Netflix

App for the popular TV and movie subscription service

4.5

104 Votes

  • Category Video
  • License Free
  • Size 20 MB
  • Works under Android
  • Language English
  • Content rating Teen
  • Package name com.netflix.mediaclient
  • Author Netflix, Inc.
    100 Winchester Circle Los Gatos, CA 95032-1815 USA

Watch your favorite movies and television shows on Netflix.

The app is similar to what you would watch on the computer, but keep in mind that the screen is smaller, so the picture quality isn't as great. However, you have access to the same movies and shows that you would find if you were using Netflix on a larger device.

After entering your account information, you can browse by genre or the type of program you want to watch. There is everything from kids movies and shows to classics and new releases. While you're browsing, you'll find that there are some very good movies that are on Netflix that you might not be able to find on television or even on a DVD. There are original series and a few special documentaries that are interesting. You can make a list of the shows you want to watch so that you can go back any time and start from the beginning. Netflix also allows you to order a DVD that is sent to your home if you don't want to watch anything on your phone.

Pros

  • Watch a variety of genres
  • Save favorite films and shows
  • Order DVDs

Cons

  • Picture isn't as good as on a computer or TV
  • Only order one DVD at a time

- Download movies and TV episodes to watch on the go*

- Bug fixes

*This feature is not available on all devices.

Potentially dangerous permissions

  • READ_PHONE_STATE: Allows read only access to phone state, including the phone number of the device, current cellular network information, the status of any ongoing calls, and a list of any PhoneAccounts registered on the device.
  • RECORD_AUDIO: Allows an application to record audio.

Other permissions

  • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE: Allows applications to access information about networks.
  • ACCESS_WIFI_STATE: Allows applications to access information about Wi-Fi networks.
  • BLUETOOTH: Allows applications to connect to paired bluetooth devices.
  • CHANGE_WIFI_MULTICAST_STATE: Allows applications to enter Wi-Fi Multicast mode.
  • INTERNET: Allows applications to open network sockets.
  • MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS: Allows an application to modify global audio settings.
  • WAKE_LOCK: Allows using PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming.
  • com.amazon.permission.SET_FLAG_NOSOFTKEYS
  • com.android.vending.BILLING
  • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
  • com.netflix.mediaclient.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
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