The Apple Watch seems to do it all; but as it increases in popularity, will new capabilities be added. Is it possible to stream Netflix on an Apple Watch? Lets take a look.
The Apple Watch, at one time, seemed like a neat gadget that would die off in a matter of months. Well, a matter of months later, Apple Watches seem to be on wrists everywhere I look. Now people seem to be obsessed with what the Apple Watch is capable of. Some of the basic functions that the Apple Watch can handle include answering phone calls, texting, setting alarms, reading emails, tracking runs, and get this… telling you the time. It seems as though this watch can do a lot for those who have the privilege of owning one. One question that has been brought out into the open is “Can you watch Netflix on an Apple Watch?”
Is it Possible To Watch Netflix on An Apple Watch?
As Apple Watch owners continue to push their product to the limits, they begin wondering just how much this device can do. One question commonly asked is “Can I watch Netflix on my Apple Watch?” To answer this question, our team began conducting some research. There is currently no way to download the Netflix application onto your Apple Watch. Disappointing I know. However, this does not mean that it is impossible to watch Netflix on an Apple Watch. There may be some loopholes that allow us to stream Netflix right onto an Apple Watch. Below you will find a method that we have been experimenting with that will allow for Netflix subscribers to watch Netflix on their Apple Watch.
How to Watch Netflix On an Apple Watch
Unfortunately it is currently impossible to stream Netflix right onto your Apple Watch. However, there is a loophole of sorts that will allow you to watch Netflix on your Apple Watch; to an extent. Although you cannot download Netflix onto your Apple Watch, you can watch a live stream of your iPhone’s Camera. Below you will find steps that will help you watch Netflix on your Apple Watch.
- First you will want to start watching Netflix on your Roku, television, or computer.
- Next you will want to position your phone so that the camera is pointed at the screen that is streaming Netflix.
- Once the phone is set up you can use the Watch OS Camera App on your Apple watch to view your iPhones camera viewfinder on the Apple Watch.
Presto! you are watching Netflix on your Apple Watch. Yes I know this is not a very good solution but it solves the problem. You will be able to move around and continue watching Netflix via your Apple Watch. The further you move away from your phone, the worse the stream quality is on the Apple Watch.
When Will Netflix Be Available on The Apple Watch?
There is currently no way to stream Netflix directly onto an Apple Watch. Despite this, technology continues to improve. The newest version of the Apple Watch has cellular data which will be huge step closer to being able to stream Netflix or even watch YouTube on the device. I would predict that in the next two years it will be possible to stream Netflix on Apple Watches.
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