Using Netflix on your Nintendo 3DS

Welcome to Netflix on your Nintendo 3DS! 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 streaming features for your Nintendo 3DS include:

Supported Regions
Netflix is available on the Nintendo 3DS in the United States and Canada.

After launching the app, scroll down to see recommended genres, or press Y 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 forward or backward through the title. Press the B button to exit the movie.

The Nintendo 3DS currently supports 480p video.

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

To connect your Nintendo 3DS to your Netflix account, make sure you are on the Home screen, then follow the steps below.

  1. Select the Nintendo eShop icon.

  2. In the Search box, type Netflix and select the highlighted Netflix app.

  3. Select Tap Here to Download.

  4. Select Next when alerted that the service is available in the United States and Canada, then select Download.

  5. The top screen will display Thank you! once the download is complete.

  6. Press the Home button on the device, then press the A button.

  7. Select the highlighted Netflix app twice to launch Netflix, then press A to close the eShop.

  8. Launch Netflix from the 3DS home screen.

  9. Enter your Netflix email address and password.

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

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

Sign out of Netflix
  1. Begin from the Netflix home screen.

  2. Navigate left to open the menu, then select Settings.

    • If you do not see a menu when you navigate left, navigate up and select Settings or the gear icon gear icon .

  3. Select Sign out.

  4. Select Yes to confirm.

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

If you cannot locate Settings or the gear icon:

  1. From within the Netflix app, use the arrows on your remote to enter the following sequence:
    Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, Up, Up, Up, Up.

  2. Select Sign out, Start Over, Deactivate, or Reset.

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