How to Watch Netflix on PS4 [Updated May 2021]

How to Watch Netflix on PS4 [Updated May 2021]

Are you looking for ways to watch Netflix on PS4? If yes, then you are at the right place as we have shared easy steps to stream Netflix on PS4.

Do you want to access the US Netflix library outside of the USA on your PS4? Well, we have got you covered here as well, as we have also discussed the steps to get American Netflix on PS4 outside of the USA. Keep reading this guide to know more about accessing the giant streaming platform on your PS4.

How to Watch Netflix on PS4 [Easy Steps]

You can follow the easy steps below to watch Netflix on your PS4:

  1. Launch your PS4
  2. Navigate to TV & Video.
  3. Locate Netflix, and select it.
  4. Launch the Netflix app.
  5. If it is not installed, then select “Download“. (If you don’t see the Netflix icon then go to the next step, otherwise skip to Step#9).
  6. Open the PlayStation App Store
  7. Search for the Netflix app in the App Store. 
  8. Download and install the application. 
  9. Log in to the app and start streaming your favorite shows.

How to Watch American Netflix outside the USA on PS4

If you want to access American Netflix outside of the USA, you can still watch it in your region with the help of a VPN. You can set up Smart DNS on PS4 to watch any region’s Netflix library from anywhere with the help of a VPN.

  1. Subscribe to a trusted VPN like ExpressVPN.
  2. Go to ExpressVPN’s DNS setting page and sign in using your credentials.
  3. Under the IP address registration option, click on Register my IP address.

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     4. Head towards the ExpressVPN‘s setup page and note the MediaStreamer DNS server IP address

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Now that you have a new DNS IP address, you can proceed with setting up the DNS servers on your PS4 to watch Netflix. 

How to set up DNS servers to watch Netflix on your PS4

Follow the steps below to set up DNS servers to watch Netflix on your PS4:

  1. Go to the Settings tab on your PS4. 
  2. Go to Network and then select Set Up Internet Connection
  3. The next step is to select your internet connection. 
  4. Select Custom and then select “Automatic”.
  5. Select Do Not Specify and then select Manual.
  6. Select Primary DNS.
  7. Enter the address that you noted in the previous steps and select Done.
  8. Select Next and then select Automatic
  9. Finalize setting your smart DNS on your PlayStation. 
  10. Now, open the Netflix app and log in with your credentials. 
  11. Enjoy streaming your favorite shows.

How to Cast Netflix on PS4

You can cast Netflix from your Android device, iPhone, and iPad to your PS4 using Netflix’s second screen feature.

  1. Connect your device and PS4 to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Launch the Netflix app on your device and PS4.
  3. Sign in with the same Netflix account credentials on your TV and your device.
  4. Stream your favorite content on Netflix, and select the “Cast” icon, then select “PS4“.
  5. Enjoy simultaneous streaming on your phone and PS4.

You can also easily stream Disney+ with Chromecast on your PS4 or SmartTV.

How to log out of Netflix on PS4 [Easy Steps]

Follow the easy steps below to log out of Netflix on PS4 and PS4 Pro:

  1. Launch the Netflix app on your PS4.
  2. Press O on your controller.
  3. Select the gear icon.
  4. Select Sign Out.
  5. Confirm by selecting Yes.

How to Delete Netflix on PS4

You can delete the Netflix app on PS4 by following the easy steps below:

  1. Launch your PS4.
  2. Select the TV & Video section on your home screen and highlight Netflix.
  3. Press the Options button on your controller.
  4. Select Delete.
  5. Confirm by selecting OK.

How much is Netflix on PS4

The monthly plan of Netflix costs $8.99 per month and offers a single screen on its Basic Plan. If you want to subscribe to their standard plan, you can get it at $13.99 per year and get 2 screens. Disney+also offers a premium plan that you can get at $17.99/month and get 4 screens with UHD streaming.

You may select the package that suits your requirements. Once you have purchased the Netflix subscription, you can then enter your login credentials to enjoy streaming Netflix on your PS4 or PS4 Pro.

Best Netflix Movies and TV Shows on PS4

You can watch thousands of movies and TV shows on Netflix on your PS4 including the titles mentioned below:

  1. The Guest
  2. Always Be My Maybe
  3. The Social Network
  4. Harry Potter (Watch Harry Potter on Netflix)
  5. Spotlight
  6. The Queen’s Gambit
  7. Elite
  8. Lady Bird
  9. Sherlock Holmes
  10. Money Heist
  11. Never Have I Ever
  12. F.R.I.E.N.D.S
  13. Immigration Nation
  14. The Witcher
  15. Breaking Bad

FAQs


Yes, you can get Netflix on your PS4. We have shared the easy steps to watch Netflix on your PS4 so that you can watch all your favorite TV shows and movies.


No, you need to purchase a Netflix subscription to enjoy streaming on your PS4. However, you can download and install the Netflix app for free on your PS4.


You can’t watch Netflix if you have an older version of Netflix installed in your PS4, you need to update it to watch Netflix on your PS4.

Follow the steps below to update Netflix on your PS4:

1) Select the Netflix app and press the Option key.
2) Highlight the Delete option.
3) Press O on your controller.
4) Check for a new version of Netflix and reinstall it.
5) Launch the Netflix app after the update and check if it is working or not.



Yes, you can watch Netflix on PS4 without PlayStation Plus. You just need to have a Netflix subscription to watch it on your PS4.

Conclusion

You now know the easy steps to watch Netflix on your PS4. Even if you want to access any other region’s Netflix library, you can easily access it with the help of a VPN like ExpressVPN and enjoy its streaming experience on your PlayStation.

 

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