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.

Note:
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.