Android users with Netflix have had to endure quite a few hardships that their iOS packin' brothers haven't had to deal with. We're talking about opening up the Netflix app and seeing recommendations based on the viewing habits of a spouse, significant other, that strange tenant you rented the empty room upstairs to, or any one else who shares your Netflix account.
But thanks to a new update that is available now in the Google Play Store, those days are over as profile support has finally come to the Android version of Netflix. Now, you will see on your Netflix home screen only those movies or television shows that you've been watching. And if Netflix recommends that you watch Cake Boss
, it will be because you started watching something similar.
If you've set up your Android device to automatically update apps, Netflix probably has already been updated to include the new profile support. If you haven't received the update, head over to the Google Play Store, open the menu (by tapping the "hamburger" on the top left of the screen) and click on My Apps. The update should be waiting for you right there.
In addition to the new profile support, the update brings enhanced search with support for people and related titles. And of course, there are the usual bug fixes.