Netflix users on Android are getting a new UI with bottom navigation bar

Netflix users on Android are getting a new UI with bottom navigation bar
Netflix had been teasing Android users with slight changes to its UI, but it never committed to a release date. Even now we're not sure whether these changes are now rolling out to everyone or they're only available in some regions.

What we do know is that the usual hamburger menu has been removed and replaced by a navigation bar where you have all the tabs that you would usually get when tapping the previous hamburger menu.

The navigation bar is placed at the bottom of the app and consists of five tabs: Home, Search, Coming Soon, Downloads and More. Although the newest update listed in the Google Play Store dates from September 4, we're pretty sure this is a server-side update, so you won't know that your Netflix app has a new UI until you actually open it.

We've added several screenshots at the bottom of the article that better show how Netflix tweaked the UI. Speaking of tweaks, we didn't notice any other changes besides the new navigation bar at the bottom, but if you see anything new let us know in the comments section.



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10 Comments

1. baldilocks

Posts: 1428; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

Every app should have the navigation bar at the bottom - especially with the tall screens that today's phones employ.

2. rouyal

Posts: 1564; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

Every app needs to do this. Since yesterday.

3. Be_Mine

Posts: 196; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

Wait.. This is not new for me. It has been always like this for more than a month already (If not longer).

4. talhamasood22

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 08, 2018

I have this since 2-3 months.

5. kryme

Posts: 467; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

It’s crazy how android is always 2-5 months behind

6. nikhil23

Posts: 414; Member since: Dec 07, 2016

I have this on my s8 for quite a while. Not sure why PA is reporting now

7. skymitch89

Posts: 1451; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

The Netflix app has been like this for at least a month, if not longer.

8. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Yeah it's been like this for awhile already even on my older phones.

9. iampun33t

Posts: 132; Member since: Apr 17, 2013

This is news??!! It has been like this for atleast a couple of months!

10. chaosarp

Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 14, 2018

Puchased my Galaxy S9 months ago and Netflix looked this way since I first installed it....

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