Netflix parental controls: How to set parental controls on Netflix

Netflix has seen a surge demand during the current Coronavirus outbreak as families across the world isolate in their homes. The streaming giant has a range of TV series and films for different ages and today (Tuesday, April 7), Netflix has unveiled new parental control options. Express.co.uk has everything you need to know.

How to set parental controls on Netflix

With the entire population encouraged to stay at home and many schools closed accross the globe, more children are undoubedly watching content on Netflix. 

Here are the simple steps to set parental controls on your family’s Netflic account:

1. Log in to your Netflix account

2. Click your Profile icon 

3. Select the Account Button from the drop down box

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4. Scroll down to Settings

5. Click on Parental Controls

6. Enter your Netflix password

7. After enting your Netflix password, you will be given the option to create a pin.

As a result of the new parental controls, parents will be able to monitor what their children have been watching on Netflix.

They will also be able to have a say in what show or film their child chooses to watch next.

User’s will also be able to review each individual profule under a new hub within the settings menu.

Parents will abel to view their children’s profiles and also turn off the auto play option.

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Additionally, the new feature also allow parents to remove films or series by the title. 

Netflix has said that the features have come as a result of feedback from users. 

Michelle Parsons, kids product manager at Netflix, said: “Choice and control have always been important for our members, especially parents.

“We hope that these additional controls will help parents make the right choices for their families.”

 

What is new to Netflix in April 2020?

There is a range of new content coming to Netflix in April 2020, just in time for the Easter Holidays.

Film wise, The Social Network is now avaialble to stream and download on the platform alongside When Marnie Was There. 

There are host of new documentaries on the platform, including Tiger King, Sunderland Til’ I Die and How to Fix a Drug Scandal.

Unorthodox, Money Heist/La Casa de Papel and Ozark are some of the many gripping dramas new to the streaming site. 

Towards the end of the month (Friday, April 24), season two of Ricky Geravais’ AfterLife will be available alongside Chris Hemsworth’s new thriller, Extraction.

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What is in the Netflix Top 10 in April?

As of Tuesday, April 7, the jaw-dropping documentary Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness is number one in the Netflix top 10 worldwide. 

Second is the Jason Bateman and Laura Linney drama Ozark, which is currently into its third season.

Number three is the film Coffee and Kareem, starring Ed Helms, Terrence Little Gardenhigh and Taraji P. Henson.

Here is the rest of the Netflix Top 10:

4. Angel Has Fallen

5. Money Heist/La Case de Papel

6. All American

7. The Big Show

8. Nailed It

9. How to Fix a Drug Scandal

10. Legacies 

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