See Netflix with VR glasses: how to use virtual reality on the platform

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If you're a Netflix user and have VR glasses, we tell you there is a way to take your Friday night marathon to the next level. If we combine movies and series + virtual reality, you will love the result.

If you want to enjoy this experience, join us to find out how to watch Netflix with VR glasses in a very simple and super fun way that will change the way you watch your movies and series.



Watch Netflix with VR Glasses: How to Use Virtual Reality on the Platform

There are three ways to do this: using the app Netflix VR per Android, stream content with your iPhone or by downloading the Netflix app on a device Oculus. Either way, we will tell you step by step how to do it in each of them.

How to watch Netflix in virtual reality from Android

The first method that we tell you today is through the app Netflix VR available in Google Play Store in maniera totally free. In this case, the application re-creates a virtual room to watch movies, giving you a totally immersive experience.

With Netflix VR you can watch Netflix with virtual reality from Android phones

It is important to note that this app is only compatible with android devices that support Daydream, Google's virtual reality platform. Of course, keep in mind that the movies and series that you play through this mode will have a resolution of 480 pixels, which is more than enough when you understand the context.

You can select the audio ei sottotitoli where you want to enjoy the content, as long as they are available for the movie or series you are playing.



Steps to watch Netflix movies and series in the Netflix VR app for Android

This is what you need to do to download Netflix VR

  • The first thing to do is download the Netflix VR application from the Google Play Store.
  • Now log into the app and select «Headset> Daydream View» (if you have a mobile phone compatible with this software), Google Cardboard or Scan the QR code for other devices.
  • Next, log in with your Netflix account and view the content in virtual reality.

For the visual experience, you can enjoy two modes - the mode countryside house., which simulates a cozy space consisting of a TV room with a sofa, paintings and large windows overlooking the snow-capped mountains. And the empty mode, which offers traditional menus and eliminates all the immersive environment.

However, the app has been crowded with negative comments in recent days, some claiming it is not compatible with the original version, continuous crashes, and others reporting that their devices are not certified. For all of these, the best option is to install it and experience the experience for yourself.

How to Stream and Watch Netflix in Virtual Reality from iPhone and iPad

If you have one iPhone or iPad, enjoy VR movies and series it's not as simple as with android or even with Oculus VR, as there is no dedicated VR app. Even so, it is possible to do it and it requires some additional steps which we will discuss below.


Trinus VR is the ideal option for watching Netflix with VR glasses from Apple devices


The first thing you will need is to download the Trinus VR application on your iPhone or iPad, as well as your own computer Windows. With this software you will use the function of transmission of images to create a virtual reality environment.


Once you have downloaded the application on your iPhone or iPad, as well as on your Windows computer, follow these steps to set it up:

  • Make sure your computer, iPhone or iPad is connected to the same WiFi network.
  • On your iPhone or iPad, go to the application Trinus VR and enter the IP of your mobile in the app.
  • Now choose "Start" on both devices.
  • Go to your PC's web browser and go to «Netflix> Sign in with your account> Choose what you want to see and start playing».

How to watch Netflix movies and series with Oculus VR glasses

If you have a device Oculus VR, you have nothing to worry about. Fortunately, these devices have a Netflix application, so all content on the platform is fully compatible.


If you want to know how to play Netflix content with Oculus VR glasses, we tell you step by step what you need to do:

Use your Oculus VR glasses and enhance your experience by watching Netflix movies and series

  • Go to the Oculus Store and install the Netflix app.
  • Go to the screen «Home> Netflix> Log in with username and password».
  • Select the content you want to enjoy, play and go.

This way you can enjoy and watch your favorite content on Netflix directly with VR glasses. Without a doubt, it's a different experience when it comes to watching movies and series that is worth knowing if you have the willingness to do so. Do you have the courage?

More information | Netflix Help Center

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