Netflix is launching Play Something for Android. It allows users to play any movie or series with the touch of a button. The feature was already available on its apps for smart TVs and media boxes earlier this year.
When Netflix released Play Something Earlier this year It was launched for its own TV apps, and the company said it would run tests for the Android version of the streaming service, but the feature was not yet available to all Android users at the time. The feature was made available Monday to all users of the Netflix app for Android, writes the edge. The feature hasn’t been released for iOS yet, but the company is expected to start working on it in the coming months.
Play Something allows Android users to select any movie or series to watch from the navigation bar or the home screen of the Netflix app. The choice depends on the preferences, display history, and addresses saved to users. Users can also choose to prioritize series they haven’t finished watching yet. It is also possible to view another movie or series by pressing the “Play Something Else” button.
Meanwhile, according to The Verge, Netflix has begun rolling out its Fast Laughs tool to Android users in select countries, including the US, Australia, Ireland, and the UK. This is a TikTok-like feature that allows users highlight reels Funny clips from Netflix movies and series. The company will also start testing the Downloads feature for you on iOS next month. This allows the app to automatically download movies and series so that they can be viewed offline. The download option also depends on the users’ viewing history.
“Thinker. Coffeeaholic. Award-winning gamer. Web trailblazer. Pop culture scholar. Beer guru. Food specialist.”