There is barely anyone that has no idea about the prominent Netflix service. However, it will still be explained.
Netflix is basically a streaming service that enables customers to watch a large variety of award-winning movies, documentaries, TV shows and so much. All these are carried out on thousands of devices that are linked to the internet.
Furthermore, when using Netflix, users can enjoy unlimited viewing of contents on Netflix without watching any commercial.
With Netflix, there is something new and interesting to find plus additional TV shows, and even movies are added monthly.
Where Netflix Started From
For those who are unaware, Netflix is actually an American media service provider with its headquarters situated in Los Gatos, California.
Netflix was established by Marc Randolph and Reed Hastings back in the year 1977, in Scotts Valley, California.
The major business of Netflix is in its subscription that is based on streaming OTT service. The OTT service goes on to offer the online streaming of so many television programs and films including in-house productions.
In January 2019, Netflix reached a whopping 139 million paid subscriptions globally with 60.55 million in the USA and roughly 148 million subscriptions overall. Free trials are also included.
While Netflix is available in almost everywhere around the globe, it is not available in the mainland of China which is as a result of traditional restrictions. It is also unavailable in;
- North Korea
- Crimea (affected by United States sanctions)
- Syria, etc.
Netflix has offices in countries such as;
- South Korea
- India, etc.
Nevertheless, Netflix is also a member of MPAA; Motion Picture Association of America.
Netflix?s Streaming Devices
Netflix can be watched at anytime and anywhere on a large number of devices. The streaming software enables users to watch content from the Netflix site automatically. There is a Netflix app as well.
The devices that can be used include;
- Smart TV
- Streaming media players
- Game consoles
- Set-top boxes
Netflix can be streamed straight up from the user’s laptop or a PC. On specific devices, the Netflix application may be provided pre-loaded or in some cases the users may have to download the app on their devices.
How To Remove Watching From Netflix
To remove the watching list on Netflix, the user will have to, first of all, delete the titles in the list from the viewing history.
However, Netflix has made this easier with the capability to erase complete series and not just distinct episodes, although it is still possible to remove only single episodes.
The steps to follow include:
- Head to the Netflix site and log in while taking note of titles in the continue watching list. Note those you will need to delete.
- Move to the right corner of the Netflix page and hover around your user name.
- When you get to the menu, click on your account and the account page, scroll to My Profile Section and click on viewing activity.
- From there, search for the shows you wish to delete from the viewing activity.
- To remove a series, select one of the episodes and click on the X placed at the right side of the show.
Meanwhile, Netflix will notify the user that the show history would be deleted from the app on every connected device within a day. Sometimes, it is immediate.
After everything, you can head back to your home page and check if the titles from the watching list have been removed. If it has not left yet, wait for a day.
How Many Profiles Can Be Created On Netflix?
With profiles, diverse members of a household will have their very own personalized Netflix experience that is created around the movies and TV shows they love.
A user can have roughly five distinct profiles on a single Netflix account. With each profile, they all have their very own;
- Language preference
- Recently watched list
- Playback settings
- Maturity level
- My list
In cases where a user wants to change profile, he or she can sign out on their device and activate it once more from the needed profile.
Currently, Netflix is the globe’s leading internet entertainment service and has more than 139 million paid memberships in diverse countries. Users can easily enjoy TV series, feature films, and documentaries over a vast variety of languages and even genres.