Using Netflix on your Google Chromebook or Chromebox.

Welcome to Netflix on your Chromebook or Chromebox computer! Use this article to learn about Netflix features and how to set up and sign out of your account.

Netflix Features
Set up Netflix
Sign out of Netflix

Netflix is available on Google Chromebook and Chromebox computers using the Chrome browser or the Netflix app from the Google Play Store. Netflix streaming features on Chromebook and Chromebox computers include:

Navigation
Browse rows of movie posters: The main Netflix.com page displays rows of TV shows and movies for you to browse. You can also browse genres from the Browse drop-down.

Search: Search for specific TV show or movie titles, actors, directors, or genres from the search box in the upper right corner of the Netflix.com menu bar.

Movie or TV Show Pages: Hover over a specific movie or TV show poster to see additional information, such as a brief synopsis, year(s) produced, or maturity rating. Clicking on the title from within this section will take you to the full description page for that movie or TV show.

Playback: Click on a poster to begin playing a movie or TV show. During video playback, use the scroll bar at the bottom of the player screen to fast forward, rewind, or see more options. To exit video playback, select the back button from the upper left corner of your screen. If the scroll bar or back button are not visible on your screen, simply move your cursor until they appear.

Supported Regions
Netflix supports streaming on Chromebook and Chromebox computers in all regions where Netflix is available.

Resolution

  • Up to 1080p on Google Chrome

  • Up to 480p on the Netflix app from the Google Play Store

Subtitles & Alternate Audio
Select the Audio and Subtitles icon to choose an alternate language track or turn on subtitles if they are offered by the movie or TV show.

You can watch Netflix on your Chromebook or Chromebox computer through the Netflix website or the Netflix app from the Google Play Store.

Netflix website

  1. Navigate to Netflix.com.

  2. Select Sign In.

  3. Play a TV show or movie.

  4. A yellow bar will appear requesting permission to store data on the computer.

  5. Select OK.

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

Netflix app from the Google Play Store

To download the Netflix app, the Google Play Store must be enabled on your computer. Visit Google’s support site for help if the Play Store is not already enabled.

  1. Open the Play Store app.

  2. Search for Netflix

  3. Select the Netflix app.

  4. Select Install.

    • If prompted, sign in to your Google account

  5. The Netflix app will be downloaded and installed on your computer.

  6. Click on the Launcher ()

  7. Locate and select the Netflix app.

  8. Once inside the Netflix app, select Sign in.

  9. Enter your Netflix email and password and select Sign in.

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

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

Netflix website

  1. From the Netflix.com home screen, hover over your profile name in the upper right corner of the page.

  2. Select Sign out of Netflix.

  3. You are now signed out of your Netflix account.

Netflix app from the Google Play Store

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

  2. Select Sign Out.

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

  4. You are now signed out of your Netflix account.