Home Apps Android Netflix for Android gets user profiles, better search

Netflix for Android gets user profiles, better search

Netflix is making its Android users’ lives a little easier with the latest update (3.1.0 ) to its Android application. The big addition is support for individual profiles, which means users that share the same Netflix account and Android devices can flip their profiles to the respective user at the time. Basically this means not seeing My Little Pony recommended for you when your kid had it last. It also ushers in the Restricted Profile feature that allows parents who share their Android devices with their kids to rope off all the adult stuff they don’t want young Sparky getting into.

The update also fixes some bugs and delivers an improved search function with support for actors and related titles. The Netflix app remains free in the Google Play Store free of charge. It takes up just 14MB of storage and requires Android 2.2 or later.

Meanwhile, it appears Netflix isn’t digging the complete grave for physical media yet. The company has been sending out a promotional email to subscribers offering a free upgrade from the single-disc plan to the two-disc plan. The “Double Your Pleasure” deal says customers can “Upgrade to our 2-Out Unlimited Plan and enjoy the introductory price of $7.99 for the first month,” and that “After the promotional period you will be charged the regular price of $11.99 a month for the 2-Out Unlimited Plan.”

Sam Jordanhttps://hd-report.com
Sam Jordan is a freelance writer, editor, and comedian.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

4k TV Deals

Hot Pre-orders!

Paid Amazon Link
Game of Thrones: The Complete Series 4k Blu-ray
Paid Amazon Link Westworld: Season 3 4k Blu-ray

1-Month Free!

Hot Blu-rays!

New Articles

The Godfather III Restored New Definitive Edit Releasing to Blu-ray & Digital

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the theatrical release of The Godfather III, Director Francis Ford Coppola and Paramount Pictures have cut a new...

2020 MLB World Series Format Offers Innovations Including 4k HDR

The 2020 MLB World Series hosted by FOX is being broadcast for the first time in 4k HDR. This isn't the first 4k event...

What Happened to Sundance TV on DIRECTV

Don't worry, Sundance TV is still on DirecTV. It just moved from its former channel, 557, to Channel 239 starting on Oct. 21, 2020. Sundance...

MLB 2020 World Series Schedule, Channel, & How To Stream

After a shortened season the 2020 MLB World Series kicks off tonight, October 20th at 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific Time. On the mound in...

Support Us!