Netflix is more like a hosting Party where users can host a movie and watch with friends and family online. This service is a lot similar to the Facebook Watch Party. It is a new platform introduced by the streaming service for members to enjoy fun time together whether or not they are close to each other.
Another best thing about this feature is that is allows users to create a group chat to communicate with friends as you stream movies or tv shows. Read this article to learn the major points about this feature and how you can carry out the process.
This is a new generation of watching or streaming movies or tv series on Netflix with your friends online. This is done by synchronizing video playback and also adding up a group chat to your favorite or most rending Netflix original movies or tv series.
Currently, there are over 500,000 account owners who have already joined the Party feature. And you can either host a Watch Party or join one using the Party URL sent to your by others.
Netflix Watch Party | How Does Netflix Party Works?
Netflix Party allows you to stream or watch movies or tv series/shows together with your friends and family. This process is simple as you only need to download the chrome extension, and share the URL to get this done. Users can create or host a Netflix Party from the official website at Netflix.com.
Netflix Party Extension | Netflix Party Chrome Extension
Since this feature is only compatible with only Chrome web browser on desktop and laptop computers, you will have to set up chrome extension:
- Launch the Chrome web browser
- Enter the URL netflixparty.com and install the extension
- The link will redirect you to the download page
- Click Add to Chrome and click Add Extension at the page top
After a while, the extension will be downloaded and installed in your web browser.
How To Do a Netflix Party
To carry out this process, follow the step below. Note that you must have downloaded and installed the Netflix Watch Party extension before this process.
- Head to Netflix.com website and sign in to your account
- You can create a Netflix Account here
- Select the show you want to watch and hit the play button
- Next, create or host a watch party by clicking on the red “NP” icon at the address bar
- And finally, click on Start party to host movies with friends
The service consists of a party of five and more users. To invite a friend to watch party, you can share the party URL to friends. And to join the party, you just have to click on the URL, and you will be redirected to the website. Click on the NP icon and you are joined in the watch party.