How to use Netflix on your Amazon Echo Show

Use this article to learn about Netflix features on your Echo Show, and how to set up and sign out of your account. If you don't know if Netflix works on your device, follow the steps in the “Set Up Netflix” section.

Netflix Features
Set Up Netflix
Sign Out of Netflix

Netflix is available on Amazon Echo Show. Netflix streaming features on supported devices include:

Scroll down after launching the app to see recommended genres. Tap Browse to see a specific genre. Tap Search to search for a TV show or movie. To fast forward and rewind, tap anywhere on the screen, then slide your finger along the progress bar to skip backward and forward through the title. Press the back button to exit the movie.

The Echo Show streams Netflix TV shows and movies up to 540p SD resolution.

Subtitles & alternate audio
During playback, press the bubble at the top of the screen to set up subtitles and alternate language audio.

Amazon Alexa
Control playback or play a title using voice-activated controls with Amazon Alexa.

More information on Amazon Alexa voice commands can be found by visiting the Amazon Help Center.

The following Echo Show devices are compatible with Netflix:

  • Echo Show (1st and 2nd generation)

  • Echo Show 5 (1st and 2nd generation)

  • Echo Show 8 (1st and 2nd generation)

  • Echo Show 10

  • Echo Show 15

The Netflix app is installed automatically and doesn't need to be downloaded to your Echo Show. To connect your Echo Show to your Netflix account, make sure you are on the home screen and follow the steps below.

For some first-time setups, you might need to update the app by going to Settings >  Device Options > Check for Software Updates.

Connect from homescreen

  1. From the Echo Show home screen, swipe up and select Video.

  2. In the Video tab, select Netflix and follow the instructions on the screen.

Connect using Alexa

  1. Open Netflix by saying, "Alexa, open Netflix."

  2. Select Member Sign in.

  3. Enter your Netflix email address and password.

  4. Select Continue.

To sign out of the Netflix account on your device, follow these steps.

  1. Open the Netflix app.

  2. Select Menu Menu .

  3. Select Sign Out.

  4. Select Sign Out again to confirm.

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