Netflix Error NW-3-6

If you see the error code NW-3-6, often accompanied by the following message:

We're having a problem connecting to Netflix. Please try again or visit: www.netflix.com/help

It usually means that a network problem is preventing your device from reaching Netflix. Follow the troubleshooting steps for your device below to resolve the issue.

Blu-ray player

Restore your default connection settings

If you've changed the connection settings on your device, you'll need to change them back to default.

These settings could include:

  • Custom modem settings.

  • Virtual Private Network (VPN) or proxy service settings.

  • Custom DNS settings.

If you need help changing these settings, contact the device manufacturer.

Once you've reset these settings, try Netflix again.

Restart your home network

  1. Turn off or unplug your Blu-ray player.

  2. Unplug your modem (and your wireless router, if it's a separate device) from power for 30 seconds.

  3. Plug in your modem and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on. If your router is separate from your modem, plug it in and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on.

  4. Turn your Blu-ray player back on and try Netflix again.

Contact your internet service provider

This issue can be caused by the domain name system (DNS). If you still can't connect to Netflix, contact your internet service provider (ISP) and ask them for help with the DNS. Ask your ISP to make sure that your device can connect to these Netflix addresses:

  • secure.netflix.com

  • appboot.netflix.com

  • uiboot.netflix.com

  • fast.com

PlayStation 3

Change DNS settings to default

  1. From the main menu, go to Settings.

  2. Choose Network Settings > Internet Connection Settings > OK.

  3. Choose Custom.

  4. Choose the connection type you use:

    • For Wireless, choose these options:

      • Under the WLAN section, choose Enter Manually.

      • Choose IP Address Setting.

    • For Wired Connection, choose Auto-Detect for Operation mode.

  5. As you go through the next settings, choose these options:

    • IP Address Setting > Automatic

    • DHCP Host > Do Not Set

    • DNS Setting > Automatic

    • Proxy Server > Do Not Use

    • MTU > Automatic

    • UPnP > Enable

  6. To save your settings, press the X button.

  7. Choose Test Connection.

  8. Try Netflix again.

Restart your device

  1. Unplug your device from power.

  2. Press the power button on the device once, then wait 1 minute. If your device doesn't have a power button or you can't reach it, leave it unplugged for 3 minutes instead.

  3. Plug your device back in.

  4. Turn your device on and try Netflix again.

Restart your home network

  1. Turn off or unplug your video game console.

  2. Unplug your modem (and your wireless router, if it's a separate device) from power for 30 seconds.

  3. Plug in your modem and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on. If your router is separate from your modem, plug it in and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on.

  4. Turn your game console back on and try Netflix again.

Contact your internet service provider

This issue can be caused by the domain name system (DNS). If you still can't connect to Netflix, contact your internet service provider (ISP) and ask them for help with the DNS. Ask your ISP to make sure that your device can connect to these Netflix addresses:

  • secure.netflix.com

  • appboot.netflix.com

  • uiboot.netflix.com

  • fast.com

PlayStation 4

Verify your DNS settings

  1. From the main menu, go to Settings.

  2. Select Network > Set Up Internet Connection.

  3. Choose the connection type you use:

    • For Use Wi-Fi choose Custom, then choose your Wi-Fi network.

    • For Use a LAN Cable choose Custom > Operation mode.

  4. As you go through the next settings, choose these options:

    • IP Address Settings > Automatic

    • DHCP Host > Don't Specify

    • DNS Settings > Automatic

    • Proxy Server > Don't Use

    • MTU Settings > Automatic

  5. Choose Test Connection.

  6. Try Netflix again.

Restart your device

  1. Unplug your device from power.

  2. Press the power button on the device once, then wait 1 minute. If your device doesn't have a power button or you can't reach it, leave it unplugged for 3 minutes instead.

  3. Plug your device back in.

  4. Turn your device on and try Netflix again.

Restart your home network

  1. Turn off or unplug your video game console.

  2. Unplug your modem (and your wireless router, if it's a separate device) from power for 30 seconds.

  3. Plug in your modem and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on. If your router is separate from your modem, plug it in and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on.

  4. Turn your game console back on and try Netflix again.

Contact your internet service provider

This issue can be caused by the domain name system (DNS). If you still can't connect to Netflix, contact your internet service provider (ISP) and ask them for help with the DNS. Ask your ISP to make sure that your device can connect to these Netflix addresses:

  • secure.netflix.com

  • appboot.netflix.com

  • uiboot.netflix.com

  • fast.com

PlayStation 5

Verify your DNS settings

  1. From the Home screen go to Settings settings.

  2. Select Network > Settings > Set Up Internet Connection.

  3. Choose the connection type you use:

    • For wireless, choose your Wi-Fi network name > Advanced Settings

    • For wired, choose Wired LAN > Advanced Settings.

  4. As you go through the next settings, choose these options:

    • IP Address Settings > Automatic

    • DHCP Host > Don't Specify

    • DNS Settings > Automatic

    • Proxy Server > Don't Use

    • MTU Settings > Automatic

  5. Select OK to test your connection.

  6. Try Netflix again.

Restart your device

  1. Unplug your device from power.

  2. Press the power button on the device once, then wait 1 minute. If your device doesn't have a power button or you can't reach it, leave it unplugged for 3 minutes instead.

  3. Plug your device back in.

  4. Turn your device on and try Netflix again.

Restart your home network

  1. Turn off your device.

  2. Unplug your modem and router from power.

  3. Wait 30 seconds.

  4. Plug in your modem.

  5. Wait 1 minute.

  6. Plug in your router.

  7. Wait 1 minute.

  8. Try Netflix again.

Some modems and routers might take longer to reconnect.

Contact your internet service provider

This issue can be caused by the domain name system (DNS). If you still can't connect to Netflix, contact your internet service provider (ISP) and ask them for help with the DNS. Ask your ISP to make sure that your device can connect to these Netflix addresses:

  • secure.netflix.com

  • appboot.netflix.com

  • uiboot.netflix.com

  • fast.com

Roku

Restore your default connection settings

If you've changed the connection settings on your device, you'll need to change them back to default.

These settings could include:

  • Custom modem settings.

  • Virtual Private Network (VPN) or proxy service settings.

  • Custom DNS settings.

If you need help changing these settings, contact the device manufacturer.

Once you've reset these settings, try Netflix again.

Restart your home network

  1. Unplug your device from power.

  2. Unplug your modem and router from power.

  3. Wait 30 seconds.

  4. Plug in your modem.

  5. Wait 1 minute.

  6. Plug in your router.

  7. Wait 1 minute.

  8. Plug in your device.

  9. Try Netflix again.

Some modems and routers might take longer to reconnect.

Contact your internet service provider

This issue can be caused by the domain name system (DNS). If you still can't connect to Netflix, contact your internet service provider (ISP) and ask them for help with the DNS. Ask your ISP to make sure that your device can connect to these Netflix addresses:

  • secure.netflix.com

  • appboot.netflix.com

  • uiboot.netflix.com

  • fast.com

Set-top box or streaming media player

Restore your default connection settings

If you've changed the connection settings on your device, you'll need to change them back to default.

These settings could include:

  • Custom modem settings.

  • Virtual Private Network (VPN) or proxy service settings.

  • Custom DNS settings.

If you need help changing these settings, contact the device manufacturer.

Once you've reset these settings, try Netflix again.

Restart your home network

  1. Turn off or unplug your streaming media player.
    Turn your streaming player off, wait 10 seconds, then power back on.

  2. Unplug your modem (and your wireless router, if it's a separate device) from power for 30 seconds.

  3. Plug in your modem and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on. If your router is separate from your modem, plug it in and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on.

  4. Turn your streaming media player back on and try Netflix again.

Contact your internet service provider

This issue can be caused by the domain name system (DNS). If you still can't connect to Netflix, contact your internet service provider (ISP) and ask them for help with the DNS. Ask your ISP to make sure that your device can connect to these Netflix addresses:

  • secure.netflix.com

  • appboot.netflix.com

  • uiboot.netflix.com

  • fast.com

Smart TV

Restore your default connection settings

If you've changed the connection settings on your device, you'll need to change them back to default.

These settings could include:

  • Custom modem settings.

  • Virtual Private Network (VPN) or proxy service settings.

  • Custom DNS settings.

If you need help changing these settings, contact the device manufacturer.

Once you've reset these settings, try Netflix again.

Restart your home network

  1. Turn off or unplug your smart TV.

  2. Unplug your modem (and your wireless router, if it's a separate device) from power for 30 seconds.

  3. Plug in your modem and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on. If your router is separate from your modem, plug it in and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on.

  4. Turn your smart TV back on and try Netflix again.

Contact your internet service provider

This issue can be caused by the domain name system (DNS). If you still can't connect to Netflix, contact your internet service provider (ISP) and ask them for help with the DNS. Ask your ISP to make sure that your device can connect to these Netflix addresses:

  • secure.netflix.com

  • appboot.netflix.com

  • uiboot.netflix.com

  • fast.com

Xbox 360

Confirm your Xbox's DNS settings

  1. Press the Guide button on your controller.

  2. Go to Settings and choose System Settings.

  3. Choose Network Settings.

  4. Choose your network then choose Configure Network.

  5. Choose DNS Settings and choose Automatic.

  6. Turn your Xbox off and back on.

  7. Try Netflix again.

Restart your home network

  1. Turn off or unplug your video game console.

  2. Unplug your modem (and your wireless router, if it's a separate device) from power for 30 seconds.

  3. Plug in your modem and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on. If your router is separate from your modem, plug it in and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on.

  4. Turn your game console back on and try Netflix again.

Contact your internet service provider

This issue can be caused by the domain name system (DNS). If you still can't connect to Netflix, contact your internet service provider (ISP) and ask them for help with the DNS. Ask your ISP to make sure that your device can connect to these Netflix addresses:

  • secure.netflix.com

  • appboot.netflix.com

  • uiboot.netflix.com

  • fast.com

Xbox One

Confirm your Xbox's DNS settings

  1. Press the Xbox button to open the Guide.

  2. From the Profile & system menu, choose Settings.

  3. Choose General > Network Settings > Advanced Settings > DNS Settings.

  4. Choose Automatic.

  5. Try Netflix again.

Restart your home network

  1. Turn off or unplug your video game console.

  2. Unplug your modem (and your wireless router, if it's a separate device) from power for 30 seconds.

  3. Plug in your modem and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on. If your router is separate from your modem, plug it in and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on.

  4. Turn your game console back on and try Netflix again.

Contact your internet service provider

This issue can be caused by the domain name system (DNS). If you still can't connect to Netflix, contact your internet service provider (ISP) and ask them for help with the DNS. Ask your ISP to make sure that your device can connect to these Netflix addresses:

  • secure.netflix.com

  • appboot.netflix.com

  • uiboot.netflix.com

  • fast.com

Xbox Series X/S

Confirm your Xbox's DNS settings

  1. Press the Xbox button to open the Guide.

  2. From the Profile & system menu, choose Settings.

  3. Choose General > Network Settings > Advanced Settings > DNS Settings.

  4. Choose Automatic.

  5. Try Netflix again.

Restart your home network

  1. Turn off your device.

  2. Unplug your modem and router from power.

  3. Wait 30 seconds.

  4. Plug in your modem.

  5. Wait 1 minute.

  6. Plug in your router.

  7. Wait 1 minute.

  8. Try Netflix again.

Some modems and routers might take longer to reconnect.

What to do next

We're looking into this problem. To help us investigate, please contact Netflix Customer Service.

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