Using Netflix on your Kindle Fire

Welcome to Netflix on your Kindle Fire! 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 Kindle Fire devices. Netflix streaming features on supported devices include:

Navigation:
Scroll down after launching the app to see recommended genres. Tap Browse to see a specific genre. Tap Search to search for a certain title. To fast forward and rewind, tap anywhere on the screen, then slide your finger along the progress bar to skip backward and forward through the title. Press the back button to exit the movie.

Supported Regions:
Netflix supports streaming to the Kindle Fire in all supported Netflix regions.

Resolution:
Kindle Fire currently supports streaming in 480p; titles with an HD symbol will stream in high definition on Internet connections of 5 mb/s or more.

Netflix HD playback is available on the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 2014 (KFSAWIS).

Subtitles & Alternate Audio:
During playback, press the bubble at the top of the screen to configure subtitle and alternate language audio.

Set up Netflix

To connect your Kindle Fire to your Netflix account, make sure you are on the Home screen and follow the steps below.

  1. From the home screen, select Apps.
  2. In the top right corner, select Store.
  3. Tap inside the Search Appstore field.
  4. Type Netflix Kindle into the search bar and select the Search icon.
  5. Tap the Netflix icon in the search results.
  6. Select Download, Install, or Get App.
  7. When the app has completed downloading, tap Open.
  8. Enter your Netflix email address and password to sign in.

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

Sign out of Netflix

To sign out of the Netflix account on your device, follow the steps below.

Kindle Fire

  1. Launch the Netflix app.
  2. In the center of the gray menu bar at the bottom of the screen, tap on the menu icon.
  3. Tap Sign Out.
  4. Tap Sign Out again to confirm.

Kindle Fire HD

  1. Launch the Netflix app.
  2. In the top right corner of the red banner, tap the menu icon.
  3. Tap Sign Out.
  4. Tap Sign Out again to confirm.

Wait time: less than 1 minute