Being able to access Netflix on your Vizio TV means having thousands of TV shows and movie options right at the tip of your fingers, through the simple press of a button. If you are a subscriber to Netflix, own a Vizio TV, and notice it is suddenly not working, what can you do?
If Netflix is not working on your Vizio TV, be sure your TV is connected to a network, sign out and sign back in, download it from the ‘All Apps’ section, reset the TV, restart the TV, or verify you are using the correct login information, or delete and reinstall the application.
Netflix is a subscription streaming service that allows subscribers to have access to an incredibly wide variety of content, but even better, without the interruption of any commercials. When pairing the use of Netflix with your Vizio TV you are able to not only have the content you want right on your screen, but have a picture produced that could not be any clearer. However, if you notice that Netflix is not working on your Vizio TV, take a look below.
Vizio TV Netflix Not Working (Frozen/Etc)
Once you turn on your Vizio TV, you should be able to navigate to the apps you have downloaded to your TV within a matter of seconds, which should quickly reveal to you the Netflix app from within that list. If you go to click on the app but notice that Netflix is not functioning and should, you may be wondering what could cause the problem and how to fix it. If Netflix is not working on your Vizio TV, read below to find a solution.
If Netflix is not working on your Vizio TV, be sure that your television is connected to the proper network and has a download speed of 5 Mbps or more. To check your network press the ‘Menu’ button on your remote > and select ‘Network Test/Test Connection.
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Netflix Freezing/Crashing/Stuck on Vizio TV
Once you have opened Netflix on your Vizio TV, you should then have the freedom to scroll through the content available and select a TV show, documentary, or movie that you wish to watch. Although this is typically the cause for most subscribers, some Vizio TV owners have reported issues with the Netflix app constantly freezing, crashing, or getting stuck. If this is a problem you are encountering, take a look below to find how to resolve this issue.
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If Netflix is freezing, crashing, or keeps getting stuck on your Vizio TV, sign out of Netflix first. You will then restart your Vizio TV by unplugging it directly from the power source and wait 60 seconds before plugging it back in. Then, sign back into the app to see if the problem has resolved.
Vizio TV Netflix Not Showing Up/Available
On your Vizio TV, once you press the ‘Home’ button to navigate to the Apps Home menu, you will be able to see a variety of different applications that are available to you directly from this screen without having to search. However, if you file through all of the apps and notice that Netflix is not appearing, is there a way to make the app show up and become available? If Netflix is not showing up or is not available on your Vizio TV, find out how to get it.
If Netflix is not showing up or is not available on your Vizio TV, you should be able to find it by selecting to view ‘All Apps’ from within the app store. To do this, press the ‘Home’ button on your remote, select the ‘Apps Menu’ > then click on ‘All Apps’ to be able to find and highlight Netflix.
Vizio TV Netflix Sound/Audio/Volume Not Working
When it comes to using your Vizio TV, one of the most important functioning aspects is having a screen that displays the picture flawlessly. However, second to the picture of your Vizio TV is the sound that comes from it so that you are not only able to experience what you are watching visually, but through sound as well. If you open Netflix on your Vizio TV and notice that the sound, audio, or volume is not working, look below to see how to resolve the issue.
If the sound, audio, or volume is not working on Netflix on your Vizio TV, first, be sure that your TV has not been accidentally muted. If the volume is turned on, try resetting your TV by disconnecting it directly from the power source, allowing it to sit for 60 seconds, then plugging it back in.
Vizio TV Netflix Black Screen
Speaking of the importance of the audio and video of Netflix working on your Vizio TV, what do you do if you open the app and are met with a black screen? No matter what you do, how you try to get around within the app, or what you try to press and play, there is still a black screen that will not stop appearing. If you are being met with a black screen while using Netflix on your Vizio TV, take a look below to find out how to get the app working again.
If Netflix is displaying a black screen on your Vizio TV, it may be helpful to restart your TV. To do this, unplug your TV directly from the power source for one minute, but while you wait, press and hold the power button directly on the TV for 5 seconds before trying the app once more.
Vizio TV Netflix Login/Sign In Problems
Netflix is a streaming service that users must subscribe to monthly in order to have access to the content within it. To do this, subscribers are required to create their own profile within Netflix by inputting a username and password. Even on your Vizio TV, this will be required after you have downloaded the app, but what do you do if you are encountering issues with logging and signing in?
If you are having login and sign in problems with Netflix on your Vizio TV, be sure that you are inputting your username and password with the correct casing, numbers, and symbols. If this is confirmed, try updating the app by clicking ‘Settings’ > ‘System’ > ‘Check for Updates.’
Vizio TV Keeps Kicking Me Off Netflix
If you are able to download, install, open, and select content within the Netflix app, you might be thinking that you have avoided any potential problems. Although this is typically the cause for many Netflix subscribers, some have encountered problems with their Vizio TV constantly kicking them off once they have entered into the app. If you are being kicked off of Netflix by your Vizio TV, read below to find out how to get this sequence to stop.
If your Vizio TV keeps kicking you off of Netflix, it could be that your TV needs to be restarted, which can be found in the previous section, “Vizio TV Netflix Black Screen.’ You may also need to delete and reinstall the application which will cause it to reboot and force any new updates.
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