Unlike the Russian Federation, and most of the European countries, where various streaming services are just beginning to develop, similar projects in North America are an extremely popular phenomenon, which for decades has been recognized as the main competitors of cable TV channels. content is already far superior to them. This article discusses one of the key players in this market - the company Netflix, the annual financial turnover, which in 2017 exceeded $ 11.000.000.000. The popularity of “Netflix” can only be envied, since the service has active users worldwide with a community of more than 117, 000, 000 people. The multiplatform nature of the service had a particular impact on the achievement of this mark, because the company's official application can be purchased not only on its television sets, but also on smartphones and computers. And about this application and will be discussed in this article.
How to use the application Netflix.
A bit of history
Continuing to praise Netflix, it is worth saying that every year more than 100 TV shows and films come out from under the company's pen, which in most cases are very warm not only by direct viewers, but also by many critics, including even their direct competitors do not stint reviews. . Similar performance is achieved at the expense of a huge staff, which has about 6000 people. In concluding this small compliment, it should be noted that Netflix is available throughout the globe, with the exception of China, North Korea and Syria, where political control over “Internet freedom” has led to significant restrictions for their citizens. Crimea in this list does not follow, despite the fact that there are still some problems with the connection of this resource.
Where to download and how to install
Given that modern technology development will lead to the fact that soon you can watch TV on kettles or irons (is it a joke or not?), The application in question is available on all the key platforms of modern times. In this article, two main platforms should be disassembled - smartphones (Android / iOS) and computers running Windows, the latter will be discussed further.
Smartphones and tablets
You can download the application in Google Play for Android, and in the AppStore for the iOS operating system, the software itself is distributed completely free of charge, but in order to access the content of the service you will need to part with a certain amount of money . The cost is quite loyal:
- The basic tariff, which is also the basic one, has a price tag of 7.99 euros, which as of March 10, 2019 is only “595 rubles 91 kopecks”.
- Standard rate - 9.99 euros or "745 rubles 7 kopecks."
- Premium - 11.99 euros or "894 rubles 24 kopecks."
Considering the size of the library, even the price tag of 12 euros can be called a penny proposal, since ordinary Internet TV delivers at a slightly lower cost, but of what quality. But first you need to make the initial registration (if one has not been done yet), and for this:
- Open the downloaded and installed application and click on the “Join Free for a month” button to receive a one-month subscription for free.
- Click on the “See the plans” button and twice on the “Continue” button, having familiarized yourself with the service plans and subscription cost.
- Enter the email address and password, which will be the main authorization data.
- Choose the most convenient for you option of the payment method “Bank Card” or electronic wallet “PayPal”.
- Enter personalized data and complete the configuration of the payment system.
- Select three series to form the recommended list and, if necessary, create several profiles if you plan to use the service as a family cinema.
It will only be necessary to confirm the subscription and start using all the benefits offered by the “Netflix” service for its customers.
In order to download and run the service on your computer, you only need to do the following:
- Open the “Start” menu and sort the list on the English layout by the letter “M”.
- Next, open the “Microsoft Store” and wait for the store interface to load.
- In the search box, type "Netflix" and open the result found.
- Click on "Get" - "Install" and wait until the installation of the application is completed.
In conclusion, you will need to re-enter the username and password specified earlier during registration.
Separately, it is worth considering the procedure for canceling a subscription, since there is such a possibility that the content offered will not be to your liking or the cost of a subscription is far from the user's financial possibilities. To cancel a subscription, you must:
- Visit the official website of the company "//www.netflix.com/ru/".
- Enter username and password to confirm their credentials.
- Open your account settings and go to the “Membership & Billing” section.
- Then click on the “Cancel membership” button and confirm the validity of the choice made by clicking “Complete Confirmation” or “Finish Cancellation”.
Please note that if the service was actively used by you, then you could be offered special subscription prices, which will be lost if you still complete the cancellation of the subscription.
As already mentioned at the beginning of this article, streaming services in the Russian Federation are only beginning their development. For example, in 2019, TNT began to actively promote its product, launching the TNT Premier project, which received conflicting customer reviews. Netflix has its own "haters", as it is now "fashionable" to say, but no one can argue with the fact that the series and programs offered by them have no analogues in this market, at least for the time being (it remains Just wait for the series from Amazon with a budget of 1.000.000.000 dollars).