Download Netflix in Windows 8

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    The first thing that we need to do is to access the Store. We can find it in the Start menu. Click in the lower-left corner of the screen.
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    Find the Store icon. It is green with a white shopping bag on it. In our demonstration, it is in the Start menu, near the top center of the screen.
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    If there is no Store icon in the Start menu, click the down button in the lower-left corner of the screen to load a list of all the apps that are installed on the computer.
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    Locate Store. In our demonstration, it's near the top on the far-right side. If it isn't on the first screen, scroll horizontally to change screens. Click the icon, and wait for it to load.
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    Click in the search bar in the top-right corner.
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    Type "Netflix". Hit the enter or return key, click the magnifying glass icon, or click on the suggested search term to run the search.
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    Wait for the search results page to load. Dots will swirl across the page to indicate that the app is searching.
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    The first result listed is "Netflix". Click "Netflix".
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    Click "Install". It's a green button with the word "Install" on it in white letters, located near the top-left corner of the screen, under the title, "Netflix".
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    Wait for the installation to finish. A line of green dots will move across the top of the screen to indicate that it is still installing. It might take several seconds, or several minutes, depending on the speed of the Internet connection.
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    View the confirmation box that briefly appears in the top-right corner. If we have already added a payment method to the account, there will be no other message. For this demonstration, we have not, so we also have a blue bar prompting us to add a payment method.
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    Click "Add info" to add a payment method, or "Don't ask me again" to skip.
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    Go back. Move the mouse cursor to the upper-left corner of the screen and click. Now we're on the desktop again.
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    Go to the Start menu by clicking on the lower-left corner of the screen.
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    Find the application. In this demonstration, it was installed, but it is not appearing in the Start menu. We will click on the down arrow in the bottom-left corner to open the Apps menu.
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    Find and click "Netflix". It will be marked "NEW". Scrolling horizontally will change the page, and clicking the down arrow next to "Apps" will allow us to change our sorting method, which can make finding an application in this list easier. In this demonstration, we are sorting "by date installed", which conveniently places Netflix first in this list, because it was installed today.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to download Netflix on Windows 8 computers. Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comments section below.
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