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How to Watch Netflix on a PlayStation

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Introduction

Netflix offers a great selection of movies and shows, as well as exclusive content not available elsewhere. This guide will help you watch Netflix using your Sony PlayStation game console.
Netflix and PlayStation Wordmark Logos
Netflix is a paid-for service, and you will need to purchase an account before being able to use their services.
NetflixNetflix
To manage or purchase your account, use your browser to access the Netflix homepage.

NetflixNetflix On Other Devices

You may also use Netflix on a variety of other devices you may own.

1 Install Netflix on your Playstation

Netflix is available on your PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 game console. Select yours below for detailed instructions.

PlayStationPlayStation 3

Games installed from the PlayStation Store will require approximately twice the space to install than listed. This is to allow the game to download and then extract to your hard drive. Once the game is installed the downloaded file is then removed.

  1. Go to PlayStation Network. You should see the Netflix App ready to be downloaded. Select Netflix.
    Playstation network showing Netflix as available
  2. Let Netflix download.
    Netflix downloading on a PS3
  3. Once Netflix is installed, you may launch the app and then sign in.
PlayStationPlayStation 4
  1. Open the Playstation Store.
    Playstation Store being opened
  2. Search for "Netflix" on the PlayStation Store.
  3. Select Download.
    Netflix in the playstation store
  4. Return to the main PlayStation hub.
  5. Select TV and Video.
    Playstation tv and video app
  6. Select Netflix from the content area, then choose Start.
  7. Sign in when prompted.

2 Select Netflix Movie on Device

  1. Navigate to your device's app menu.
  2. Select Netflix.
    Netflix Icon
  3. Select Search or one of the suggested titles to begin viewing Netflix.
    Netflix homepage for Xbox

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Netflix offers a great selection of movies and shows, as well as exclusive content not available elsewhere. This guide will help you watch Netflix using your Sony PlayStation game console.
Netflix and PlayStation Wordmark Logos
Netflix is a paid-for service, and you will need to purchase an account before being able to use their services.
NetflixNetflix
To manage or purchase your account, use your browser to access the Netflix homepage.

NetflixNetflix On Other Devices

You may also use Netflix on a variety of other devices you may own.

Netflix is available on your PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 game console. Select yours below for detailed instructions.

PlayStationPlayStation 3

Games installed from the PlayStation Store will require approximately twice the space to install than listed. This is to allow the game to download and then extract to your hard drive. Once the game is installed the downloaded file is then removed.

  1. Go to PlayStation Network. You should see the Netflix App ready to be downloaded. Select Netflix.
    Playstation network showing Netflix as available
  2. Let Netflix download.
    Netflix downloading on a PS3
  3. Once Netflix is installed, you may launch the app and then sign in.
PlayStationPlayStation 4
  1. Open the Playstation Store.
    Playstation Store being opened
  2. Search for "Netflix" on the PlayStation Store.
  3. Select Download.
    Netflix in the playstation store
  4. Return to the main PlayStation hub.
  5. Select TV and Video.
    Playstation tv and video app
  6. Select Netflix from the content area, then choose Start.
  7. Sign in when prompted.
  1. Navigate to your device's app menu.
  2. Select Netflix.
    Netflix Icon
  3. Select Search or one of the suggested titles to begin viewing Netflix.
    Netflix homepage for Xbox