Netflix's Android app now plays the next episode of a television series automatically

Netflix's Android app now plays the next episode of a television series automatically
With the next season of the wildly popular Orange is the New Black ready to be streamed over Netflix, a minor update has added "Post-Play" features for Android users of the video streaming service. Now, when an Android user is watching a television series on Netflix, he can sit back and watch the pilot episode through the series finale without lifting a finger. For example, a fan of House M.D. can sit back and watch all eight seasons of the show without having to interact with the phone or tablet.

If you're watching a movie, after the picture ends, you will be given three recommendations for you to watch next. The new "Post-Play" features can be disabled by tapping on the screen when the next video starts.

The "Post-Play" feature is already available on iOS, PS3 and on the web. To grab the update on Android, visit the Google Play Store and click on "My Apps".

source: Netflix



1. wolverinexmen9

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3. XperiaFanZone

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5. gorkapr

Posts: 74; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

Post-play is available on xbox 360 too

6. TheFirm

Posts: 33; Member since: Jun 05, 2014

Oh you mean the feature that's been on Playstation and ios for as long as I can remember? Good job Android, lol

7. gustavoace

Posts: 187; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

You do realize that netflix is a third party app, don't you?

9. stealthd unregistered

You do realize that this same thing happens to a lot of apps right? Developers don't consider Android as safe of an investment, so it gets apps and updates last.

12. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

:-\ Yeah... I've noticed that. However with 79% of the global smartphone marketshare last quarter I will never understand this retardation.

8. Droidrapist

Posts: 186; Member since: May 28, 2014

I honestl hate this s**t!!! Especially if the show you're watching is really good. Youll be glued to the damn TV all day and get nothing done. Its like helping a junkie shoot up after he sobers up.

11. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

I hear that the Android version of Netflix now shows a red Netflix icon. So much amazing.

13. Tsoliades

Posts: 228; Member since: Dec 22, 2012

YESSSSSSS. About time. It's annoying having to wait through the end of the show or manually change the episode.

14. EddieC

Posts: 13; Member since: Nov 19, 2013


16. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Wish my Roku did this.

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