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How to disable automatic playback of previews on Netflix

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Automatic playback of previews on Netflix they are extremely annoying. These suddenly pop up while you are browsing for a movie or one TV series to see, annoying the user with unwanted video and audio.

Although it is a great way to discover newer content uploaded to the platform, it can be very annoying. Realizing this inconvenience, Netflix developers have acted by proposing a system to disable previews and allow more fluid navigation to their users.

Automatic playback of previews on Netflix can now be stopped: here's how

The option useful for the purpose, rather simple to locate and activate. To reach it you need to access Netflix from a browser.

Note well: even if the option can only be activated from a browser, its effect also applies to other devices. Activation in itself for, accessible only via computer.

  • The actual procedure consists of:
  • Move the mouse over the profile icon (top right) and click on Account
  • search for the name of your profile and select the entry Playback settings
  • deselect the option Automatic preview while browsing on all devices
  • click on Save to save the changes made

Delete all autoplays on Netflix

If the problem is not only the previews but all the automatic reproductions, there is a slightly different procedure.

In this case, in fact, it is possible to use the voice Automatic play of the next episode of a series on all devices. In doing so, Netflix will not automatically start playing at the next episode of a series when one finishes playing.

Playback settings are specific to each profile. So if there are multiple profiles for different people on an account and you want to disable auto-play previews for everyone, you have to repeat this procedure for each profile.

Although this service is definitely the best for streaming videos / TV series, remember that there are also quite interesting alternatives to Netflix.