Netflix is one of the most popular OTT services in India with a truckload of popular titles. Here are our top Netflix hacks to help you get the most out of the platform.

Netflix Play Something is a new feature designed to help users decide what to watch next. It uses your preferences and watch history to suggest shows and movies you might like.

Play Something

Teleparty (formerly Netflix Party) gained popularity during the lockdown last year. It lets you watch a show or movie on Netflix with friends via a simple browser extension.

Watch with friends

Want to remove your embarrassing Netflix watch history? Simply head to Account>Profile>Viewing Activity and click on the delete icon next to watched titles to remove them.

Remove watch history

Taking a long flight but don't want to miss out on your favourite shows? Click on the download button and continue watching offline on your mobile devices.

Download for offline viewing

Hate the autoplaying Netflix previews while browsing? To disable the feature, go to Account>Profile>Playback settings and uncheck Autoplay previews

Disable autoplay

Don't like dubbed versions of foreign shows? Play the video and click on the Audio & Subtitles button, select the origin language and your preferred language from the popup.

Disable dubbing

Did you know you can customise the appearance of subtitles in Netflix? Go to Account>Profile>Subtitle Appearance. From here you can change font, size, and more.

Customise subtitles

Keyboard shortcuts

Use these when watching Netflix on a laptop or PC

Esc - Exit full screen

F - Full screen

S - Skip intro

M - Mute

Space - Play/Pause

Up/Down - Volume

Right/Left - Rewind/ FF 10 sec

Netflix uses up to 3GB data per hour. Reduce data usage by going to Account>Profile>Playback Settings>. Choose between Auto, Low, Medium and High quality. 

Adjust data usage

Netflix has secret codes that lets users access certain genres quickly. Click here for the complete list of codes and how to use them.

Netflix secret codes

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