Netflix is probably the most popular way to enjoy movies and TV shows on the web, for a price, of course. Not only is Netflix attractive, but it is arguably the best when compared to the host of streaming options available. That is why we will talk about a Google Chrome extension that goes by the name Netflix Party. You can watch Netflix together with friends by using the Netflix Party extension for the Google Chrome browser on your Windows PC.
It’s a little thing that allows users to watch video content with friends and others together at the same time. The extension synchronizes the video playback with that of multiple computers, so you and another person who might be a million miles away can enjoy Marvel’s Jessica Jones simultaneously.
Netflix Party extension for Chrome browser
Long distant relationships can be a tremendous challenge, especially when one person has to be away for months or years at a time. Netflix Party is a tool that can help keep things together.
OK, so we sound too similar to a relationship adviser, so let’s get down to the nitty-gritty.
To get started, you’ll be required to download the Netflix Party extension from the Google Chrome Web Store. Just get over there and search for “Netflix Party” and watch as it pops up in a list of other Netflix related extensions and apps. Once that is all done, visit Netflix on the web, sign in to your account, and the Netflix Party icon should now be visible. From this icon, users can create a session or join a session.
All sessions are private, so there’s no need to worry about anyone on the web finding and joining your session while you’re watching Fifty Shades of Grey. Furthermore, users can control how content is played back, so if anyone wants to pause, play, fast-forward, or rewind, it can be done from the extension.
The downside to this extension is that each person must be using Google Chrome and the Netflix Party extension for the magic to work. Some web browsers tend not to work well when it comes to video playback for some people, so I pray Google Chrome is not one of them.
Overall, we enjoy what Netflix Party brings to the table. It doesn’t come packed with many features, but it does what it sets out to do, and that is completely fine with us.
It doesn’t matter if you’re in the Caribbean and your other half is somewhere in Russia. Netflix Party will work, and that’s the true beauty of this extension.
Want more? Here are some other ways to watch Netflix together online with friends remotely.
Can you share your Netflix Account with Friends?
Yes, you can because Netflix does not restrict where all the accounts are being used. However, you need to share the primary account credentials with everyone to ensure they are your trusted friend. Some users did report that they got a prompt where Netflix asked to confirm if the account access was legit. So that can come for all at some point in time.
What happens to my Netflix account if I delete it?
Eventually, you will lose all the progress, and even if you have watched something, you will never know it. So If you deactivated your account, make sure to reactive it before it goes for permanent deletion. You usually have around 30 days to recover the Netflix account.