How to put the password on Netflix

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How to put the password on the Netflix profile

Be your intention è put the password on Netflix To prevent other people with whom you share your subscription from using your viewing profile, all you have to do is access the Netflix settings and activate the PIN for the profiles of your interest.

To proceed from computer, start the browser you usually use to surf the Internet (eg. Chrome, Edge, Safari, Firefox etc.) and connected to the Netflix main page. Now, if you have not set up automatic login to your account, click on the button Log in, inseerisci i tuoi dati nei campi Email or phone number e Password and press pulsating Log in, to login and choose yours vision profile.



At this point, fai clic sull 'profile picture associated with your account, at the top right, select the option Account from the menu that opens and, in the new screen that appears, locate the section Profiles and family filter. Then press the icon of freccia rivolta verse il basso for the profile you want to password protect and select the option Profile lock.

On the newly opened page, enter the Password of your Netflix account in the appropriate field, click on the button Continue and check the option next to the option PIN required to access the profile of [name]. Then create a Four-digit PIN (which you will need to use to access the profile in question) by entering it in the appropriate field and, if you want this code to be requested also for the creation of new profiles, put the check mark next to the item PIN of [name] required to add new profiles.



Infine, click your button Save, to save the changes and activate the PIN for the previously selected viewing profile. Please note that the created PIN will also be sent to the email address associated with your Netflix account. If you change your mind, you can deactivate the code in question by accessing the section again Profile lock, removing the check mark next to the option PIN required to access the profile of [name] e clicking on your button Save.

How do you say? You would like to put the password on the Netflix profile from smartphones and tablets? In this case, I am sorry to tell you that it is not possible to do this through the Netflix app for Android devices (also available on alternative stores, for devices without Google services) and iPhone / iPad. However, you can start the browser installed on your device (eg. Chrome your android e Safari on iPhone / iPad), connect to the official Netflix website and proceed from there by logging into your account.

Once logged in, press the ☰ button, at the top left, select the option Account from the proposed menu and locate the section Profiles and family filter from the page that opens. Then select the vision profile you want to password protect and tap on the option Profile lock.

In the new screen that appears, enter the Netflix password in the appropriate field, click on the button Continue and check the option next to the option PIN required to access the profile of [name].


Finally, create the 4-digit PIN that you will have to type every time you want to access the selected profile and tap the button Save, per salvare I modified it.

Again, by placing the check mark next to the option PIN of [name] required to add new profiles, you will be able to make sure that the code created is also required for adding new vision profiles.


How to put a new password on Netflix

If your intent is not to protect your viewing profile with a PIN but change your Netflix login password, all you have to do is access your account settings and set a new password.

To do it from computer, connected to the Netflix main page, log in to your account and select yours vision profile. Once this is done, click onprofile picture associated with your account, select the option Account from the menu that opens and, in the new screen displayed, click on the item change Password.

On the screen Change your password, enter your current passkey in the field Current Password and create a new password (minimum 4 and maximum 60 characters) by entering it in the fields New password e Confirm Password. Finally, if you want to log in again with the new passkey from all the devices on which you currently use Netflix, put the check mark next to the option Request to log back in with the new password on all devices and click on the button Save, per salvare I modified it.


If you prefer to put a new password on Netflix from smartphones and tablets, you must know that even in this case it is necessary to proceed from the browser. After connecting to the official Netflix site and logging into your account, then tap the ☰ button and select the option Account give the menu check if you press.

Premium, poi, sulla voce change Password, enter your current password in the field Current Password, type the new access key in the fields New password e Confirm Password e fai tap sul pulsating Save, to save the changes. If any of the steps are not clear to you, you can find the procedure illustrated even more in detail in my tutorial on changing the password on Netflix.


How to enter the password to access Netflix

If with "Put the password on Netflix" if you intend to set a password in order to prevent unauthorized access to the popular video streaming service, you will be happy to know that you can do it from your smartphone, tablet, computer and, through the parental control functions of some Smart TVs, even on your TV. Find everything explained in detail right below.

Give smartphone and tablet

To prevent access to the Netflix app from smartphones and tablets, you can rely on the privacy functions of the operating system installed on your smartphone.

If you have a device Android, you can use the function App block which allows you to protect access to the applications of your interest through facial recognition, fingerprint or entering a 6-digit PIN. Keep in mind, however, that the function in question is not available in all devices equipped with the operating system of the green robot and the procedure for its activation may vary depending on the version of Android in use.

Having clarified this, to block Netflix through this function, take your smartphone / tablet, tap on the icon rotella d'ingranaggio e seleziona l'opzione Safety (o Security and privacy). In the new screen that appears, tap on the item App block, fai tap sul pulsating Activate and choose whether to use the same PIN you use to unlock the device screen (Lock screen password) or whether to create a custom one (Personalize your PIN).

In the latter case, on the screen Set a 6-digit PIN for App Lock, type il PIN you intend to use to access Netflix (and all other blocked apps) for two consecutive times, select one Security Question, enter your answer in the field Reply (useful for recovering the PIN in case of loss) and press the button end. At this point, move the lever next to Netflix da OFF a ON And that's it.

At any time, you can retrace your steps and deactivate the PIN to access Netflix. All you have to do is access the screen again App block and move the lever relative to Netflix da ON a OFF. If, on the other hand, you want to completely disable this function, tap on the icon of rotella d'ingranaggioat the top right, and select the option Turn off App Lock.

How do you say? Is there no App Lock feature on your Android device? In this case, you will necessarily have to rely on third-party applications, such as Norton App Lock which works with all devices equipped with Android 4.2 or later versions with support for Google services.

If you use a iPhone / iPadInstead, you can block access to apps (including Netflix) via Usage time. You must know, however, that this feature is mainly designed to reduce the time of use of the smartphone and not to block access to certain apps: this means that it is not possible to completely prevent access to Netflix.

That said, to activate Screen Time, tap on the icon rotella d'ingranaggio, to access the Settings iOS / iPadOS, tap on the item Usage time e seleziona l'opzione Use Usage Time Code. On the screen Set code, create a 4-digit PIN that you will have to type to "bypass" the time limits set and access Netflix. After entering the code in question twice in a row, also enter your Apple ID data (so that you can recover the code in case of loss) and press the button OK, to set the unlock code.

Once this is done, access the section App limitations, tap on the item Aggiungi LIMITATION OF USE, enter the PIN you created earlier and choose the option Fun. Now, put the check mark next to the item Netflix, award-winning NEXT, set the app lock time to 1 minute (it is the minimum that you can select) and tap the button Add, top right.

By doing so, after a minute of daily use of Netflix you will see the message You have reached your allowed usage time on Netflix: You will need to select options to continue using the app in question Request more time (from time to time, during the day it may be possible to use the application for another minute) e Enter the Screen Time Code, type il Unlock PIN And that's it.

To disable Netflix restrictions, access the section again Usage time, click on the option App limitations, tap on the item Netflix and, after typing the unlock code, select the option Eliminate limitation twice in a row. More info here.

From computer

If you are wondering if there is a method to prevent access to Netflix from computer via browser, you can download one of the extensions that allow you to block unwanted sites and allow navigation only to those in possession of the unlock code.

But be careful, since browser extensions require certain privacy permissions in order to function, use them only if you deem it strictly necessary and carefully check their degree of reliability.

That said, among the addons that I would like to recommend there is BlockSite, an extension for Chrome (and browsers with the same engine, such as Edge e Opera) is Firefox which, in the free version, allows you to block a maximum number of 6 websites and activate the function Password protection, which allows access to blocked sites only to those who know the unlock password and also prevents all other users from changing the settings of BlockSite. To find out more, I leave you to my guide on how to block a site with Chrome.

Su Edge, the default browser of Windows 10, and Safari, the default browser for surfing on Mac (and also on iPhone / iPad), you can also activate the parental control systems of Microsoft and macOS. However, these are more complete solutions than those I indicated in the previous lines since they provide for the creation of an account for all the people to whom it is necessary to "impose" a limitation. I told you more about these solutions in my guide on how to block adult sites.

In case your intention is only to limit access to Netflix with a password, you can simply follow the instructions to put the password on the Netflix profile, also making sure to activate the option that prevents the creation of new viewing profiles. .

Yes TV

If you want to prevent unauthorized access to Netflix from your TV, you can only do so via the function of parental Control integrated into the TV operating system, which also allows you to block access to specific applications.

If your Smart TV has this feature, all you need to do is log into settings of the device, select the item to manage the security options and activate the parental control. Once this is done, locate the section for block applications, select Netflix and press the button for confirm the changes.

To understand better, let's take a practical example using one as a reference LG Smart TV. After turning on the TV, press the button Settings (l'icona della rotella d'ingranaggio) on your remote control, select the option All settings (l'icona dei three dots) visible on the screen and press the button OK.

Now, access the section Safety and imposta l'opzione Activate, to enable this feature. Then move on to the option Application blocks, first prize OK on the remote control and put the check mark next to Netflix, to set the app to block.

From now on, every time you want to access Netflix, you will have to enter the PIN code associated with the TV (if you have not changed it, it is 0000). To change it, access the section again Safety, select the option Reset the PIN code and follow the instructions shown on the screen to set a new PIN.

In case your Smart TV does not have a function to block applications, you can always follow the instructions to put the password on the Netflix profile: anyone can start the app of the famous video streaming service but, not knowing the PIN d 'access to the various viewing profiles, he will not be able to watch Netflix in any way.

In case of problems

If you have followed the instructions I have given you in the previous paragraphs but, despite this, you have not been able to set a PIN for your viewing profile or change your account password, I recommend that you contact the Netflix customer service.

To do this, connected to the main page of the famous video streaming service, log in to your account, click on yours profile pictureat the top right, and select the option Service center from the menu that opens. On the newly opened page, locate the section Do you want to contact us? and choose the contact option you prefer among Start a chat, to chat in real time with a Netflix operator, or Call me, to view the phone number to contact Netflix by phone.

In the same way you can also proceed through the Netflix app. After logging into your account, tap on yours profile picture, at the top right, and select the option of your interest among Call e Chat. To find out more, I leave you to my guide on how to contact Netflix.

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