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Technology Netflix will stop working on older Samsung smart TVs next month

01:50  06 november  2019
01:50  06 november  2019 Source:   cnet.com

Netflix ends support for some older Roku players on December 1st

  Netflix ends support for some older Roku players on December 1st Are you still hanging on to an early Roku player to stream Netflix in the basement? You'll need to upgrade soon. Netflix has warned that it's ending support for some of Roku's oldest players after December 1st, including the Roku HD, HD-XR, SD, XD and XDS as well as the NetGear-branded XD and XDS. You should get an alert if you're affected, but Cord Cutters Newsadded that a simple feature check will do before then. If your Netflix app can'tThis wasn't surprising when Roku itself warned in 2015 that it would stop updating players made in May 2011 or earlier. These are vintage boxes that stopped receiving new material a long time ago. There's a good chance you've moved on since, for that matter.

Some older Samsung smart TVs are affected by this change. In the future, Netflix can be viewed from many other devices capable of connecting to your TV ." To continue watching Netflix on affected older Samsung smart TV models, customers will need to also use another device such as a Roku or

Some older Samsung smart TV ’s are affected by this change. In the future, Netflix can be viewed from many other devices capable of connecting to Plenty of Samsung smart TV owners probably already rely on a streaming stick or box of some nature, but those who don’t will have to find another

Some Samsung smart TVs will no longer include Netflix support starting Dec. 1, according to a Tuesday report. The change is due to technical limitations, BGR reported earlier.

Certain Samsung smart TVs will stop supporting Netflix. Getty Images© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Certain Samsung smart TVs will stop supporting Netflix. Getty Images

Samsung's support page includes a notice that reads: "Due to technical limitations, Netflix will no longer be supported on some devices beginning on December 1st, 2019. Some older Samsung smart TVs are affected by this change. In the future, Netflix can be viewed from many other devices capable of connecting to your TV."

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It's not clear which smart TVs specifically will be impacted. Samsung didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

To continue watching Netflix on affected older Samsung smart TV models, customers will need to also use another device such as a Roku or Apple TV that supports the streaming service, BGR notes. Last month, Roku said Netflix would no longer be available on some of its older devices after Dec. 1 as well.

Netflix didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

Netflix will stop supporting older Samsung smart TVs on December 1st

  Netflix will stop supporting older Samsung smart TVs on December 1st Netflix has officially been around long enough that certain older devices will no longer be supported by the service by the end of the year. This includes some Roku streamers, as we reported last month, but on Tuesday, we learned that certain Samsung smart TVs will be made obsolete by Netflix on December 1st as well. On its support website, Samsung explains that technical limitations are to blame for the loss of Netflix. Unfortunately, Samsung doesn’t specify which of the smart TVs will be affected, so if you own a Samsung smart TV that you bought more than a year ago, you might want to keep an eye on Netflix’s list of supported devices.

Netflix subscribers with certain Samsung smart TVs won’t be able to stream their favorite binge-worthy shows on the streaming service beginning December 1 However, if you do have a Roku device, specifically an older generation model, you’ll also lose your ability to access Netflix next month .

Netflix not working on your Samsung Smart TV ? Here are some tips. Discussion Topics Additionally, you can try restarting your television , especially if you’re noticing your TV freezes when trying to launch the application. a. unplug your TV for at least a minute b. hold the power button for at

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