How to stream Netflix in HD

Netflix offers high-definition (HD) streaming for most TV shows and movies. Not all content is available in HD.

To stream in HD, you need:

  1. A Netflix plan that supports streaming in HD.

  2. A device that supports an HD resolution of at least 720p.

    • Not all devices support streaming in HD. If you don't know if HD streaming works on your device, contact your device manufacturer.

  3. A steady internet connection speed of 5 megabits per second or higher. See our Internet Connection Speed Recommendations article for more details.

  4. Streaming quality set to High or Auto.