Netflix will now let you turn off those autoplaying previews

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While you’re browsing Netflix you’ve seen the autoplay previews, the videos that start rolling as soon as you roll over select content on the service.

Sometimes it’s a good thing because you’re actually interested in the film, documentary, or series and want to see a quick preview of the content therein before you hit the play button. But then sometimes the autoplaying previews might be annoying while you’re browsing for your next watch.

As a result, Netflix has finally decided to let users turn off the autoplaying previews. The company tweeted it out today, providing a quick link to the process to turn off autoplay previews not only across the platform itself, but also the ability to stock autoplaying the next episode in a series.

Here’s the steps to take if you want to turn off autoplaying previews:

  1. Sign In to Netflix from a web browser.
  2. Select Manage Profiles from the menu.
  3. Select the profile you’d like to update.
  4. Check or uncheck the option to Autoplay previews while browsing on all devices.

Pretty straightforward! Netflix does say there might be a delay “before the setting takes affect”, so keep that in mind. Otherwise it all looks very simple.

Which of you are turning off Netflix’s autoplaying previews?