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Netflix® Setup & FAQ

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Netflix® is an online subscription service that charges a flat rate monthly fee for rental-by-mail and online streaming of movies and TV episodes. Learn more about it.

What do I need to use Netflix?

You will need these items:

  • A Netflix Ready Device (NRD) that can connect to the Internet, such as one of these:
    • Blu-ray Disc™ Player
    • Television - LCD/LED HDTV or Internet TV
    • Internet Player with Google TV™
    • Media Player
    • BRAVIA® Internet Video Link

    Note: These devices are sometimes referred to as Bravia Internet Video (BIV) devices.

  • A computer or tablet and an active Internet connection
    2.5 Mbps or higher recommended - test connection speed.
  • A Sony Essentials account and a Netflix account. You can get both of these accounts during the setup process if you do not already have them.

How do I setup Netflix?

You need to complete these steps:

  1. Connect your device to the Internet.
    Option A: Wireless LAN-Ready or Built-In Wireless Connection (varies by model)
    Option B: Setup a Wired Connection
    Option C: Setup a Wireless Bridge Connection
  2. Create and use a Netflix account.

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