested Development on Netflix. It cuts the last 30 seconds of each video and starts playing episode. I don't want that. I'd rather it played to the end of the video and STOPPED. How can ...
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Create a list of Movies I'd like to watch on Netflix

Instant Q is not available outside US! This seems very odd, but it seems there is no way to make a list in my Netflix account (Ireland) of movies that I'd like to watch at a later point. Often I ...
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Check if a title on Netflix is not available or has been removed

How do I look up information on if a title on Netflix just doesn't turn up in the search or if it has been removed recently? I just tried searching on my phone for Food, Inc. and couldn't find it. I ...
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Can I hide the synopsis of the current or upcoming episodes of a series?

When a Netflix show is paused, eventually the synopsis of the current episode will show on-screen. Also, when you roll over the "next" icon ( ▶| ), the synopsis of the next episode will show on-screen....
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Add current movies to Netflix queue

I used to have the DVD service and I added current movies in my queue so I would get them when they were released. I just renewed my membership but changed to streaming. Is there a way to add current ...
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Netflix: Cannot see option to watch movies online

My friend just sign up for Netflix premium account. He can browse through the collections but all he sees is just an option "Add to discs". I guess, Netflix gives an option to see the content online ...
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Netflix keystrokes ignored

I read on this site that some keystrokes can be used to control a Netflix streaming movie, but they do not work for me. All keystrokes are ignored once the movie begins and I can only go into full ...
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Low volume while using Netflix Instant Play on a Mac

I'm experiencing very low volume on my MacBook Pro (running Snow Leopard) while using Netflix Instant Play. All of my other video sites are working fine, and my computer's volume is set to full. I've ...
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How can I have two Netflix profiles set up under one account?

My girlfriend and I don't necessarily like all of the same movies so I was wondering if there is a way to have two profiles set up for one account. We live together and are currently trying Netflix ...
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Mass-remove movies from Netflix queue?

My wife and I tend to gradually accrue a huge list of movies in our Netflix queues, especially our Instant queue. Eventually, despite removing movies as soon as we watch them, the remaining unwatched ...
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Netflix Access Control

Let's say I have this rather, erm, curious brother of mine, and on our Netflix subscription, he's been watching Mythbusters: Biggest Explosions, Clifford's Really Big Movie, Arrested Development etc. ...
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Clearing watch history for television episodes on Netflix

I am re-watching the Arrested Development TV series through Netflix. Having watched it before, Netflix is showing me my watched history: When I get to the end of an episode and click the "Next ...
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How much bandwidth does a SD Netflix stream on Wii use?

How much bandwidth does a SD Netflix stream on a Wii use? I'm guessing it might dynamically change quality but it's worth a shot. I haven't really been able to find anything definite on the interwebs.
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Stop getting Netflix notification emails

Netflix wants to send me an email by default every time they receive a disk from me and every time they send one out. How can I turn these emails off?
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Is there a way to update your NetFlix queue to replace all DVDs with Blue-Ray where available?

I just got a Blue-Ray player and am thinking of upgrading my NetFlix account to Blue-Ray. It looks like it has an option to automatically select the blue-ray option when you add new things to your ...
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Organizing large Netflix queues

The queue in Netflix is pretty hard to keep organized. I like to organize the instant watch queue in particular, because we view the queue on our TV through the Wii interface, which is incredibly hard ...
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Netflix filter / review downloads?

Is it possible to either filter or at least review Netflix movie downloads based on criteria like movie rating, nudity, obscenity, violence, etc?
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Netflix — How to Stream in Different Language?

There are lots of DVDs that have foreign language audio on the disc (ie foreign films might have English audio). Is it possible to stream a movie on Instant Play with an alternate language? Or do ...
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How can I clear my Netflix recently watched movies list?

Is there a way to clear the list of recently watched movies on Netflix?
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Netflix keyboard shortcuts

Is there any way to get keyboard shortcuts in Netflix? I know I can use the space bar to pause and play, but what about skipping forward and backwards?
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Consistent way to tell when Instant Play movies will expire in Netflix

I've noticed there's a discrepancy between the web view of my Instant Play queue and the XBox 360 view of it. In the XBox view if a movie will be expiring on a specific date, I see the warning when I ...
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Is there any way to view previews of movies on Netflix?

Before watching a movie, I usually like knowing what I'm getting in to. Is there any way to watch the movie's preview from Netflix? I mainly want this for movies I can watch instantly.