If you have been thinking of joining the ranks of Netflix subscribers for a long time and immersed yourself in the richness of movies and series, but for some reason you still can not decide, we are here to help.
Our guide contains answers to the most frequently asked questions and will surely help you start your adventure with Netflix, even if supporting new technologies isn’t your forte.
It’s really simple, see for yourself.
Netflix offers users 3 different plans to choose from:
All of them provide access to the same catalog of films and series, but they differ in the number of screens on which the site can be used simultaneously, the number of phones or tablets on which material can be downloaded and the quality of the content displayed.
Basic plan that provides quality SD, It allows simultaneous viewing on one screen and downloading to one smartphone, at a cost of PLN 29 per month.
Standard plan costs 43 PLN per month, offers HD quality, Allows simultaneous viewing on two screens and downloading on two smartphones/tablets.
The most expensive premium plan is the monthly cost 60 PLN, In turn, we can count on Ultra HD quality, the ability to watch on 4 screens at the same time and download on 4 smartphones / tablets.
Creating an account on Netflix is very simple, but it differs slightly depending on the device we will be using. For Android and iOS devices and PC, go to the website netflix.com/signupchoose the plan you are interested in (it is always possible to change it to higher or lower), enter your email address and password, choose your payment method and you are ready!
In the case of Smart TVs, set-top boxes and other media players (such as the Xbox console), where the Netflix app is most often already installed, we start by providing an email address or phone number to which Netflix will send a link A link is needed to continue recording.
After clicking on it, we do exactly the same as in the case of smartphones and computers.
The Netflix app can be downloaded from an online store Dedicated to the operating system we are using, such as the Play Store for Android smartphones and tablets, the iOS App Store for smartphones and tablets, and the Microsoft Store for Windows PCs (in the case of PCs, it is also possible to use the service from the tier from a browser web).
We go to the store, enter Netflix in the search engine, click download, and then launch the application on your device.
In the case of other devices: consoles, TVs or media players, the application is usually pre-installed and you do not need to download it – if not, we do exactly the same as with other devices, such as going to a dedicated app store, search Find the Netflix app and click Download.
If we want to use Netflix on a computer from a web browser, go to the website netflix.com And the Click the red login buttonThen enter your username and password.
In the case of devices on which the Netflix application is already installed, it is enough to turn it on – the system remembers the user’s login details so that we do not have to enter them every time.
In the case of smart TVs, we usually have the Netflix app pre-installed Or download it from the App Store.
In that case, just launch it and register an account according to the instructions above, and you’re good to go. The next time the app automatically logs you in, more and more TVs also have a dedicated Netflix button on the remote control, which speeds up the start-up of the service. If we use an old TV that does not have access to smart functions, then we are not lost either, but in this case we will have to purchase a special adapter in the style of Google Chromecast, which we connect to the TV via the USB connector.
It gives you access to many different applications available on computers, smartphones, and tablets, including the Netflix app.
Netlfix is a service for streaming movies and series, so as the name suggests, it needs internet to work. At home, this is not a big problem, because most people use the Internet without restrictions on what data is downloaded, but the problem may appear when we leave the house, We are going on a trip or going on vacationWhere we have to use mobile internet is very expensive.
Here it comes with help The ability to download a movie, series or program At home to watch them later on a mobile device – a smartphone, tablet or laptop. How do I do it? We look for the title of interest in the Netflix library and check if the download icon (down arrow) is displayed next to it – if not, the material cannot be downloaded for offline viewing, if so, just click on it. It should be noted that in the case of the series, each episode must be downloaded separately, except for Android devices, where there is an option to download the entire season.
We can this way Download up to 100 filesSo that we can enjoy our favorite movies and series even with a longer break to access the network. To view downloaded titles, log into the app, select Downloads and touch the play icon.
Netflix has retired the free trial period in Poland, so to use the library of available movies and series, you must create an account. However, it is worth watching carefully the presentation of the service, because it regularly provides some of its titles for free.
From the very beginning, Netflix was announced as a service for the whole family, thanks to which everyone can watch whatever they want on their device. That’s why, on top of the Premium plan, we have the option to use the service on up to 4 different devices at the same time.
Some people use this possibility, To share your Netflix account with family and friends by creating separate profiles on the service and sharing fees. Is it legal? Netflix does not officially recommend such a solution, the regulations have a requirement that we can share the account at home, but at the same time it does nothing to prevent this phenomenon, so at the moment it is possible to share a Netflix account with friends.
True, there have been messages on devices for some time about the need to verify the account with the code sent to the email address provided during registration, but checking and entering it is not a problem.
Netflix uses special algorithms that, based on the movies and series watched, suggest to users personalized suggestions for their preferences. Unfortunately, this is not a perfect system and the titles we like to see often disappear from our eyes, so it’s a good idea to review the presentation of the different categories regularly, not just the tips on the home page. However, in order not to waste time, we can quickly search for movies by category by typing Netflix special ‘secret’ codes.
To use it, enter “netflix.com/browse/genre/xxxx” in the browser address, and instead of “xxxx” enter the specified code, that is:
- 2125 – Action and military adventure films
- 43040 – Action Comedies
- 46576 – Classic Action & Adventure Movies
- 5475 – Romantic Comedy
- 8711 – Horror Movies
- 7424 – Anime
- 10702 – Spy Movies
- 43048 – Action & Thriller
- 1492 – Science Fiction
- 8933 – Excitement
Netflix’s library is constantly growing, so everyone will find movies and series for themselves, regardless of their favorite genre. However, at the beginning of the adventure, it is worth checking out the platform’s greatest successes, such as series:
- squid game
- Weird thingsAnd the
- black mirror,
- house of paperAnd the
- Orange is the new black
- the crownAnd the
- house of paper
- the magicianAnd the
- Queen’s gambit
- Arcane animation, set in the famous League of Legends game world.
Netflix is also bringing out more and more films that are even competing for Academy Awards, such as the animated movie “Klaus,” “Don’t Open Your Eyes” with Sandra Bullock, or this year’s “Dog’s Claw” with Benedict Cumberbatch.
Yes, there are Polish movies and series in the Netflix app. In line with the site’s policy, more and more regional products appear on it, and Poland is no exception.
In the library you’ll find both well-known hit movies from the cinema screens, such as “Cold War”, as well as dedicated platforms such as “All my friends are dead”, “Nobody will sleep in the woods today” or “In the depths of the forest”.
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