Netflix app made to work with most Android smartphones; rooting not necessary

Netflix app made to work with most Android smartphones; rooting not necessary
It may have taken longer than anyone would have anticipated, but the official Netflix app has finally arrived to the Android Market. Unfortunately, the fact that it was allowed to run on only a few smartphones was disappointing to many members of the Android community. Sure enough, the hoard of Android enthusiasts at XDA-Developers couldn't leave things as they were, and it didn't take long before workarounds to the restriction were already a fact.

We already reported that the Netflix app got ported over to the Motorola DROID X, DROID 2 and the first-gen DROID, but getting it to run required rooting the device first. However, a quick and easy way of running the application on other smartphones has been already found, and from what we hear, it seems to be working smoothly. You don't even need to bother rooting your handset. All you need to do is to allow applications from unknown sources to be installed (go to Settings -> Applications), and get the modified Netflix apk files.

If you want to see whether your device is supported as well, just read through the forum thread, a link to which we have provided for you below, and if you get Netflix to work on your smartphone too, feel free to brag about it by leaving a comment.

You can download the needed apk files from here, or check if your device is supported here.

source: XDA-Developers via Boy Genius Report

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