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How to Watch Netflix on an Xbox

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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 Microsoft Xbox 360 or Xbox One game console.
Netflix Xbox
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 Xbox

Netflix is available on your Xbox 360 and Xbox One game console. Select yours below for detailed instructions.

XboxXbox 360
  1. From the Home Screen, select Apps at the top.
    Xbox 360 Home Screen with Apps highlighted.
  2. Select Search Apps.
    Apps with Search Apps highlighted.
  3. Type in then select Netflix.
    Search with Netflix typed in and highlighted.
  4. Select Netflix from the list.
    Search results with Netflix highlighted.
  5. Select Download or Download Again.
    Netflix app with Download Again highlighted.
  6. Select Download or Download Again to confirm your choice.
    Download confirmation with Download Again highlighted.
  7. Select Play Now to open Netflix.
    Netflix app page with Play Now highlighted.
XboxXbox One
  1. From the Home Screen, select Store at the top, then select Search.
    Xbox One Store page with Store and Search highlighted.
  2. Type in Netflix, then select the Netflix App.
    App search with Netflix filled in and Netflix highlighted.
  3. Select Install.
    Netflix app page with Install highlighted.
  4. Select Launch to open Netflix.
    Netflix app page with Launch highlighted.

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 Microsoft Xbox 360 or Xbox One game console.
Netflix Xbox
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 Xbox 360 and Xbox One game console. Select yours below for detailed instructions.

XboxXbox 360
  1. From the Home Screen, select Apps at the top.
    Xbox 360 Home Screen with Apps highlighted.
  2. Select Search Apps.
    Apps with Search Apps highlighted.
  3. Type in then select Netflix.
    Search with Netflix typed in and highlighted.
  4. Select Netflix from the list.
    Search results with Netflix highlighted.
  5. Select Download or Download Again.
    Netflix app with Download Again highlighted.
  6. Select Download or Download Again to confirm your choice.
    Download confirmation with Download Again highlighted.
  7. Select Play Now to open Netflix.
    Netflix app page with Play Now highlighted.
XboxXbox One
  1. From the Home Screen, select Store at the top, then select Search.
    Xbox One Store page with Store and Search highlighted.
  2. Type in Netflix, then select the Netflix App.
    App search with Netflix filled in and Netflix highlighted.
  3. Select Install.
    Netflix app page with Install highlighted.
  4. Select Launch to open Netflix.
    Netflix app page with Launch highlighted.
  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