During this period of work from home, lockdown everyone is searching for a way to utilize their time. Binge-watching on Netflix is just a way to relax after doing all the work. No deliveries so you have to watch Netflix on whatever device you have. We have come across the easy way to watch Netflix on Android devices and Smart TV.
Method 1: Watching Netflix on Android TV/Smart TV
In this method you don’t need any third party app or anything you only need a Android TV or Smart TV.
Let’s get started with How to watch Netflix on Android TV or Smart TV?
Step 1: Install the Network connection to your Smart TV
The first and foremost thing you require to stream Netflix on your Smart TV is an internet connection. To stream Netflix, you don’t specifically need Smart TV. You can make your TV smart by attaching a Chromecast or Firestick. Attach your TV with WI-FI, it could be an Ethernet or a wireless connection.
In the setting section of your TV go to the network settings and set up your Wi-Fi connection.
Step 2: Go to the App section to search Netflix
All smart TV remotes generally have the button to go directly to the My Apps section but if you don’t have then you can go to the settings and search My Apps. In the My Apps section search Netflix and click on it to Login.
Step 3: Login with your Netflix Account
Sign with your username which is your Gmail ID and set a password. With the sign-in, you can access the free trial by Netflix for a month. For a trial version you have to fill all your bank card details but no money will be deducted this time. From the next month, if you haven’t turned off the automatic payment option then your money will be deducted.
Step 4: Purchase the Netflix Account
To watch continuously you have to purchase the subscription of Netflix. The subscription gives you access to all the titles available in the account. Now enjoy watching your favorite titles.
In the case of other Smart TV, most of them have in build-application. The procedure for it is also same as Android TV. Install the app and sign in. In case you don’t have an in-build application you can download it from the app store of the TV.
Method 2: Watching Netflix from Chromecast
Watching Netflix on any of the devices is just a matter of installing the app and sign-in. You can watch Netflix directly on your Android TV or by plugging Chromecast. Let’s discuss the stepwise illustration of the steps of how to watch Netflix on Android/ Smart TV.
To enable this feature you need to have Chromecast. These devices let you share your android or laptop screen on to the TV.
Chromecast users have to follow the following steps-
Step 1: Insert the Chromecast Device to the HDMI port of your TV.
To make the device work you have to connect it with your TV with an HDMI cable.
Step 2: Connect the device and your phone on the same WI-FI connection
To cast your phone on the TV with Chromecast you need to have both your device on the same WI-FI connection.
Step 3: Open the Netflix app on your phone
Now open the app on your phone which is on the same network connection. Tap on that button. You are ready to binge watch Netflix. If you don’t have the application download it from Google Play Store.
Step 4: Cast the Netflix from your phone or laptop on TV
Start Netflix and click on any of the titles. You will be seeing cast symbol on the right corner. Click on the icon and you will see the pop up window showing the available connection nearby. Click on the desired network and you are good to go.
Step 5: Explore Netflix
You can now easily explore Netflix and binge-watch your favorite titles.
Be it your Android TV or Any other Smart TV now you know how to binge-watch on Netflix. Just install the app and sign-in to the account and you are good to go. Host Netflix party if you are missing going outside with your friends amid this lockdown period.