Netflix’s horrible autoplay previews can be turned off

Brian Heater

Listen, this week sucks. Last week pretty much sucked, too. Honestly, it’s probably time to just scrap this stupid jerk of a year and give 2021 a go. (Spoiler: That one will suck, too.) But you take your victories where you can get them, and Netflix just handed us a beautiful one for once in our sad, miserable lives.

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Autoplay trailers are now optional. That’s it. That’s the news. The short but horrible tyranny of autoplay previews are at an end.

Here, do this now:

  1. Click Manage Profiles
  2. Choose your profile
  3. Untick “Autoplay previews while browsing on all devices.
  4. Now live, damnit! Live!

Scroll free, friends.