Control Netflix with Google Assistant – Google Assistant is your personal digital assistant with which you can easily control your Android device hands-free. You can talk to change settings, search information, send SMS among plenty of other things. But, you already knew that. However, did you know you can even control Netflix with it? There is a bit of setup that needs to be done but it is doable. Here’s how you can control Netflix with Google Assistant.
Control Netflix with Google Assistant
Before we begin, you need to have Netflix app installed on your device. You don’t need the app for setting up but you’ll need it when you tell Google Assistant to play something on it. Follow the steps below to link Netflix with Google Assistant;
Step 1: Tap and hold the Home button to open up Google Assistant.
Step 2: Tap on the blue box located at the top right to go to Explorer screen.
Step 3: Tap on More options button located at the top right.
Step 4: Select Settings.
Step 5: Inside the Settings screen, select Videos and Photos. You’ll find Netflix listed. You’ll see it even if you do not have the app currently installed as Google Assistant natively supports it.
Step 6: Tap on Netflix and then on Link option.
Step 7: You’ll be prompted to link your Netflix account with Google Assistant. Tap on Link Account.
Step 8: Sign in and tap on Confirm to continue. And you’re set.
Now, if you do not have Netflix installed, now it the good time. You can now as Google Assistant to play something on Netflix and it will open the app and play the show you requested. You can request to play any show that is available in your region. There is a chance that this might not work if you’re using Google Assistant on a 3rd party firmware. We’re just saying it might not; it may work too.
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