How to turn autoplay previews on or off

To quickly sample TV shows and movies, you can set Netflix to play previews automatically.

On an iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet

  1. From the Netflix app home screen, tap the profile icon or More .

  2. Tap Manage Profiles.

  3. Select the profile you want to edit.

  4. Toggle the switch next to Autoplay Previews to turn the setting on or off.

  5. Tap Done.

On all other devices

  1. From a web browser, go to your Account page.

  2. Open the Profile & Parental Controls settings for the profile you want to use.

  3. Select Playback settings.

  4. Check Autoplay previews while browsing on all devices.

    • To stop autoplaying previews, uncheck the box. On TVs, turning off Autoplay previews doesn't stop autoplaying from the details page of a TV show or movie.

  5. Select Save.

You may need to refresh your device to pick up the updated settings.

To refresh:

  • Switch to another profile, then switch back.

  • Or, sign out of your device and sign back in.

If you're using a mobile phone or tablet, update the app:

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