Watch Netflix on TV Using a Streaming Internet Player

Edited by Leomar Umpad, Lynn, Eng, Netflix Customer and 1 other

Netflix has been the "shop-to-go -to" when one talks about movie rentals. With the internet's growth, Netflix has decided to grow with it and has offered a more convenient of allowing users to watch their videos through Internet video streaming. This Howiki will discuss on how to use a streaming internet player to watch Netflix directly from your TV.

What is a streaming internet player?

Streaming internet player is a device that allows you to watch TV shows, movies, internet streaming videos and stream music from Pandora using the internet. Some of the most known common devices are:

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You can also check for streaming players sold at Walmart, Amazon and eBay

How to use a streaming internet player to watch Netflix on TV

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    Get any of those devices mentioned above.
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    Turn on your streaming player and your TV.
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    Connect both devices using any of the following ways
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    1. Use an HDMI cable. If your TV supports HD viewing, connecting through HDMI cable is the best way to ensure great video resolutions.
    2. Use a standard Audio/ Video cable. This is the second option when connection through an HDMI cable is not possible. Just simply match a colored cable with a similar colored port at the back of your TV.
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    'Connect to the internet
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    After you turn on your streaming player, it will automatically guide you into a step by step set-up to establish internet connection from any of these sources:  
    1. Wi-Fi connection. Your streaming player automatically scans for available Wi-Fi signals. You can also manually input your Wi-Fi SSID and password if the device does not auto detect.
    2. Use an Ethernet cable. If you do not have a Wi-Fi connection, you can connection one end of the Ethernet cable to the port at the back of your streaming player and connect the other end of the cable to an available Ethernet port on your internet router.
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    You can now go to Netflix and watch your favorite video through streaming.
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Helpful Tips

  • Whenever possible, always use HD for great streaming quality.
  • Streaming requires a fast and stable internet connection. An unlimited plan is also preferred as streaming videos requires huge amount of internet data.
  • Always check for updates for your streaming players. Constantly updating your device to the latest version allows you to maximize your use on the device.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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Recent edits by: Netflix Customer, Eng, Lynn

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