How to Set Parental Controls on Netflix

Two Methods:Using Your ComputerUsing Your Xbox One

Netflix is a family-friendly application that allows users from all over the world to watch their favorite movies or shows. Because of the friendliness of the application, you can easily adjust the parental controls for your Netflix account. The two main ways to adjust these controls is by using your computer or Xbox One.

Method 1
Using Your Computer

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    Launch an Internet browser. Open your Internet browser by double-clicking its icon from your Start menu.
    • You can find the Start menu on the bottom-left side of your screen.
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    Go to Netflix. When you get the browser open, click on the search bar at the top of the screen and go to https://www.netflix.com/global by clicking inside the search bar and typing in the website.
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    Log in. Enter your email address and password on the fields provided and click the “Sign in” button to access your account.
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    Go to Your Account. Click on your name and select “Your Account” when the drop-down menu appears.
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    Open the Manage Profiles page. A screen will load with your account settings. On the right side of the page it will say “Manage Profiles”; click on it to load your Netflix profile page.
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    Select a user to set Parental Control. Your users will be on the next page; look for the one you want to add a parental block to and click “Edit” beside the name.
    • Once you click “Edit” a drop-down list will appear.
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    Select the mode. Click on the drop-down list and pick among “Little kids,” “Older kids,” “Teens,” and “Adults” by selecting the one you want to use for that profile.
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    Save. Click the red “Done” button beside the name to save the changes.

Method 2
Using Your Xbox One

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    Turn on the Xbox One. Push the center button on your Xbox One controller to turn the Xbox One on.
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    Go to Apps and Games. Once the game is on, look on the right side of your dashboard. You will see a button that says “Apps and games”; move your cursor over it and hit the A button on your controller.
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    Open the Apps screen. A screen with all of your games will pop up on the screen, on the left side of the screen is a tab that says “Apps.” Highlight the “Apps” button and press A on your controller.
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    Select “Netflix. Now you can scroll through your apps until you find the icon with a white background and the word “Netflix” in red inside of it. Once you located it, highlight it and press A.
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    Sign into your Netflix account. A screen will pop up asking for your login information. Enter your email address and password on the boxes provided and select the “Sign in” button to proceed to your account.
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    Hit the B button on your controller once your account loads. This will cause four icons to pop up on your screen.
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    Set to Kids mode. The second icon will put Netflix into Kids mode. Select the button that says “KIDS” and hit the A button to make the change.

Tips

  • Keep in mind the first method only needs to be done once. If you are using the second method, you need to put it in Kid’s mode every time you log into Netflix.


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