Netflix is one of the most popular streaming platforms, offering a wide range of movies, series, and documentaries. However, users often criticize the auto-play episode feature. When you finish an episode of a series, Netflix will automatically play the next episode without your intervention. If this bothers you and you want to disable this feature, follow the steps below to turn off Netflix autoplay.
To turn off autoplay on Netflix, sign in to your Netflix account, click on your profile in the upper-right corner of the screen, and then select Account > Reading Settings.
Deselect Auto play the next episode of the series on all devices.
Also deselect Autoplay previews while browsing on all devices.
How to disable autoplay on netflix
To turn off autoplay in a profile, follow these steps.
1. Sign in to your Netflix account.
2. Once you are logged in, click on your profile in the upper right corner of the screen, then select account in the dropdown list.
3. Under the tab Personal files and parental controlsselect your profile.
4. Scroll down the page to the section titled “ reading settings And click release.
5. You can now deselect one or both of the following options:
- Auto play the next episode of the series on all devices.
- Autoplay previews while browsing on all devices.
Once autoplay is disabled, click the button Register To save your changes.
And there you are! You have disabled Netflix autoplay. Now when you finish an episode of a series, Netflix will not automatically play the next episode again.
It is important to note that this deactivation applies to your Netflix account and all devices on which you use that account. You will need to repeat these steps on each individual Netflix profile if you wish to disable autoplay for all users.
How to enable autoplay on Netflix
Do you miss those automatic previews? Following the above steps, go back and re-check the box(s) you previously unchecked. Click on Register.
Also read: How to reset or change your Netflix password
With Netflix autoplay control, you can decide when to skip to the next episode and avoid unwanted interruptions. Enjoy your viewing sessions without being interrupted by unwanted autoplay!
questions and answers
Why doesn’t Netflix automatically play the next episode?
Check your internet connection and make sure autoplay is not disabled in the Netflix settings.
How do I sign out of Netflix?
In your browser or the Netflix app, select File Profile icon > account > Sign out from all devices. To sign out of Netflix on a TV, open the Netflix TV app and select ask for help > Log out > Yes to sign out.