How to Watch Netflix Videos on TV

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Unquestionably, Netflix is the most subscription video streaming service all over the world, with over 200 million global subscribers enjoying about 140 million hours of content each day. And yes, it's handy that you can certainly watch videos on your mobile phone or tablet by using the Netflix app for iOS or Android. But what if you prefer to watch Netflix on the bigger screen like your TV, to fully enjoy it with friends and family? The following will show you three different ways to help you enjoy Netflix on TV. And before watching Netflix videos, you'll need to figure out what TV devices you actually need:

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1. Smart TV, Game Console or Blu-ray Player

If you have a flatscreen Smart TV manufactured in the last 10 years, you can properly run Netflix on it, for it's with a built-in media player connecting to popular video services. All you need to do is subscribe to Netflix and login to the App on your Smart TV.

Also, there might be a Netflix app on your Blu-ray player or gaming console. So if you have a recent console (Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 and upper ), you will be allowed to access Netflix on it.

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2. New Media Streamer (Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, and so on)

Obviously, it's handy to enjoy videos on Smart TV directly or use game console or Blu-ray player to access TV. However, you will find that the Netflix app will become sluggish or faulted while running an older TV. Plus, you will also miss out on the improvement of excellent interface or functions.

In this situation, using the new streaming devices will be the best choice. You can just simply plug one of a streaming device, including Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV or etc, into the port on your television and follow the onscreen instruction.

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Use FlixiCam to Watch Netflix Video on TV

If you are not satisfied with the above two solutions or you don't even have one of the above devices, here we will show you a new way - download Videos to common MP4 format with FilxiCam and transfer to your TV.

Before downloading, you may need to know about FlixiCam: It's accurately born to help users download the various Netflix videos to MP4 format with the audio track and subtitle kept, so that they can watch them on any TV set freely. Likewise, FlixiCam also supports to download movies with HD output quality, so as to provide users better movie-going experience.

FlixiCam - Download Netflix video fast with HD qualityA powerful video downloader, developed to help users download any Netflix movies & TV shows, so as to enjoy them on any of their devices.

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Please keep catching on the following detailed tutorial about how to download Netflix videos to MP4 format and play them on any of the TV without any limitation.

Tutorial: How to Download Netflix Videos with FlixiCam

Step 1. Launch FlixiCam and Log in to Netflix Account

Please run FlixiCam on your PC, and log in to your Netflix account. The Netflix login window will be opened after entering any word in the search box and pressing "Enter" on your keyboard.

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Step 2. Customize the Output Settings

Click the Gear icon on the upper right corner to select the output format (MP4 or MKV), output quality (High, Medium, Low), output path, audio and subtitles language, etc.

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Step 3. Search Videos on FlixiCam

Please enter the video's name or the video's link copied from Netflix web player to the search box, the program will accordingly list the video or all of the related videos for your download.

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Step 4. Select Audio Track and Subtitle

Now you can go to the advanced download settings window to select the audio track and subtitle as needed. If you are trying to download a TV show, simply click the Download icon, followed that a window will pop up allowing you to select titles as well as seasons, and to choose audio track and subtitles by clicking "Advanced Download" in the bottom left corner. If you try to download a movie, please click the "Advanced Download" icon beside "Download" to open the window.

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Step 5. Start to Download Netflix Videos

Hit the Download button, the program will start downloading the Netflix videos. After downloading, you can click on the "Library" section to find the well-downloaded Netflix videos on the local drive and transfer them to your TV via a USB drive.

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FlixiCam is perfectly suited for the group of people who will need their Netflix collections played on any of their TV without any limitation. After downloading, you can share the well-downloaded movies or TV shows with your friends without the territorial restrictions from Netflix. Plus, FlixiCam provides three subscription plans (one-month, three-month, and one year) as well as the free trial version. The free version downloads the first 5 mins of each video in HD quality. To get the full video, please purchase a license.