How do profiles work on my Netflix account?

Profiles allow different members of your household to have their own, personalized Netflix experience, built around the movies and TV shows they enjoy. You can create up to five individual profiles within a single Netflix account.

Each profile allows for its own:

  • Personalized movie and TV show suggestions
  • Recently Watched list
  • Ratings & Reviews
  • Taste preferences
  • My List
Watch an instructional video below:

Which devices support profiles?

Supported Devices

  • Website*
  • PS3*
  • PS4*
  • Netflix App for Windows 8*
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox One
  • Roku 3
  • Wii
  • Apple TV
  • Apple devices running iOS 5 or later
  • Select Android devices
  • Select Google TVs
  • Select TVs, Blu-Ray players, and set top boxes

*You can add, edit, and delete profiles from the website, PS3/PS4, and the Windows 8 app.

Devices that do not currently support profiles will use the account owner profile by default.

How do I create a profile?

You can add up to five profiles at any time on the website by clicking Manage Profiles in the menu in the top right hand corner of your screen or in Your Account.

On the PS3 you can add additional profiles by pressing the triangle button to bring up the profiles screen.

On the PS4 you can add additional profiles by pressing the circle button and then select the profile icon.

On the Windows 8 App you can add additional profiles by selecting the profile icon in the upper right hand corner, then select manage profiles.

By creating a profile, you are agreeing to Netflix collecting the information you provide in establishing the profile and understand that Netflix will associate ratings provided by the Profile member with the information you provide.

How do I delete a profile?

To delete or edit a profile from the website, click Edit under Manage Profiles and then select Delete or make edits.

To delete or edit a profile from the PS3, hover over the profile you'd like to delete or edit and press the triangle button. This will open the edit menu where you can make changes/delete profiles.

To delete or edit a profile from the PS4, press the circle button and then select the profile icon. From this screen you can delete or edit any profile.

On the Windows 8 App you can add additional profiles by selecting the profile icon in the upper right hand corner, then select manage profiles. From this screen you can delete or edit any profile.

Please note, once you delete a profile, the viewing history for that profile will no longer be available.

The main profile on your Netflix account can not be deleted.

How do I set Parental Controls on profiles?

You can set parental controls on individual profiles by setting the appropriate parental control setting in the Your Account section of each profile.

You can also make the default experience for each profile "kid-friendly" by clicking the checkbox indicating “This is a profile for kids under 12” in the Manage Profiles section of your account.

Note: Profiles are not currently password protected.

Can I use Social features on profiles?

Yes! Each profile can be connected to a different Facebook account, providing friends-based suggestions and further personalizing the Netflix experience.

Profiles that are configured for kids under 12 are not able to connect to Facebook.

If you connect to Facebook, your Netflix profile icon will be your Facebook profile photo. You can connect or disconnect Facebook from a Netflix profile at any time at Netflix.com/ManageFB.

For more information about Netflix Social Features, click here.

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