When streaming services are considered, Netflix is one of the best streaming services. When streaming devices are considered, Apple TV is the best streaming device. In mid-2019, Netflix announced that it officially discontinues Netflix AirPlay support. With this, you can only enjoy streaming Netflix with its official app on the Apple App Store. You can easily install the Netflix app on your Apple TV using the steps from our guide below.
Netflix is a paid streaming service that is available in almost all countries. It has three subscription plans that start from $8.99 to $15.99. All three plans come with a 30-day free trial.
You can use the Netflix app the same way you use it on your smartphone. It is the same interface on Apple TV which is easy to sign in and sign out of Netflix, search for content, etc.
Steps to Install Netflix on Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K
Step 1: Open the App Store app on your Apple TV.
Step 2: Type Netflix on the search bar and search for it.
Step 3: Choose the Netflix app on the search result.
Step 4: Click on the Get button to download the app on your Apple TV.
Step 5: When the installation is complete, the Netflix app will be available on the Home screen.
Step to Install Netflix on Apple TV 2 or Apple TV 3
In Apple TV 2 and Apple TV 3, you don’t need to install the Netflix app manually. The Apple TV 2 and 3 comes with built-in Netflix App. The app will be available on the Apple TV Home screen. Click on the app to open the app. If your trial period expires, you need to pay for any of the Netflix subscriptions plan to get the Netflix services.
Steps to Install Netflix on Apple TV 1 (1st Generation)
For Apple TV 1 (1st Generation), you can’t install the Netflix app. But you can play Netflix movies and series using video converters.
Step 1: At first, download and install the Wondershare Video Converter on your Mac or Windows.
Step 2: Open the converter and click the Add Files button.
Step 3: Now, copy the video link that you want to watch from the Netflix site and paste it on the converter.
Step 4: Change the Output format to Apple TV (Device > Apple > Apple TV).
Step 5: Now, click the Convert button on the bottom-right side of the screen.
Step 6: When you have successfully converted the video, import the video to the iTunes and sync it with your Apple TV.
Step 7: The video will be available on your Apple TV 1st Generation. Play the media file on your Apple TV 1.
In this way, you can stream Netflix on Apple TV 1st Generation.
Netflix: Not working on Apple TV
If the Netflix app is not working on your Apple TV, there may be a network problem.
- Try disconnecting your WiFi or cellular connection and connect again.
- Restart your Apple TV and try again.
- Uninstall the Netflix app and install it again.
Still not working? Mention your exact issue on the Netflix Help Centre or Apple Support. But, Netflix is not working is unlikely to happen because Netflix is a major streaming service and they will inform you beforehand when there is site maintenance.
Popular Netflix Movies
- El Camino
- Bird Box
- The Perfect Date
- Secret Obsession
- Murder Mystery
Popular Netflix Series
- Breaking Bad
- Black Mirror
- BoJack Horseman
- House of Cards
- Stranger Things
In the past 10 years, a lot of streaming apps came into existence. Among all the apps, Netflix stands tall as the best streaming app. Giving quality original movies and series is the main reason for the success of Netflix. Even though most of the Netflix original movies are rated lower than average, it never fails to give what their audience wants.
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