The Netflix Android app has a native feature to test your internet connection before starting to play a movie or series. The ideal tip for whether a slow connection will be able to rotate platform videos without crashes or with low image resolution.
In addition to the cellular network, the tool also tells you if the Netflix server is available. In this way, the procedure can detect any problem that may impair the viewing of titles in the Netflix catalog. See how to use the feature in the tutorial below.
Tutorial shows how to test your network before starting a video on the Netflix Android app Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / dnetc
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Step 1. Open the app and tap the three bars icon at the bottom right of the screen. Then go to "Application settings".
Way to access the Netflix app settings for Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 2. Tap "Check the network". Then, go to "Start test" for the app to diagnose the cellular network.
When checking the cell phone network on the Netflix Android app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 3. The result will be displayed on the screen in a few seconds. The green cone next to the one that was tested indicates the correct functioning of the connection.
Result of a network diagnosis performed with the Netflix app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa