Using Netflix on your Chromecast

Welcome to Netflix on your Chromecast! Use this article to learn about Netflix features and how to set up and sign out of your account. If you’re unsure if your device supports Netflix, follow the steps on the “Set up Netflix” tab to attempt to locate the Netflix app.

Netflix Features

Netflix is available on many Chromecast devices. Netflix streaming features on supported devices include:

Navigation:
Your Chromecast gives you the ability to control your Netflix experience from your Android device, Apple mobile device (iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch), and the Netflix website in your Chrome browser with the Google Cast extension installed. Each has scrolling rows of movie posters and search for navigation.

Device compatibility:
Each device must have the latest updates installed. You can update our app from Google Play on Android devices and the App Store on Apple mobile devices. The Google Chrome browser updates automatically.

  • Compatible with iOS 6.0+ iPhones, iPads, and iPods.
  • Compatible with WiFi-enabled Android 4.0+ smartphones and tablets.
  • The Chrome browser must have the Google Cast extension installed on your PC, Mac or Chromebook.

Supported Regions:
The Chromecast will work with Netflix wherever Netflix is available, but may only be available for purchase in the regions described here.

Resolution:
Chromecast will stream Netflix movies and TV shows in 1080p; titles with an HD symbol will stream in high definition with an Internet connection speed of 5 Mb/s or more.

Subtitles and Audio:
Chromecast supports subtitles, alternative audio (dubbing, other languages), and 5.1 Surround Sound when available.

For general information about Chromecast, please visit: google.com/chromecast.

For assistance getting started with Chromecast and getting it connected to your TV and/or Wi-FI (wireless) network, see support.google.com/chromecast.

Not all routers are compatible with Google Chromecast. For more information, see Google's list of supported routers.

Set up Netflix

To connect your Chromecast to your Netflix account, make sure you have connected your Chromecast to your TV and Wi-Fi network, then follow the steps below. Your mobile device or computer must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast. For information or assistance connecting Chromecast to your TV and/or Wi-FI network, see support.google.com/chromecast.

  1. Launch the Netflix application on your Android device, Apple mobile device, or visit the Netflix website in your Chrome browser.
  2. Once you’re signed in, select the Cast icon in the upper-right or lower-right of the screen.
  3. Select your Chromecast device from the list to launch the Netflix application on your TV.
  4. Select the movie or TV show of your choice and press Play.

Your device is now connected to your Netflix account. Enjoy!

Sign out of Netflix

Chromecast uses your Netflix account information stored on your Android device, Apple mobile device, or the Netflix website in your Chrome browser. To disconnect from your Netflix account, simply sign out on the device you are using.

For specific information about disconnecting your Netflix account from your device:

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