HOW TO LOCK THE TOUCH SCREEN ON NETFLIX

HOW TO LOCK THE TOUCH SCREEN ON NETFLIX
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Netflix adds screen lock to Android player

How to lock screen while watching netflix android

A new version of the Netflix application adds a long-requested function to it: the possibility of completely locking the screen.

The lock option on Netflix // Source: Cassim for Frandroid

At a time when smartphones have screens with increasingly thin edges, it is common to find yourself touching the screen without doing it on purpose.

HOW TO LOCK THE TOUCH SCREEN ON NETFLIX This is particularly annoying in the case of Netflix where it sometimes means stopping its soap opera or worse, moving around in the episode and not remembering where we were, or being spoiled unfortunately.

HOW TO LOCK THE TOUCH SCREEN ON NETFLIX

Netflix has updated the video player interface of its application on Android. The new interface still incorporates the usual episode change playback, language adjustment buttons, but also a brightness adjustment and an option to “lock the screen”.

The new video player interface // Source: Cassim for Frandroid

Once activated, it is no longer possible to modify anything in the interface which also disappears under a virtual lock. Please note, HOW TO LOCK THE TOUCH SCREEN ON NETFLIX this only locks the application, it is still possible to return to the Android desktop for example. This is a function that video players already offered on Android .

To unlock the interface, simply press the lock button in the center of the screen several times, allowing the application to ensure that it is a voluntary action.