How to turn autoplay previews on or off

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

Some older TVs and devices don't support autoplay previews.

Android phone or tablet, iPhone, or iPad

  1. Open the Netflix app.

  2. In the lower right, tap My Netflix .

  3. In the upper right, tap the Menu .

  4. Tap Manage Profiles .

  5. Select the profile you want to edit.

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

  7. In the upper right, tap Done.

Web browser

  1. Using a browser, go to your Account page.

  2. Select Profiles, then choose a profile. 

  3. Select Playback settings.

  4. Check or uncheck Autoplay previews while browsing on all devices.

    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, from the menu on the left, select Get Help > Reload Netflix.

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