How to Use Netflix Party Chrome Extension? Watch Netflix Videos, Chat with Your Friends Remotely

Netflix Party Google Chrome Extension

In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, medical experts are advising to maintain self-quarantine as well as social distancing. Even during this time, you can still enjoy watching Netflix with your friends and not miss the fun. Thanks to a new Google Chrome extension called “Netflix Party”, using which you can organise a virtual Netflix-binge party with your friends. The chrome extension facilitates watching Netflix content remotely with friends simultaneously. In other words, it facilitates the streaming of favourite Netflix content among friends at the same time. Further, the Netflix Party also includes a chat room option, wherein the friends can share their reactions to the programs in real-time. 

After the successful installation of the chrome extension, click on the toolbar to generate a link. You can then share the link with your friends and watch the content along with them at the same time. Netflix synchronises video playback and adds group chat to the favourite Netflix shows. The only criteria is that you as well as your friends need to have a working Netflix account and subscription to get started. 

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Netflix Party Google Chrome Extension: How to Use?

  • Go to netflixparty.com on the Google Chrome browser and click “Get Netflix Party for free.”
  • You would then be directed to the Netflix party page on Chrome Web Store
  • Then click “Add to Chrome” and click “Add to Extension”. The Netflix party extension is thereby successfully added to the chrome browser.
  • You can view a browser extension on the top right corner with the letters “NP.”
  • Enter the Netflix website through the Google Chrome browser and play your favourite show or the movie you want to watch.
  • Click the NP button on the browser. By clicking on the “Only I have control” you can control the pausing, fast-forwarding and rewinding of the movie/show. If you do not check the box, anyone among your friends can take the lead and control the features. 
  • Next click “Start the Party” and copy the URL. You can send the URL to your friends and invite them to Join.
  • Once your friends open the link, he/she should sign in to the Netflix account and click NP on the chrome browser.
  • That’s it! All your friends would now be in sync and able to watch the movies all at the same time. There is also an option to pick the festive user icon and screen name using which you can start communicating with your friends.