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How to configure a device to stream a Netflix video

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The way to configure a Netflix-ready device for streaming of video on demand content from the Netflix service depends on the version of the Netflix app that is ported to your device. Verify which version of the Netflix app  is installed on your device prior to following the steps in this article.

Note: Unlike other Internet video services, the Netflix service does not show on the Sony® Essentials website. Instead, all Netflix® accounts are activated directly from the Netflix icon on the device menu.

If using Netflix version 3:

  1. Open the Netflix app.
  2. Perform the on-device Netflix sign in .

If using Netflix version 2:

  1. Device activation through the Essentials website  is required.
  2. Once the device has been activated, activate the Netflix app .

If using Netflix version 1:

  1. Device activation through the Essentials website  is required.
  2. Once the device has been activated, activate the Netflix app.

    Note: An interactive article  is available to help demonstrate this step.