Let’s face it, we all spend more time on Netflix then we probably should – catching up on shows, finding new series to watch and diving into the thousands of movies titles that Netflix has to offer. I often find myself losing track of time because of it. It’s a mystery how we can accomplish anything productive.
Since Netflix isn’t going anywhere anytime soon and we’re going to be addicted to it for quite a while, might as well enjoy it as much as possible.
First World Netflix Problems
Have you ever wanted to watch Netflix virtually with friends? You know, enjoy the same episode of a show or something without having to be in the same room?
Perhaps you want to watch something virtually with your significant other because you’re in a long-distance relationship and can’t go to a theater.
Maybe you’re just too lazy to go over to your friend’s house.
Well, whatever the reason, there’s good news to any Netflix addict out there! There’s a neat little Google Chrome extension called “Netflix Party” that enables you to watch shows/movies on Netflix virtually with friends.
Yep, that’s correct, you can synchronize Netflix videos with your friends while each of you is at the comfort of your own homes.
All that’s required is that you and whoever else are logged into Netflix and using the same link that’s provided by the Netflix party extension. There doesn’t seem to be a limit to the number of people that join. Keep reading for instructions.
Here’s how to set it up!
Download the extension
Click here for the link to download and install the extension.
Find something to watch
Browse through Netflix to find something you want to watch with your friends
Activate the extension
Click the NP symbol at the top right of your Google Chrome browse and click “Start the Party”
Share the party link with your friends
Share the link that’s provided to you with your friends (make sure they also have Netflix Party installed). Your friends must hit the NP symbol after arriving at the link
Enjoy Netflix virtually with friends!
Another cool feature in Netflix Party is the built-in chat that allows all party members to talk while watching the video. That way you won’t have to switch over to Facebook messenger or text each other during the video.
So what are you waiting for? Share this article with your friends so that you can start Netflixing together!