You and some of your friends would like to be able to watch your favorite TV series together on Netflix even when you don’t have the opportunity to meet in person. So you are looking for a tool that allows remote “synchronized” viewing of the contents of the famous video streaming service. You wonder if I can help you find it. Of course, yes, we would miss more!
Suppose you take a few minutes of your free time. I can explain how to watch Netflix together by pointing out some services that might be right for you. For each solution that I will propose, you will find not only the detailed procedure to create your account and access the service in question but also all the necessary information to create virtual rooms that allow viewing of Netflix contents remotely.
In addition, I will also show you how to see Netflix together with yours from smartphones and tablets by downloading applications that allow you to organize viewing groups. Reproduce the contents of your interest and publish comments in real-time. That said, if you can’t wait to find out more, let’s not waste any more precious time and see how to proceed. Happy reading, and, above all, enjoy it!
Before getting to the heart of this tutorial and explaining how to watch Netflix together, it is necessary to make a necessary premise relating to the services that I will offer you in the next paragraphs.
In fact, you should know that almost all the solutions I’m going to talk to you require that all participants in the “synchronized” visions have a subscription to Netflix. This means that if, for example. Your intention is to watch Netflix together with five other people. All six must have their own account and an active subscription on the famous video streaming service. In this regard, my guides on how to activate Netflix and how shared Netflix works may be useful.
Another thing that seems correct to tell you is that the services I’m about to tell you about are made by third parties. Therefore not by Netflix directly; therefore they could present malfunctions and – more importantly. Since many of them work through the installation of extensions in the browser. They access all the navigation data related to the famous streaming service (and in some cases not only that).
Now, although there is no reason to doubt the honesty of the developers. It must be taken into account that these add-ons could represent a potential risk to privacy. Therefore I invite you to use them only if strictly necessary. Perhaps, to disable/uninstall them once you have stopped using them. If you need it, I have also prepared tutorials for you on how to uninstall extensions from Chrome and Firefox.
How to watch Netflix together from a distance
If your intention is to watch Netflix together from a distance. You will be happy to know that there are so many solutions available to you that you are spoiled for choice! Here, then, are some services of this kind that you can consider to play the Netflix contents of your interest and watch them together with your friends.
The first solution you can consider to see Netflix with friends is Netflix Party. If you have never heard of it before. It is a free extension for Chrome that allows you to create virtual rooms, share the access link with other people and thus start the “synchronized” view of any content available on Netflix from the computer.
If you consider this a valid solution to watch a movie or TV series on Netflix remotely. Connected to the official Netflix Party website. Click on the Install Netflix Party button and, on the new open page. Select the Add to Chrome and Add extension options.
At this point, connected to the main Netflix page from Chrome. If you have not already done so, click on the Login button to login and select your viewing profile. After that, locate the content you want to watch together with your friends. Click on the relative Play button and stop playback by pressing the Pause button.
Click, then, on the Netflix Party icon (the red NP writing, at the top right of the Chrome window). Affix the checkmark next to the Only I have control option, to not allow control of the playback of content other users who will watch it with you. Press the Start the party button, to create your viewing room.
Now, click on the Copy URL option. Copy the link of the newly created viewing room. Communicate it to all the people who want to watch the chosen content together with you. The latter, in turn, will have to install the Netflix Party extension on Chrome. Log in with the credentials associated with their Netflix account and then click on the link in question to access the viewing room.
As soon as all the invited people are ready to watch. Press the button to start playing the chosen content and enjoy watching with your friends. Please note that through the chat visible in the sidebar on the right, you can exchange messages in real-time with the other participants by entering your message in the Type a message field.
TwoSeven is another good online service that allows you to watch movies and TV series together from a distance. In addition to Netflix, it allows the playback of content available on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, and Vimeo, with the possibility of uploading an available file to your computer.
To use TwoSeven, connected to the main page of the service. Click on the Get started button, and select the Signup option, to create your account. In the new screen that appears. Enter your email address and a password that you will have to use to access TwoSeven in the appropriate fields and click on the Sign-Up button. At this point, log in to your email box. Locate the email sent by TwoSeven and press the Confirm my account button contained inside it, to verify your identity, and complete the registration.
Once this is done, go back to the official TwoSeven website. Press the Get started button, enter your login credentials in the appropriate fields. Click on the Login button, to access your account. In the new open page, press on the Start watching option. To create your first viewing room, and affix the checkmark next to the options of your interest.
- Allow participants to use webcam/mic in this room: to allow participants to use the webcam and microphone;
- Only admins control videos and playback in this room: by selecting this option, only the administrator of the viewing room can control the playback of the chosen content.
Select the options you want. Press the Just me button, and, on the newly opened page, click on the Netflix button. Now, press on the TwoSeven extension option, to install the TwoSeven extension for Chrome or Firefox, necessary for playing Netflix content.
Once this is done, reload the TwoSeven page, click on the Netflix button again. If everything went in the right direction. You should be able to choose the Netflix content that you intend to wade with your friends. Then click on the Add friends to room option (the icon of the two men ) and press the Copy link button, to copy the link of the viewing room that you will have to send to all the people who intend to watch Netflix with you.
The latter will have to do is create their own account on TwoSeven. Download the service extension. Open the link of the room you have created. As soon as all the invited people have accessed the room in question. Click on the Play button for the content to watch, and you’re done.
Scener is another good solution to watch Netflix together from a distance. If you have never heard of it before, you should know that it is a free extension for Chrome that allows you to create virtual viewing rooms and play the contents of Netflix, Disney +, and Vimeo.
To watch Netflix together with your friends with Scener. Connected to the main page of the service. Click on the Get Scener button and, in the new screen displayed, press on the Add scener item, to install the Scener extension for Chrome.
Once this is done, click on the Open scener button. In the new screen that appears, select the Login and Create account options to create your account. Then enter the required data in the Username. Email address and Password fields and press the Sign up button to complete the registration and start playing the content you prefer.
Now, select the Netflix option (if necessary, log in to your Netflix account and select the viewing profile). Find the content to watch together with your friends. Before starting playback, press the Copy link invite button in the sidebar on the right. To copy the unique link of the viewing room that you have created and that you will have to send to all the people with whom you want to watch Netflix together.
Other solutions to watch Netflix together online
In addition to the services, I have indicated to you in the previous paragraphs. You will be happy to know that there are other solutions to see Netflix online together that may be right for you. Here, then, is an additional list of online services that you can consider.
- Kast: is a free platform that allows you to make calls and video calls with other people. It allows you to create public and private rooms through the Share screen function. It also allows you to broadcast any video content available on the Web, including Netflix. You can also activate a Premium subscription ($ 4.99 / month with seven days free trial), which allows you to remove the advertising banners and take advantage of additional features, such as the possibility to activate the computer webcam.
- Meta stream is a free service that, by installing an extension for Chrome and Firefox. It allows you to create virtual viewing rooms and watch the contents of your interest together with other people. In addition to Netflix, it supports other video streaming services. Such as Disney +, YouTube, and Twitch.
- Meet those who want to watch Netflix together in a video call. Can use Meet, the famous Google service, to organize meetings and video conferences. Through the Present mode, it also allows you to share a Chrome tab and, consequently, play Netflix content. It is also available as an application for Android and iOS / iPad. To find out more, I leave you to my guide on how to share your screen with Meet.
App to watch Netflix together
f you’re wondering if apps exist to watch Netflix together, I recommend trying Rave. It is a free application for Android and iPhone / iPad devices that allows you to play video content to watch together with other people from a distance. In addition to Netflix, it supports many other video streaming services. Such as Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, and Vimeo (with support for Reddit too).
To watch Netflix together with Rave. Start the app in question and tap on the option of your interest between Facebook, Twitter, and Google. To access Rave with your Facebook account, with your Twitter profile or with a Google account.
After that, press the Continue button, to access the main Rave screen, Tap the + button, at the bottom right. Now, press on the Netflix option, enter your Netflix account data in the Email or phone number. Password fields and tap on the Login button. To connect Netflix to Rave.
At this point, all you have to do is find the content you want to watch together with your friends. After stopping playback by pressing the Pause button. Tap on the Friends item and copy the invitation link visible near the Invite link item. Which you will then need to send to the people you intend to watch Netflix with.