How to Install the Netflix App

Introduction

This guide will walk you through installing and setting up the Netflix app on your device.
Netflix
Netflix Service
Netflix is a paid-for service. You must purchase services from Netflix to have access to their content.
macOS Does Not Offer an App
At this time, Netflix does not offer a special app to watch their services on macOS. Instead, you can simply use your preferred web browser to access their service.

1 Choose Your Operating System

To continue, we need to know what Operating System your computer or mobile device has.

For Computers

There are 2 main Operating Systems for personal computers currently available, Windows and macOS.

Windows
Windows runs on computers produced by multiple companies, such as Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Toshiba, Hewlett Packard, Acer, and Sony.Windows 10
macOS
Apple is the only company that makes macOS computers.macOS Mojave

For Mobile Devices

There are 2 main Operating Systems for smartphones currently available, Android and iOS.

Android Smartphone
Android smartphones are produced by multiple companies, such as Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, Nokia, Lenovo, and HTC.Android Home Screen
iOS Smartphone
Apple is the only company that makes iOS smartphones.iOS Home Screen

? What Operating System do you have on your device?

  1. Windows
  2. macOS
  3. Android
  4. iOS

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This guide will walk you through installing and setting up the Netflix app on your device.
Netflix
Netflix Service
Netflix is a paid-for service. You must purchase services from Netflix to have access to their content.
macOS Does Not Offer an App
At this time, Netflix does not offer a special app to watch their services on macOS. Instead, you can simply use your preferred web browser to access their service.

To continue, we need to know what Operating System your computer or mobile device has.

For Computers

There are 2 main Operating Systems for personal computers currently available, Windows and macOS.

Windows
Windows runs on computers produced by multiple companies, such as Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Toshiba, Hewlett Packard, Acer, and Sony.Windows 10
macOS
Apple is the only company that makes macOS computers.macOS Mojave

For Mobile Devices

There are 2 main Operating Systems for smartphones currently available, Android and iOS.

Android Smartphone
Android smartphones are produced by multiple companies, such as Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, Nokia, Lenovo, and HTC.Android Home Screen
iOS Smartphone
Apple is the only company that makes iOS smartphones.iOS Home Screen
  1. Open the Windows Store, and select Search.
    Windows Store
    Windows 10 Store with Search highlighted.
  2. Type in Netflix, and select Netflix from the list.
    Store search with Netflix entered and highlighted.
  3. Select Get.
    Netflix Store page with Get highlighted.
  4. Select Launch to open the app.
    Netflix Store page with Launch highlighted.
    You can always select the Netflix app from your Start menu to launch the program in the future.
    Windows 10 Start Menu
    Netflix

First Time Sign In

The first time you open the Netflix app, you will need to sign in.

  1. Open the Netflix app, then select Sign In at the top.
    Netflix
    Netflix app with Sign In highlighted.
  2. Enter your email address, password, and select Sign In.
    Netflix sign-in page with email address, password, and sign in highlighted.

There is no special app for watching Netflix on macOS. Instead, you can simply visit the Netflix webpage with your browser to watch Netflix.

  1. Open your preferred browser, type in netflix.com in the address bar, and press Return.
    Safari browser with address entered and highlighted.
  2. Select Sign In from the top right corner.
    Netflix website with Sign In highlighted.
  3. Enter your Email address, Password, then select Sign in.
    Netflix Sign in with Email, Password, and Sign In highlighted.
  1. Open the Play Store, then select the Search Bar at the top.
    Google Play Store.
    Google Play Store with Search highlighted.
  2. Type in Netflix, then select Netflix from the list.
    Search for Netflix with Netflix highlighted.
  3. Select Install.
    Install button
  4. Select Open to open the app.
    Open button
  1. Open the App Store and select Search in the bottom right corner.
    iOS App Store
    Apple App Store navigation bar with Search highlighted.
  2. Type in Netflix, and select Get for Netflix in the list.
    App Store page with Get highlighted
  3. Select Get or Cloud Install for Netflix.
    Get button Cloud install
  4. Select Install.
    Install
  5. Select Open.
    Open button
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