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Four obscure Netflix hacks that barely anybody knows – including secret menu

NETFLIX is packed full of useful features that can improve your viewing experience.

The streaming giant has 222million subscribers worldwide and most of them are unaware of the extras hidden under the bonnet.


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So why not try some of these hacks out to take your TV shows and movies to the next level.

Stop auto-play TV episodes

If you’re partial to nodding off during a show, auto-play can make finding your spot a bit of a nightmare.

But there is a way you can kill the feature once and for all.

From a PC or web browser, go to the drop-down menu in the top right corner and select Account.

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Choose your profile and click Playback settings.

Untick Autoplay next episode in a series on all devices, then Save.

Get the highest quality every time

Netflix’s video quality is set to Auto by default and will adjust based on your connection.

It’s also designed to prevent you from gobbling up all your data on a smartphone too.

If this isn’t a concern for you and you want the absolute best quality every time, just go to settings menu, followed by Account.

Choose your profile and click Playback settings.

Tick High.

Netflix has a secret menu tucked away that most people are unaware of.

It’s mainly meant for techy people but you can tweak buffering settings.

You can unlock it from a smart TV or console by firstly resetting your Netflix app.

Then, simply relaunch the app and using your controller or remote key in the following:

Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, Up, Up, Up, Up.

Try new Netflix features first

Of course, Netflix is working on new features all the time.

If you want to be in the know and test them, you can with the Netflix Trial programme.

In the main settings menu, scroll to the bottom and you’ll see Test participation.

Switch Include me in tests and previews On.

Netflix has 222million subscribers worldwide


Netflix has 222million subscribers worldwideCredit: Getty

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