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# 127205 2-Aug-2013 12:57
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Netflix Profiles are here, finally a way to have your viewing habits separated from other family members. Up to 5 profiles can be created, but these don't necessarily need to be family members either. For example you could create one for Sci-Fi, or Comedy etc and then instant queue the appropriate movies under those categories. 

Seems to be only working on the PS3 and the website at the moment, with more devices getting it soon apparently. But if you set up the profiles on the PS3 and then going into the website and clicking by your name it will bring up the list of profile names you created.

One option I would like to see is to password protect the profiles.  Especially if you were to watch content not suitable for children. 




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  # 870653 2-Aug-2013 12:59
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handy. I've been getting sick of having gazillionns of toddlers stuff recommended to me because my kids watch a lot of netflix too.

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  # 870672 2-Aug-2013 13:18
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no support on roku yet - boo

 
 
 
 


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  # 870673 2-Aug-2013 13:23
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that is great news, mine too is fulled with dinosaur train etc because my son watches it.

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  # 870709 2-Aug-2013 13:42
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I cant find it on the website I wonder if it is available for all Netflix subscribers at the mo.

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  # 870942 2-Aug-2013 19:27
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myopinion: I cant find it on the website I wonder if it is available for all Netflix subscribers at the mo.


https://Movies.netflix.com/EditProfiles

Found it easier myself (because of the no roku support) to leave all the kids stuff as the primary, and make myself a new profile for use on the Apple TV which supports it. 

IOS doesn't yet, but I expect it will soon.  Roku apparently wont be supported till next year, almost regretting buying one now, experience much better on Apple TV.




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  # 871251 3-Aug-2013 16:09
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Thanks!

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  # 871298 3-Aug-2013 18:03
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works great on my 2013 samsung tvs :)

Finally my instant queue/recommendations wont be filled with dinosaur train... of course I have to completely retrain it under my main account and setup my sons account....

 
 
 
 


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  # 871299 3-Aug-2013 18:07
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I did mine the item way around since a roku can't choose a profile, left the default to the kid, and a made a new one for me. The Apple TV can choose a profile.

Waiting or iPhone to get profiles as well.




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  # 871308 3-Aug-2013 18:31
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reven: works great on my 2013 samsung tvs :)

Finally my instant queue/recommendations wont be filled with dinosaur train... of course I have to completely retrain it under my main account and setup my sons account....


Same for me. I also created on for my wife so she will get recommended the crap she likes (romcoms etc) and they won't appear in my queue.

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