Netflix says 'Too many login attempts. (-56)'

If you see a message on your Android phone or tablet that says

Too many login attempts. Please try later. (-56)

It typically points to an issue with the sign in process on your device. Follow the troubleshooting steps below to resolve the issue.

Sign in on another device

To pinpoint your issue, sign in to Netflix on a different device.

  • If you see a different error message when you sign in on that device, search our help center for that message to continue troubleshooting.

  • If you do not see a different error message, you can continue to stream on that device or continue troubleshooting below.

Try again later

If you do not have access to another device or do not wish to stream on another device, please wait and try to sign in again later.