5.1 Surround Sound on Netflix

Netflix supports 5.1 surround sound on select titles.

What do I need to stream with 5.1 surround sound?

  • A 5.1 surround sound-capable audio system.

  • A Netflix-capable device with 5.1 surround sound support.

  • Streaming quality set to Medium, High, or Auto. More information about video quality settings can be found in our Playback Settings article.

All streaming plans support 5.1 surround sound.

How do I know if a title supports 5.1 surround sound?

Titles that have 5.1 surround sound available will display either a Dolby Digital Plus icon or a 5.1 icon on the movie description page.

5.1 icon

Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 icon

Why am I not receiving 5.1 surround sound?

If you meet these requirements and are not receiving 5.1 surround sound, please visit I'm not getting 5.1 surround sound.

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