Here are 5 best Netflix tips and tricks that you don’t likely know about. You should try them to dramatically improve your binge experience.
1# Hidden Feature to Search Content by Language
Here is a simple tip you can use to find movies and shows by language.
When looking at a movie or show, just go to the Details section where you see the subtitles available for that movie or show. Click on any Subtitle language and you will be redirected to a page with movies and shows available in that language.
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2# Control Your Data Usage
You can control your data usage by using the Netflix App or website.
Open the App and go to Menu > App Settings > Cellular Data Usage. There, you will see following options:
Off – You will only be able to stream on the device while connected to Wi-Fi.
Auto – Netflix will select a data usage setting that balances data usage with good video quality. Currently, this will allow you to watch about 3 hours per GB of data.
Low – Watch about 4 hours per GB of data.
Medium – Watch about 2 hours per GB of data.
High – Watch about 1 hour per GB of data.
Unlimited – Recommended only if you have an unlimited data plan. This setting will stream at the highest possible quality for your device and the content you are viewing. This may use 1 GB per 20 minutes or more depending on your device and network speeds.
Select whatever option you would like.
3# See What’s Leaving Netflix
People get sad when their favorite shows leave Netflix. Here is a tip to see which title expiring in the next 30 days.
Go to the Details section of a show or movie to see the expiration date. You can find the expiration date in the lower corner on a web browser.
Additionally, you can check the expiration date in the My List section in the United States, if you have it set to manual sort.
You will also see an expiring notification during the first few seconds of playback on most devices. The notification will only show once per day, according to Netflix.
4# Request Shows or Movies
You can make a request for a TV show or movie. You can access the request page here: Request TV Shows or Movies.
According to Netflix, it takes customers’ requests very seriously and tries to acquire the content if the license is available.
8# Keyboard Shortcuts
Here are five keyboard shortcuts that you should use to improve your Netflix experience.
– Use F for full screen
– Use ESC to exit or close
– Page Down to pause the video, while Page Up will play it.
– The Spacebar Button also perform pause and play functions.
– Shift + Right Arrow for fast forwarding, while Shift + Left Arrow will rewind the video.