How to Connect Netflix to TV Guide – there are so many ways to connect Netflix with your Smart TV. Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services in South Africa and the world as a whole. You can stream Netflix on your computer, media player, game console, Blu-ray player, phone, or tablet. However, you want to enjoy Netflix experience, you need a TV with big screen.
There is a wide variety of TV shows, documentaries, movies and more you can view on Netflix. As long as long as you are connected to the internet, you will be able to stream Netflix content. Below are a few things you need to look at before connecting Netflix to your TV.
How to Get Netflix Using a TV App
Most Smart TV come with Neflix App already installed. TVs that come with Netflix App downloaded include Hisense, LG, Samsung, LG, Sony, Philips, Vizio and many more. Depending on the TV brand, launching Netflix on a Smart TV could be via a Netflix button on the Television remote, while others you have to go to “Apps” or “App Store” to access the application.
Connect Netflix to TV Using a Blu-Ray, Game Console, Media Player, or Cable TV Subscription
There are different types of devices that are compatible with viewing Netflix. Some of these devices that support streaming Netflix include the following:
- Game Consoles: Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo consoles are capable of streaming Netflix. Some of these devices come with the App already installed, while some, you have to go to their app store and download the App.
- Media Players: Devices such as Roku, Nvidia Shield, Fire TV and Apple TV have Netflix apps.
- Laptops: You can watch Netflix from your laptop or PC. One of the advantages of watching Netflix from a laptop is, you can also connect your screen to your Television using an HDMI cable.
- Blu-Ray Players: Brands including Panasonic, LG, Philips, Sharp, Hisense, Toshiba, Samsung and Sony come with a Netflix option on their players. You can access the app through the player’s video menu.
- Cable TV Set-Top Boxes: Some cable providers including RCN, Xfinity and Dish also offer Netflix as part of their cable package.
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