Netflix updated to work on all Android 2.2 & 2.3 devices

Netflix updated to work on all Android 2.2 & 2.3 devices
Netflix is awesome. That's not news, it's just an unavoidable fact. The trouble was that the Android app was only available on a couple dozen devices (unless you were willing to do some hacking), but those dark days are over. Netflix for Android now supports any device running Froyo (2.2) or Gingerbread (2.3). 

According to Google's latest stats, about 82% of Android handsets are running 2.2+, so if you're one of the unlucky few who doesn't yet have a compatible phone, it might be about time to upgrade your device. Of course, Netflix recently lost a lot of content when the Starz negotiations fell through, and the price bump has gone into effect, but there is still a ton of good content on the service. 

Netflix is definitely worth a try. And, we're sorry to our readers who live in countries where Netflix isn't available. We don't mean to rub it in that we get to enjoy every single episode of Doogie Howser M.D. 

Netflix is available for free in the Android Market, but of course you'll need a subscription to watch.



1. applesauce unregistered

I thought the Starz content was good through February or March? Haven't checked my Netflix account recently so not certain

2. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2359; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Sucks!!! Doesn't work on LG thrilled 4G, bring on the Netflix HD apk :)

3. AnnDroid

Posts: 90; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

Honeycomb!!! Please. It would be nice to watch on my Transformer. Don't get me wrong, it's fun to have it on my EVO, but size does matter :)

5. unamed unregistered

its already on the transformer, you will have to download the apk file from the website becuase it isn't in the marketplace.


Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

it can even work on crappy phones without gpu like Samsung intercept. Impressive netflix. Very impressive

6. The_Miz

Posts: 1496; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

It's been working on iDevices for ages now. Android just now catching up lol?

7. nwright94 unregistered

Windows Phone 7 phones since their launch as well.

8. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

Android has had it for a while now too. read the title, “Netflix updated to work on ALL Android 2.2 & 2.3 devices“ it used to work on other devices before

11. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

HEY MIZ! Are you going to to get a real phone with microSD card support and a removable battery??

9. fairly_,mismatched unregistered

Is it a yea or nay for the rooters?

10. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

I did not wait for it on my cappy as I have been running different versions for a few months now.

12. wtf unregistered

Wtf don't gimme that bulls**t it doesn't work on either the thrill or the g2x which are two of the best phones on their respective carries what the f**k netflix get you s**t together and fix this problem.

13. Mooooo

Posts: 212; Member since: Aug 27, 2011

After using for Netflix for years and watching its service decline but prices increase and increase. I bailed on Netflix recently and do not miss what they could not provide anymore.

14. bagelz unregistered

Still doesn't work on lg ally running 2.2.1 seems like lg has very little luck here, and htc is the only manufacturer with wide support.

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