Netflix: 5 Tips And Tricks You Don’t Know Yet

Netflix is changing the game of television. Everyone knows this. The trend of cutting the cord is only growing larger, and many studies attribute the decreased number of households with cable or satellite TV to Netflix.

While Netflix is changing your television experience, we are about to change the game for your already enjoyable Netflix experience with five tips and tricks that very few know about, but will make you think about how you lived without them.

Flicksurfer

Usually Netflix’s recommendations and rating system simply are not enough. Flicksurfer solves this common issue. It lists all content on Netflix and lets you narrow down your search by genre, and then you can sort by Rotten Tomatoes Rating, IMDb rating, Netflix user rating, or all three. Flicksurfer is a must use for all Netflix users looking for an enhanced experience.

Tell Netflix What You Enjoy

It is impossible to rely solely on Netflix’s recommendations in order to find new shows to binge. We all have those guilty pleasures we would rather not repeat. Instead, you can tell Netflix exactly what you like, to help you find more fitting content for your Netflix viewing experience.

In order to find this option on Netflix.com, hover over your name in the top right corner, then click “Your account.” Now scroll down to “Taste preferences.” Once you have found this, you can indicate how much you like certain themes found on Netflix, and you can pick which genres you like or dislike.

Instantwatcher

I am sure you find it difficult to keep track of every title added to Netflix. And sometimes you only want to see the new content that is most popular. Or if you want to see the most popular content overall, Instantwatcher is the perfect way to find all of this information from Netflix.

Test New Netflix Features Before They Launch

Do you want to check out new features that are being tested by Netflix before all of your friends? Hover over your name in the top right corner click “Your account.” Now click “Test participation” under Settings. Click the toggle to on, and when new Netflix features are released, you can use them.

Keyboard Shortcuts

We all know how difficult it is to scroll your cursor a few inches while streaming the new season of Orange is the New Black just released on Netflix. Use the following keyboard shortcuts to control your Netflix viewing experience:

Esc – Exit full-screen
Shift+Left arrow – Rewind
Shift+Right arrow – Fast Forward
Up arrow – Volume Up
Down arrow – Volume Down
M – Mute toggle

Space – Toggle Play/Pause
Enter – Toggle Play/Pause
PgUp – Play
PgDn – Pause
F – Full-screen

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