Netflix’s horrible autoplay previews can be turned off

Listen, this week sucks. Last week pretty much sucked, too. Honestly, it’s probably time to just scrap this stupid jerk of a year and give 2021 a go. (Spoiler: that one will suck, too). But you take your victories where you can get them, and Netflix just handed us a beautiful one for once in our sad, miserable lives.

Some people find this feature helpful. Others not so much.

We’ve heard the feedback loud and clear — members can now control whether or not they see autoplay previews on Netflix . Here’s how:

— Netflix US (@netflix) February 6, 2020

Autoplay trailers are now option. That’s it. That’s the news. The short but horrible tyranny of autoplay previews are at an end.

Here, do this now:

  1. Click Manage Profiles
  2. Choose your profile
  3. Untick “Autoplay previews while browsing on all devices.
  4. Now live, damnit! Live!

Scroll free, friends. 

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