ALMOST everyone with a Netflix subscription loves the streaming service but a lot of people don’t realise that their viewing experience could be even better.
The following are some of the best hacks that could add more value to the subscription fee from hidden genres to how to request for your favourite TV shows or films to be added.
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Netflix hidden genres
FindFlix: Netflix Secret Category Finder is a Google Chrome extension or Firefox add-on.
Downloading this feature will allow you to search through all of the hidden category codes without ever leaving the Netflix site.
Once you’ve downloaded the extension, simply click on it whilst your on Netflix and type in your specific viewing request.
How to host a long distance Netflix viewing party
If you want to watch Netflix with your friends but none of them live nearby then this doesn’t mean you can’t have a Netflix viewing party.
Netflix Party is a handy Google Chrome extension that allows you to watch Netflix with anyone.
Once you have downloaded the extension you can create a shareable link, which all your friends can click on for the same time viewing experience.
Netflix Party even comes with a chat feature so you can easily discuss what’s happening.
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How to disable the “Are you still watching?” prompt
If you’re tired of being judged by Netflix’s “Are you still watching” prompt then you can simply turn it off.
The Never Ending Netflix Chrome extension disables the prompt for you.
It also lets you do other useful things like automatically playing the next episode.
Rotate the video
If you find your laptop slipping whilst you watch Netflix in bed then don’t strain your neck over it.
You can rotate the Netflix video using Netflix Flip, which will rotate your screen by 90 degrees.
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Volunteer to test new Netflix features
If you want to be the first to try new Netflix features then opt in to the test participation scheme.
This is where new features like rating systems and interfaces are trialled.
To sign yourself up just go to “Accounts,” then “Settings,” and look for the “Test Participation” button.
Turn it on and get testing.
How to request Netflix content
If you’re a big fan of a certain TV series or a film but Netflix doesn’t have it then you don’t have to suffer in silence.
You can send a request directly to Netflix asking them to consider getting your favourite content.
Simply go to the “Request TV shows or movies” of the Netflix help website, where you can make up to three content suggestions at a time.
If you’re really desperate to see your favourite film on the TV platform then you can even start a live chat with Netflix or call them directly.
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