Fix a problem on your TV or streaming media player

If Netflix isn't working on your TV or a device connected to your TV, you can often fix the problem with these basic troubleshooting steps.

Restart your device

  1. Turn off your device. If your device has a power cable, unplug it.

  2. Make sure your device is completely off, not just in sleep or standby mode.

  3. Leave your device off for 15 seconds.

  4. Turn on your device and try Netflix again.

Restart your home network

  1. Turn off your device, then unplug your modem and router from power.

  2. After 30 seconds, plug in your modem and router.

  3. Wait 1 minute, then turn on your device.

  4. Try Netflix again.

Some devices, modems, and routers might take longer to reconnect to the Internet.

Sign out of Netflix

  1. Go to the Netflix home screen, then go left to open the menu.

  2. At the bottom, select Get Help > Sign out > Yes.

  3. Sign back in, then try Netflix again.

If your device is on an error screen:

  1. Select More Details.

  2. Select Sign out or Reset.

  3. Sign back in, then try Netflix again.

If you can't find Get Help or Sign out:

  1. Using your remote, press these buttons in this order: Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, Up, Up, Up, Up.

  2. On the menu that appears, select Sign out, Reset, or Deactivate.

What to do next

Try searching our Help Center for the issue or error code you get. There may be an article in our Help Center with steps to fix the exact issue or error on your device.

If the steps didn't fix the problem or there wasn't an article that matched your issue, contact Customer Service for more help.

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