How can I keep the next episode of a show from playing automatically?

When streaming TV shows or content that has multiple episodes through or on the Netflix app, Netflix's Post-Play feature will give a brief count-down before automatically playing the next episode for you. To disable Post-Play's autoplay feature on a Netflix profile, navigate to Your Account, click Playback Settings, then uncheck the option to Play next episode automatically. Other Post-Play features will still be enabled -- this setting simply turns off automatic playback of the next episode.

The Post-Play feature is available on many popular devices, including:

  • Mac/PC
  • Netflix App for Windows 8
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox 360
  • Apple iPad 2 and later
  • ...and many more!

How do I use Post-Play?

1. Closing Credits Window
The closing credits will move to the upper left corner of the screen.
  • To continue watching the credits, simply click on them.
2. Next Episode Window
A preview of the next episode will appear in the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • To begin the next episode immediately, simply click on the play button.
  • To select a different title, click Back to Browse.
  • To select another episode in the series, click More Episodes.
Prompt to continue
Post-Play will play two episodes, then prompt you to confirm that you're still watching. This prompt will appear ~2 minutes into the episode.
  • To keep playing the current episode, click on Continue Playing.
  • To start the current episode over, click on Play from the Beginning.
  • To play another episode, click on Back to Browse.

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