How to opt out of Netflix’s autoplay previews
It seems like Netflix finally listened to cause — and the problems of tens of millions of viewers. You now have the choice to disable the preview autoplay function on Netflix, indicating these loud-ass videos that pop up each time you try to sneak in some Witcher throughout the work day will bedevil you no longer.
Some people today obtain this aspect useful. Other folks not so a great deal.
We’ve heard the responses loud and clear — members can now management whether or not or not they see autoplay previews on Netflix. This is how: https://t.co/6V2TjEW6High definition https://t.co/zbz4E8fVab
— Netflix US (@netflix) February 6, 2020
So how do you established this life-saving characteristic up? Quickly, it turns out.
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Netflix differentiates among two unique types of autoplay. The 1st is autoplaying the future episode in a sequence, and the 2nd is the autoplaying previews (the ones you see when you open up up Netflix to browse). You can turn both equally off, or only one — Netflix has conveniently divided them in to distinctive toggles. The good news is, you can obtain each in the exact area.
Following you sign in, navigate to the menu with your profile tiles. Click “Manage my profiles,” which must be less than all of the tiles. Then click on the profile you want to adjust (which, in my humble feeling, ought to be all of them). Beneath the profile graphic, you will see two choices: “Autoplay subsequent episode in a series on all devices” and “Autoplay previews while searching on all equipment.”
Uncheck 1 or equally of them. There you go. No extra autoplay for that profile.
Surprisingly, I could only do this on the desktop web site — I couldn’t locate the choice my Apple iphone app, even however I’d just up-to-date it. Here’s hoping it’ll inevitably migrate there much too.