When you try to, you can probably scroll through the options and study their descriptions on the home page. But you’ll notice that whenever you hover over a title, a trailer automatically starts playing. This can quickly become annoying and noisy.
Thankfully, the streaming giant answered the prayers of many binge-watchers in 2020 by giving us the ability to stop these previews from autoplaying.
“We heard the feedback loud and clear — members can now control whether or not they see autoplay previews on Netflix,” Netflix he tweeted at that time.
If your binge-watching habit has become a problem, Netflix has also added the ability to turn off autoplay of the next episode of a show. (However, it seems the critical “Are you still watching?” screen lives on for the rest of us.)
Any changes you make to your autoplay settings are specific to your profile and will apply across all devices, according to one post in the Netflix Help Center.
Here’s how to disable or enable autoplay for trailers and episodes, according to Netflix. Plus,.
How to stop Netflix from automatically playing previews
1. Sign in to Netflix from a web browser.
2. Choose Profile management from the menu.
3. Select the profile you want to update.
4. Select or deselect the option to Autoplay previews while browsing all Appliancesand Automatically play the next episode of a series on all devices.
It may take some time for the setting change to take effect, Netflix noted. However, you can force the update by switching to another profile and then returning to yours to reload.
If you’re one of the seemingly few people who enjoy a loud trailer that starts up without warning, don’t worry — you can leave your settings exactly as they are and autoplay will still be on.
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