Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) offers a very simple interface, but there are many options and customization tools that you could use to improve your viewing experience. To help you get the most out of your Netflix, I will share five hacks in this article with you. Use these tips to improve your binge experience. Just open up your Netflix page in a new tab and start experimenting.
#1 Build Profiles Based On Mood
Netflix allows you to create multiple different profiles so you can tailor your preferences based on your mood, according to Time.
When you get to the “Who’s Watching?” screen, you should make profiles based on your moods. You can set up an action movie-oriented profile, or a comedy movie-oriented profile or a war-movie-oriented profile – do whatever you like.
#2 Use Secret Netflix Codes to Unlock Thousands of Hidden Categories
Netflix has thousands of hidden categories that you can unlock using secret codes. You can find movies and shows from sub-genre that the streaming service would not normally allow you to see.
HERE is a list of the category codes that the streaming giant use to organize content and help users choose the right movie based on likes, viewing history, actors, actresses, and a ton other variables.
#3 Visit Reddit to Find Best Titles To Watch
Reddit is a nice place where you can share and find information on any topic.
Reddit has a subreddit, called NetflixBestOf, to share the best titles. You should visit and subscribe to this category to look for notable movies and shows.
4# Fixing Slow Buffering Problem
There is a simple trick to get rid of video buffering in Netflix.
Hold down Shift + Ctrl + Option + S (while playing a title) to access to the hidden streaming features on Netflix to adjust buffering settings. A hidden menu will open where you can find buffering fixes and other streaming options.
If you stream videos on gaming consoles (Xbox, Wii, PlayStation 3), you should use the directional pad and click Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, Up, Up, Up, Up to open up the hidden menu.
#5 How to Find Amazing Netflix Movies and Drama for Free
You can download a free Google Chrome extension, the Netflix Enhancement Suite, to find the best content. The extension shows trailers, IMDb, and Rotten Tomatoes ratings, and much more.
For users who enjoy Netflix on a smart TV or a set-top box like Apple TV or Roku, there is a mobile app called Upflix. You can download it to your iPhone or any Android device to find amazing movies and series.