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As two of the biggest tech companies in the world, it’s no surprise that Netflix and Apple have teamed up to provide access to Netflix’s expansive library of TV shows and movies on Apple TV. With a slick interface and the added benefit of a physical remote controller, watching Netflix on any of Apple’s popular streaming set-top boxes is simple, fast and convenient.
Best of all, with the release of the Apple TV 4K, you can watch Netflix’s growing library of Ultra HD content in all its high-fidelity glory. Just be sure that you’ve signed up for Netflix’s premium plan, as 4K streaming is only available to premium subscribers.
Once you’ve configured your Apple TV, you’ll want to download the Netflix app by selecting the “App Store” option from the Apple TV home screen. From there, simply search for Netflix and click “Get” to start the download and installation.
Once the installation process is completed, launch the Netflix app and select “Sign In” to connect your existing Netflix account. Alternatively, you can also sign up for a new Netflix account through the Netflix app.
Once you’re logged in, you can start watching Netflix on your Apple TV.
The price for a new Apple TV starts from about $199 for the standard 32GB 4th generation model. You can buy it online through the official Apple store, in select retail stores or by calling Apple.
You can watch Netflix on Apple TV in any region where Netflix itself is available. Currently, Netflix is supported in over 190 countries around the globe, making it one of the most widely-accessible entertainment services in the world.
The map below highlights all the countries in which Netflix is currently available:
A number of factors influence what resolution you can stream Netflix in on Apple TV. The first two generations of Apple TV only supported up to 720p, so if you’re using one of these older models that will be the maximum resolution you can stream in. From the 3rd generation on, all Apple TV models support 1080p HD and the Apple TV 4K improving upon that with support for resolutions up to 2160p.
Just because the Apple TV is capable of streaming at a particular resolution doesn’t mean it always will. You’ll also need a sufficiently fast Internet connection to stream at HD and 4K, plus you must have the appropriate Netflix subscription: a Standard subscription is necessary for HD streaming, while 4K streaming requires a Premium subscription.
Subtitles and captions for Netflix on Apple TV are displayed in the lower half of the screen. To save or adjust your settings, play the TV show or movie for at least five minutes and your preferences will be set. To change your actual subtitles appearance settings, you need to log into your Netflix account and change them through there.
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