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11 Netflix Tips and Tricks Every Streaming Lover Needs to Know

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Netflix, the streaming giant has evidently changed the way we all call forth entertainment now. The popularity of Netflix is well know, and it is not just limited to the content it hosts, but the one reason Netflix is popular among masses is its simple and elegant design. Even the grandpa’s and ma’s can binge-watch on Netflix.

Although the streaming service is simple and easy to use – there are some features that might not be fully utilized by an average streamer. Here are 11 Netflix tips and tricks that you can use the next time you login to your Netflix account.

1. Check Out The Best TV Shows And Movies

For those at a loose end this evening, here is the best stuff to watch on Netflix streaming. Find out now on this subreddit http://www.reddit.com/r/netflixbestof

2. Lower Your Data Usage When Streaming

When using your smartphones or tablets, avoid data overages by lowering streaming quality. Simply reduce your data consumption by logging into your Netflix’s account on your mobile or desktop browser, go to Your Account > Playback Settings > Manage video quality, and set it to the lowest streaming quality (typically 480p).

3. Traveling Overseas? Stream Freely With Netflix

Don’t miss out your favorite TV shows just because you’re traveling abroad. Unblock movies and TV shows now and get your freedom of watching them from any part of the world.

4. Best of IMDb’s Are Available On Netflix

The top 250 movies as voted by the IMDb’s users, now available on Netflix streaming. Watch highly rated movies of all time.
Redditor clayton_frisbie made a list for you.

5. Stay Safe And Secure From Data Theft

Spotted by a moocher? Or found any suspicious activity when you logged into your account? Then check Your Account > Viewing Activity > See recent account access, and see if any of the device locations look weird.

If so, go back to Your Account and click Sign out of all devices. It may take up to three days to go into effect.

6. Measure Movie’s Quality By Rotten Tomatoes Rankings

Find the best-rated movies sorted by Tomatometer. You can also get access to reviews from a variety of critics on movies and TV shows. Rotten Tomatoes has a list of all Netflix movies.

7. Quicken The Speed of Workflow With Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts let you improve your workflow. They by giving you a quicker and faster navigation, make the process of using your computer much easier.  Use these essential keyboard shortcuts.

F = full screen
Shift + Left Arrow = rewind
Shift + Right Arrow = fast-forward
M = mute
Up arrow = volume up
Down arrow = volume down
Enter = play/pause
Page Up = play
Page down = pause
ESC = exit full screen

8. Watch Movies That Are Unavailable On Netflix

Stream movies that can’t be watched on Netflix. Watch /r/fullmoviesonyoutube subreddit is a gem.  

9. Watch movies with your long-distance lover or BFF

The distance sure isn’t easy, but it’s worth every moment. Head to https://rabb.it/ and minimize the distances by watching together with up to 10 of your loved ones videos from Netflix, YouTube and more. Experience a high quality streaming with Netflix. You are ready to start up even if you don’t have an account!

10. Get The Latest News On Netflix

Follow Netflix page and you can see the posts about movies and TV shows that are coming soon to Netflix.

What’s New On Netflix.com and whats-on-netflix.com are also good resources for the latest news.

11.  Watch Movies That Were Given An NC-17 Rating

Watch the most popular NC-17 titles only on Netflix. NSFW. There are nine of them, and here they are.

You're a Pro Now...

So here is the end. These Netflix tips and tricks are handy to make you become a streaming pro. Enjoy every moment of Netflix streaming with tips and massive catalogue and make the most of your binge-watching experience.

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