Netflix Party: How to broadcast together during isolation – ABOUT MAG 2020

The need to socialize is a primary part of human nature, so while the world practices social distance in response to coronavirus, it is important to fill this void. Some were using Animal Crossing to connect despite the circumstances, and Niantic recently described some changes they’re making to let fans play Pokemon Go at home. But if you’re looking for a way to be a little more social, zoning in front of a screen, there’s a Google Chrome extension that lets you do just that. Gather group chat and watch Netflix together, even without having to be in the same room – it’s called Netflix Party and it may be exactly what you need now.

Netflix Party is a simple to use extension that allows you to watch Netflix TV and movies with your friends at the same time. You can follow what’s going on in your life in the chat room she adds to the sidebar or a movie riff together à la Mystery Science Theater 3000. Even if you don’t use text chat and opt for a video or voice call using an app of your choice, what makes Netflix Party particularly useful is the way it syncs what you’re watching for everyone. a link If you’ve tried to coordinate a virtual clock, sometimes counting down and pressing play at the same time just doesn’t help.

How to set up the Netflix party

In this guide, we’ll show you exactly how to set up Netflix Party so you can start watching things with friends. To test it, we need to choose a movie to watch and what movie is better than Horse Girl, which has a very bizarre trailer. Considering “horsie movies“it’s already a strange internal joke with the entertainment team, why not watch this movie together? If you want something better to try, check out our list of Netflix news in April.

GameSpot Mat Elfring, Chris E. Hayner, Dan Auty and Will Potter
GameSpot Mat Elfring, Chris E. Hayner, Dan Auty and Will Potter “partying”

Step 1 – Install Netflix Party

Chief employee Netflix Party website to find a link to the Chrome extension. Yes, you will need to use Google Chrome to access this extension. Install it by pressing “Add to Chrome” on the Chrome Web Store.

Step 2 – Select movie / TV show

After installing Netflix Party, go to Netflix and select the movie or TV show you want to play and click the “NP” button on your browser, to the right of the address bar. From there, you can start the party and generate a Netflix-specific URL to copy and paste for friends. You can also select whether you have exclusive access to the play, pause and enhancement options on the movie or whether other viewers can too. Remember that Netflix Party syncs the movie for everyone; therefore, if you pause the movie and are organizing the party, it will also be stopped for all your friends.

Step 3 – Enjoy!

As you can see, a chat box appears on the right. You can customize the name of the chat room and choose from a few avatars. It’s very basic, but it brings back the very nostalgic feeling of being in an AOL chat room – why didn’t any of us write “A / S / L?”

Some things to note: the person who controls the party is transmitting his Netflix account to the other people in the group, so there is a little delay, but it doesn’t matter much in the big scheme of things, as it is a chat room . . The only other problem with Netflix Party was figuring out how to get out. There is no button in the chat section to do this. Very quickly, we learned that you just left the movie, and that’s all you need to do. The most obvious answer is the correct one.

Netflix Party is available now, so you can add it to Chrome and watch all the movies together.

Paula Fonseca