Netflix adds continue watching to Android apps

Works differently on tablets & you need v 4.0 or above

Online digital video content supplier, Netflix has decided to make it easier to enjoy more TV shows and films for its customers with Android devices. So those with Android phones, tablets and the Amazon Kindle Fire and who are running Android version 4.0 or above should consider download the latest version of the app from the Google Play app store. The company calls the continue watching feature ‘Post-Play’. So those who also own a Song Playstation 3 will already be familiar with this new feature.

Post-Play works for both TV shows (phones and tablets) and films (tablets only).

At the end of an episode, the service will automatically queue up the next episode and start playback unless the user chooses to pause or stop.

With films, for example, Netflix will offer three recommendations for the user to try next.

It’s possible to  dismiss the Post-Play facility simply by tapping on the video.

The company also says it is now  working on Post-Play for Chromecast.

See also … ‘Brits angered by loss of indie lovefilm windows phone app‘.

About Tony Dennis

Tony is currently Editor of GoMobile News. He's a veteran telecoms journalist who has previously worked for major printed and online titles. Follow him on Twitter @GoMoTweet.
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