Using Netflix on your Android phone or tablet

Welcome to Netflix on your Android phone or tablet! 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 in the “Set up Netflix” section to attempt to locate the Netflix app.

Netflix Features
Set up Netflix
Sign out of Netflix
Netflix in HD
Netflix in HDR

Netflix is available on Android phones and tablets running Android 2.3 or later. The current version of the Netflix app requires Android version 5.0 or later.

Devices running earlier versions of Android OS (as well as the Samsung Galaxy 10.1" Tablet) will be prompted to download a compatible, earlier version of the Netflix app. To download Netflix on your Samsung Galaxy 10.1" Tablet (Model Number: GT-P7500), follow these instructions.

Note:
If your device is rooted or uncertified, you may not be able to download the Netflix app, or it may not function properly. Your device is not being blocked by Netflix, but there may be an issue with the device’s configuration. Contact your device manufacturer to determine if the device is certified and compatible with Netflix.

Netflix streaming features on supported devices include:

Supported Regions
Netflix is available on certified Android phones and tablets in all regions where the Netflix service is available.

Navigation
Search for titles by tapping the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the app. You can also scroll through rows of recommended genres on the home screen, or browse all genres from the menu in the upper left corner. To fast forward or rewind, tap anywhere on the screen, then slide your finger either forward or backward along the progress bar. Press the back button to exit the movie.

Resolution
Android phones and tablets will support streaming in 480p or higher. See our "Netflix in HD" tab for more information.

Subtitles & Alternate Audio
During playback, tap the Subtitles and Alternate Audio icon at the top of the screen to configure subtitles and alternate language audio.

Downloads
Download select titles to watch when you can't be online. See our article about downloads to learn more.

Because a wide variety of devices with different capabilities use the Android OS, certain Android devices are not compatible with the download feature. If you have downloaded the latest version of the Netflix app and are not able to download Netflix content, you will need to use a different device to use this feature.

Netflix is available on Android phones and tablets running Android 2.3 or later. The current version of the Netflix app requires Android version 5.0 or later.

To connect your Android phone or tablet to your Netflix account, make sure you are on the Home screen and follow the steps below.

Note:
These steps may vary slightly if your device was customized by you or the manufacturer. If you are unable to complete the steps below, visit your Android device manufacturer's website.
  1. Open the Play Store app.

  2. Search for Netflix.

  3. Select Netflix from the list of search results.

  4. Tap Install.

  5. The installation is complete when the notification bar at the top of the screen displays Successfully Installed Netflix.

  6. Exit the Play Store.

  7. Find and launch the Netflix app.

  8. Enter your Netflix email and password.

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

Note:
The app may request permission to use your device's microphone because the Netflix app allows you to call customer support directly.

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

  1. From within the Netflix app, select the Menu icon ( or ).

  2. Select Sign Out.

  3. Confirm that you would like to sign out of your account.

Note:
If you use Google's SmartLock feature to save passwords to your Google account, you may also need to remove your Netflix credentials from SmartLock. Visit Google's support article on this topic to learn more.

Netflix is available in HD on the Android tablets below.

Note:
Devices must run the latest firmware for HD playback to work properly.
  • Acer Predator 8 (GT-810)

  • Acer Iconia Tab 10 (A3-A30)

  • Amazon Fire HD 8" 2016 (KFGIWI)

  • Asus ZenPad S8 (P01MA, P01M)

  • Asus ZenPad 10 (P023, P021, P01T)

  • Asus ZenPad Z8 for Verizon (VZW_P008)

  • Google Nexus 7 2013

  • Google Nexus 9 (requires Android 6.0)

  • Google Pixel C

  • Honor WaterPlayer 8 (HDL-AL09, HDL-W09)

  • Huawei MediaPad M5 (SHT-AL09, SHT-W09, CMR-AL09, CMR-W09, CMR-AL19, CMR-W19)

  • Huawei MediaPad M5 10 (CMR-AL09, CMR-W09, CMR-AL19, CMR-W19)

  • Huawei MediaPad M5 10 Lite (BAH2-L09, BAH2-W19, DL-AL09, DL-W09, HDL-AL09, HDL-W09)

  • Huawei MediaPad T5 10 (GS2-L09, GS2-W09, GS2-W19, AGS2-L09, AGS2-W09, AGS2-W19, AGS2-L03)

  • Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro (YT3-X90F, YT3-X90L, YT3-X90X)

  • Nvidia Shield Portable

  • Nvidia Shield Tablet

  • Nvidia Shield Tablet K1

  • Nvidia Tegra Note 7

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (SM-T700, SM-T701, SM-T702, SM-T705, SM-T707)*

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 (SM-T800, SM-T801, SM-T802, SM-T805, SM-T807)*

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2* (SM-T710, SM-T715, SM-T715C, SM-T715Y, SM-T715N0, SM-T810, SM-T815, SM-T815C, SM-T815Y, SM-T815N0, SM-T817, SM-T817A, SM-T817V, SM-T817W, SM-T817P, SM-T817T, SM-T817R4)

    • *HD only available on Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 with Android M (version 6.0–6.0.1)

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (SM-T825, SM-T825Y, SM-T827, SM-T825N0, SM-T827V, SM-T825C, T825X, T827R4, SM-T820, T820X)

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 (SM-T835, SM-T835C, SM-T835N, SM-T837, SM-T837P, SM-T837V, SM-T837A, SM-T837R4, SM-T830, SM-T830X)

  • Samsung Galaxy View (SM-T670, SM-T677, SM-T677A, SM-T677V)

  • Samsung Galaxy View 2 (SM-T927A)

Netflix is available in HD on the Android phones below.

Note:
Devices must run the latest firmware for HD playback to work properly.
  • Asus ZenFone 2 (Z00AD, Z00ADA, Z00ADB, Z00ADC)

  • Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra (ASUS_A001)

  • Asus ZenFone Zoom (Z00XS)

  • Google Nexus 6

  • Google Nexus 5X

  • Google Nexus 6P

  • Google Pixel and Pixel XL

  • Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

  • Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

  • Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL

  • Honor 10 (COL-L29)

  • Honor Play (COR-L29)

  • HTC One A9 (One A9U)

  • HTC Butterfly 3 (B830X)

  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro (BLA-A09, NEO-L29)

  • Huawei Mate 20 (LYA-AL00, LYA-AL10, LYA-TL00, LYA-L09, LYA-L29, LYA-L0C, LYA-AL00P, HMA-TL00, HMA-AL00, HMA-L09, HMA-L29, EVR-AL00, EVR-TL00, EVR-L29)

  • Huawei Nova 3 (PAR-LX1M)

  • Huawei P Smart+ (INE-LX1)

  • Huawei P20 (EML-LO9, EML-L29, EML-AL00, EML-TL00, CLT-LO9, CLT-L29, CLT-L0J, CLT-L5A, CLT-L04, CLT-AL00, CLT-TL00, CLT-AL01, CLT-TL01)

  • Huawei P30 and P30 Pro

  • LG G3 (D850, D851, D855, LS990, US990, VS985)

  • LG G6 (LG-H870DS, LG-H870S, LG-H870, LG-H870DSV, LG-H870V, LG-H871S, LG-H873, LG-AS993, LGUS997, VS988, LG-H872, LG-LS993, LG-H871, LG-H872PR, LGM-G600L, LGM-G600V, LGM-G600S, LGM-G600K)

  • LG G7 (LM-G710N, LM-G710VM, LG-G710, LM-G710, LM-G710V)

  • LG G7 One (LM-Q910)

  • LG Q9 One (LM-Q927L)

  • LG X5 (X5-LG)

  • LG V20 (VS995, LG-H918, LG-LS997, LG-US996, LG-H910, LGV34, LG-F800S, LG-F800K, LG-F800L, LG-H990N, LG-H990TR, LG-H990T, LG-H990ds, LG-H990, LG-H915, LG-H910PR, L-01J)

  • LG V30 (L-01K, LG-AS998, LG-H930, LG-H931, LG-H932, LG-H933, LG-LS998, LG-US998, LGM-V300K, LGM-V300L, LGM-V300S, LGM-V300V, VS996)

  • LG V35 (LM-V350N, LM-V350)

  • LG V40 (LM-V409N, LM-V405)

  • Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585) *HD playback only on Android 6 (Marshmallow)

  • Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1092, XT1093, XT1095, XT1096, XT1097)

  • OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro

  • Razer Phone

  • Razer Phone 2

  • Samsung Galaxy A10

  • Samsung Galaxy A20 and A20e

  • Samsung Galaxy A30

  • Samsung Galaxy A40

  • Samsung Galaxy A50

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A, SM-N910P, SM-N910T, SM-N910V, SM-N910R4)

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920C, SM-N9208, SM-N920I, SM-N920G, SM-N920A, SM-N920W8, SM-N920T, SM-N920V, SM-N920P, SM-N920R4, SM-N920R6, SM-N920R7)

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A, SM-N930V, SM-N930P, SM-N930T, SM-N930R4, SM-N930R6, SM-N930U, SM-N930R7, SM-N930W8, SM-N9300, SM-N930F)

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F, SM-N950FD, SM-N950N, SM-N950U, SM-N950W, SM-N950U1, SM-N9500, SM-N9508, SM-N950D, SM-N950J, SC-01K, SCV37)

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N9600, SM-N9608, SM-N960D, SM-N960J, SM-N960U, SM-N960U1, SM-N960W, SM-N960XC, SM-N960XU, SM-N960F, SM-N960N, SM-N960X, SM-N960XN)

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920T, SM-G920T1, SM-G920P, SM-G920R6, SM-G920R7, SM-G920R4, SM-G920V, SM-G920I, SM-G920F, SM-G9208, SM-G920W8, SM-G920A, SM-G920AZ)

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925T, SM-G925P, SM-G925R6, SM-G925R7, SM-G925R4, SM-G925V, SM-G925I, SM-G925F, SM-G9250, SM-G925W8, SAMSUNG-SM-G925A)

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ (SM-G928F, SM-G928C, SM-G9287C, SM-G928I, SM-G928G, SM-G928A, SM-G928W8, SM-G928T, SM-G928V, SM-G928P, SM-G928R4)

  • Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P, SM-G930T, SM-G930A, SM-G930AZ, SM-G930U, SM-G930R7, SM-G930R6, SM-G930T1, SM-G930R4, SM-G930V, SM-G891A)

  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935P, SM-G935T, SM-G935A, SM-G935U, SM-G935R4, SM-G935V)

  • Samsung Galaxy S8 (SC-02J, SC-03J, SCV35, SCV36, SM-G9500, SM-G9508, SM-G950F, SM-G950N, SM-G950U, SM-G950U1, SM-G950W, SM-G950X, SM-G950XC, SM-G950XN, SM-G950XU, SM-G9550, SM-G955F, SM-G955N, SM-G955U, SM-G955U1, SM-G955W, SM-G955X, SM-G955XC, SM-G955XN, SM-G955XU)

  • Samsung Galaxy S9 (SC-02K, SC-03K, SCV38, SCV39, SM-G9600, SM-G9608, SM-G960F, SM-G960N, SM-G960U, SM-G960U1, SM-G960W, SM-G960X, SM-G960XC, SM-G960XN, SM-G960XU, SM-G9650, SM-G965F, SM-G965N, SM-G965U, SM-G965U1, SM-G965W, SM-G965X, SM-G965XC, SM-G965XN, SM-G965XU)

  • Samsung Galaxy S10, S10e, S10+

  • Samsung M10 (SM-M105G, SM-M105M, SM-M105F, SM-M105Y)

  • Samsung M20 (SM-M205M, SM-M205F, SM-M205G, SM-M205FN)

  • Samsung M30 (SM-M305F, SM-M305FN, SM-M3050, SM-M305M)

  • Sony Xperia X (F5121, F5122)

  • Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321, SO-02J)

  • Sony Xperia X Performance (F8131, F8132, SO-04H, 502SO, SOV33)

  • Sony Xperia XZ (F8331, F8332, SO-01J, 601SO, SOV34)

  • Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141, G8142, SO-04J)

  • Sony Xperia XZs (G8231, G8232, SO-03J, SOV35, 602SO)

  • Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341, G8342S, G8343)

  • Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8314, H8324, H8216, H8276, H8266, H8296, SOV37, SO-03K, 702SO, SO-05K)

  • Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116, H8166, SO-04K, SOV48, SOV38)

  • Sony Xperia XZ3 (H8416, H9436, H9493, SOV39, SO-01L, 801SO)

  • Sony Xperia Z5 (SO-01H, E6603, E6633, E6653, E6683, SOV32, 501SO, SO-03H, E6833, E6853, E6883, SO-02H, E5803, E5823)

In addition to the models listed above, you can stream Netflix in HD on devices powered by the following chipsets. Check with the manufacturer of your device to confirm hardware specifications:

  • HiSilicon Kirin 710 (available on select models)

  • HiSilicon Kirin 980 (available on select models)

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 630

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 660

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 670

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 675

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 710

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855

Streaming Netflix in HDR requires Netflix app version 5.0 for Android. To stream in HDR, you will need:

Netflix is available in Dolby Vision on the Android devices below.

Note:
Devices must run the latest firmware for Dolby Vision playback to work properly.
  • LG G6

Netflix is available in HDR10 on the Android devices below.

Note:
Devices must run the latest firmware for HDR10 playback to work properly.
  • Honor 10

  • Honor Play

  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro

  • Huawei Mate 20

  • Huawei P20

  • Huawei P30 and P30 Pro

  • LG G7

  • LG G7 One

  • LG Q9 One

  • LG X5

  • LG V30

  • LG V35

  • LG V40

  • One Plus 7 and 7 Pro

  • Pixel 3

  • Razer Phone

  • Razer Phone 2

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

  • Samsung Galaxy S9

  • Samsung Galaxy S10, S10e, S10+

  • Sony Xperia XZ Premium

  • Sony Xperia XZ1

  • Sony Xperia XZ2

  • Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

  • Sony Xperia XZ3

Having a problem? Visit Troubleshoot Streaming Issues on your Android device for help.