Netflix viewers shared a way to avoid spoilers after one person complained about one of the streaming app’s features.
Users are currently automatically shown short video previews of movies and TV series while browsing Netflix.
However, some viewers have complained that the clips in question sometimes reveal plot points they would rather not have discovered in advance.
Lately, ozark Fans blamed Netflix for ruining certain moments in the show’s fourth and final season after the Autoplay trailer contained what appeared to be a significant spoiler.
A Reddit thread sprang up on Sunday (May 29) when one person complained, “Netflix really needs to stop showing spoilers in previews and images [sic] while scrolling.”
However, other users chimed in with responses to the complaint, suggesting disabling the streaming service’s spoiler-friendly feature.
“You can turn off trailers and clips in your account settings,” one person replied. “But only via a PC/laptop.”
That’s right: viewers can disable the “Auto Play Previews” feature via their PC or laptop.
After logging into your Netflix account, you need to select “Manage Profiles” from the menu. After clicking through, there should be an option to disable “Autoplay Preview”.
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It may take a while to update, but when it does, the setting will be disabled on all devices, including TV apps.
Spoilers aren’t the only source of frustration for Netflix viewers lately. Fans of the hit sci-fi series stranger things scratched their heads at the resolution to season three’s major cliffhanger, with many branding the explanation as “ridiculous.”
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/netflix-spoilers-autoplay-off-b2090583.html Netflix viewers share an ingenious way to avoid spoilers after complaining about a feature