How to use 5.1 surround sound on Netflix

You can watch select TV shows and movies on Netflix in 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.

To stream with 5.1 surround sound, you need:

  • 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.

If you meet these requirements but aren't receiving 5.1 surround sound, see some troubleshooting steps.

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