How to Use Netflix Party to Watch Movies and Shows with Friends

How to Use Netflix Party to Watch Movies and Shows with Friends

Due to social distancing, we all are missing our friends and closed ones. We are missing the activities that we used to do together like going to watch movies, hang out in cafes, and going on a road trip. The good news is that Netflix has introduced a Netflix party extension to watch movies and shows together with friends and closed ones.

Now, the question arises, how to use Netflix Party to watch movies together. You can watch movies and shows together with different accounts of Netflix. Netflix Party extension syncs the playback across different accounts so that you can watch the same thing at the same time with different accounts together.

The great thing about Netflix Party is that chat feature which is available on the side of the screen (more like a YouTube live streaming screen). Great feature right… you can watch Netflix Party together meanwhile chat also! Netflix Party is an innovative way to watch Netflix together with your friends. Over 1,000,000 people can join and use Netflix Party to link with friends and host virtual parties.


How to Setup Netflix Party

  1. Download the Netflix Party extension (to download click on the link – Netflix Party).
  2. Open the Netflix account and start a video.
  3. The extension icon available next to the address bar will change to grey to red. Click on the bar.
  4. A new window will pop up saying “Create a Netflix Party”. You will have two options, you can give total control to playback or leave it open for everyone.
  5. Click on “Start the Party.”
  6. A new window will pop with a link. Click and copy the URL share with your friends. In case, you miss the URL, you can find the link again by clicking the extension icon again.
  7. Netflix’s part will provide you an icon. You can set up your profile from the icon.

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How to Join an Existing Netflix Party

  1. Click on the link shared by your friends
  2. Click on the Netflix Party icon.

With this, you can watch or host a virtual Netflix Party together with friends. Now during quarantine, you do not have to binge-watch your favorite movies and shows alone. Netflix Party is an easy setup feature. I am definitely going to watch Money Heist this coming weekend with my friends… what’s your plan

The fact is that Netflix Party is not the only feature to host a watch party. You can install Scener if you want to see your friends via Webcam. Metastream is another watch party like Netflix Party.

Additionally, you can download TwoSeven, if you want to watch YouTube, HBO Now, or Amazon Prime Video with your friends and loved ones.

Also Read: Try these Tips and Become a “Netflix Pro”

Netflix Party for Teens… is it safe

Yes! Netflix Party is safe to use. Parents will be happy to know that Netflix Party is safe for teens and you can also donate through the chatbox. Additionally, they can set up the parental controls for Netflix, if they feel unsafe. But, the fact is that the Netflix party feature does not pose any other additional significant risk to teenagers. However, to ensure more safety, you can ask your children’s to follow the below-mentioned points:

  • Have conversations with strangers.
  • Do not share any information with strangers.
  • Do not share the Netflix Party link with strangers.
  • Do not donate money to strangers.
  • Only share links with friends.
  • Do not make friends online through the chat feature.

I hope this blog helped you to watch Netflix Party together online. For more such content, follow Tweak Library on all social media platforms. Additionally, let us know about your experience with Tweak Library through the comment section below.

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