How to use Netflix on your Roku TV

Use this article to learn about Netflix features on your Roku TV, and how to set up and sign out of your account. If you don't know if Netflix works on your device, follow the steps in the “Set Up Netflix” section.

Netflix Features
Set Up Netflix
Sign Out of Netflix
Netflix in Ultra HD
Netflix in HDR

Netflix is available on all Roku TVs. To learn about the brands that offer Roku TV, visit the Roku website. Netflix features on Roku TVs include:

Supported regions
Netflix is available worldwide. Most devices will work wherever Netflix is available, but some older devices will only work in the country where they were purchased. If you're considering buying a new device, check with the manufacturer to see if it supports Netflix in your region.

Older devices may ask you to go to netflix.com/activate to set up your device. These devices only support Netflix in the United States and Canada.

Navigation
On most devices, you can browse through rows of TV shows and movies, including a row dedicated to your My List selections. Each row represents a category (for example, comedies, dramas, TV shows) that we show you based on what you’ve watched. Older devices may not have rows of categories, but do allow you to scroll through My List, which you can create using the Netflix website.

Resolution
Most devices can stream Netflix in high definition on fast internet connections and will play Netflix in their maximum supported resolution.

Parental controls
You can set parental controls on individual profiles.

Subtitles & alternate audio
Learn how to turn on subtitles, closed captions, and alternate audio (including 5.1 surround sound), which are available on many TV shows and movies. To check if 5.1 audio works on your device, go to any Netflix original to see if there is a 5.1 audio option. If not, this feature doesn't work on your device. You can change the appearance of subtitles and captions on many devices Devices that don't support customization will show subtitles and captions in their default appearance.

To watch Netflix on your Roku TV, first create a Roku account on the Roku website. Once your account is created, follow the steps for your Roku TV below.

Haier Roku TV

  1. From the home screen, select Netflix.

  2. Select Sign In.

    • If you don't see Sign In, select Yes on the Are you a member of Netflix? screen.

    • If you aren't a member, set up your membership.

  3. Enter your member email address and select Next.

  4. Enter your password and select Sign In.

  5. Select Start.

Your device is now connected to your Netflix account.

Hisense Roku TV

  1. From the home screen, select Netflix.

  2. Select Sign In.​

    • If you don't see Sign In, select Yes on the Are you a member of Netflix? screen.

    • If you aren't a member, set up your membership.

  3. Enter your member email address and select Next.

  4. Enter your password and select Sign In.

  5. Select Start.

Your device is now connected to your Netflix account.

Insignia Roku TV

  1. From the home screen, select Netflix.

  2. Select Sign In.​

    • If you don't see Sign In, select Yes on the Are you a member of Netflix? screen.

    • If you aren't a member, set up your membership.

  3. Enter your member email address and select Next.

  4. Enter your password and select Sign In.

  5. Select Start.

Your device is now connected to your Netflix account.

Sharp Roku TV

  1. From the home screen, select Netflix.

  2. Select Sign In.​

    • If you don't see Sign In, select Yes on the Are you a member of Netflix? screen.

    • If you aren't a member, set up your membership.

  3. Enter your member email address and select Next.

  4. Enter your password and select Sign In.

  5. Select Start.

Your device is now connected to your Netflix account.

TCL Roku TV

  1. From the home screen, select Netflix.

  2. Select Sign In.​

    • If you don't see Sign In, select Yes on the Are you a member of Netflix? screen.

    • If you aren't a member, set up your membership.

  3. Enter your member email address and select Next.

  4. Enter your password and select Sign In.

  5. Select Start.

Your device is now connected to your Netflix account.

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

Haier Roku TV

  1. Begin from the Netflix Home screen.

  2. Press the Back button on your remote.

  3. On the right, select Settings .

  4. Select Sign out.

  5. Select Yes to confirm.

  6. You will now be given the option to sign in as a different Netflix member.

Hisense Roku TV

  1. Begin from the Netflix Home screen.

  2. Press the Back button on your remote.

  3. On the right, select Settings .

  4. Select Sign out.

  5. Select Yes to confirm.

Insignia Roku TV

  1. Begin from the Netflix home screen.

  2. Press the Back button on your remote.

  3. On the right, select Settings .

  4. Select Sign out.

  5. Select Yes to confirm.

Sharp Roku TV

  1. Begin from the Netflix Home screen.

  2. Press the Back button on your remote.

  3. On the right, select Settings .

  4. Select Sign out.

  5. Select Yes to confirm.

TCL Roku TV

  1. Begin from the Netflix home screen.

  2. Press the Back button on your remote.

  3. On the right, select Settings .

  4. Select Sign out.

  5. Select Yes to confirm.

Netflix is available in Ultra HD on select Insignia, TCL, and Sharp Roku TVs. To stream in Ultra HD, you will need:

Netflix is available in Dolby Vision and HDR on select Roku TVs. To stream in Dolby Vision or HDR, you will need:

  • A smart TV that supports either Dolby Vision or HDR10 and Netflix.