How to Disable Netflix Notifications on an iPhone 6

Netflix is a great service for video entertainment, and a lot of the reason it is so good is because of all of the different devices on which you can watch the content.

The iPhone is just one of the many devices that have a native Netflix app, and its’ default settings will set it up to periodically display notifications.

This is typical of most other apps as well, including both the apps installed by default and the apps that you download from the App Store.

Typically, these notifications will not occur very frequently and are mainly used to inform you about new content that has been added to the service.

But if you find the notifications to be excessive or unnecessary, it is possible to turn them off completely. Our tutorial below will walk you through the process of doing so.

Turning Off Notifications for Netflix in iOS 8

These steps were written using an iPhone 6 Plus in iOS 8.3. Other iPhone models running iOS 7 or later will be able to follow these directions as well.

You can configure notifications for apps in versions of iOS prior to iOS 7, but the process is slightly different. You can read this article for more information about disabling Netflix notification sounds in iOS 6.

Step 1: Open the Settings menu.

tap the settings icon

Step 2: Select the Notifications option.

open the notifications screen

Step 3: Scroll down and select the Netflix option.

select the netflix option

Step 4: Tap the button to the right of Allow Notifications to turn it off. Once you have disabled notifications, the rest of the options will be hidden, and there will no longer be any green shading around the button.

turn off netflix notifications

This same process can also be used to turn off notifications for many other apps.

Now that you know how to disable Netflix notifications on your iPhone, you will no longer need to be interrupted by notifications from that app if you aren’t checking them anyway.

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