If you see a message on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that says
There is a problem connecting to Netflix. Please try again later. (1012)
It typically points to a network connectivity issue that is preventing your device from reaching the Netflix service. Follow the troubleshooting steps below to resolve the issue.
You can test your device's connection to the internet by trying to visit a webpage, such as netflix.com.
If Safari says it can't open the page because your device is not connected to the internet, you might need to troubleshoot your home network or your device's connection to the internet. See Apple Support for more help.
Once you're connected to the internet, try Netflix again.
Refresh any outdated Netflix information stored on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch by resetting the app.
From the Home screen, select Settings.
Swipe down until you find the Netflix app.
Slide the Reset switch to the On position.
If you dont see the Reset switch, continue troubleshooting below.
Press the Home button to return to the Home screen.
Press the Home button twice and swipe right until you find the Netflix app.
Swipe up on the Netflix app to close your session.
Press the Home button twice to return to the Home screen.
Try Netflix again.
Press and hold the side button and one of the volume buttons at the same time until the sliders appear. Drag the top slider to turn your device completely off.
If the sliders don't appear, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the red slider appears, then drag the slider.
After 10 seconds, press the Sleep/Wake button.
Once your device powers on, try Netflix again.
From your device's home screen, tap and hold the Netflix app until it shakes.
In the top left corner of the Netflix icon, tap the X, then tap Delete. Once deleted, press the Done or Home button to stop the shaking.
Open the App Store and search for "Netflix."
Select the free Netflix app from Netflix, Inc.
To install the app, tap the cloud icon.
If you can't download the Netflix app from the App Store, visit Can't find the Netflix app in app stores.
Once installed, try Netflix again.
Turn off your device.
Unplug both your modem and router and wait 30 seconds.
Plug in your modem and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on.
Plug in your router and wait until no new indicator lights are blinking on.
Turn on your device and try Netflix again.
If possible, connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to a different network.
To choose a different wireless network:
Press the Home button on your device.
Select a different network and connect to it.
If you can't use a different internet connection, contact your internet service provider for help.
Once you are connected, try Netflix again.
If using a different network didn't solve the problem, continue to the next set of troubleshooting steps.
If using a different network solved the problem, but the new connection isn't your preferred network, contact your internet service provider for help.