How to Set Up and Use Netflix Parental Controls

Set Up and Use Netflix Parental Controls
Set Up and Use Netflix Parental Controls

Stop your kids from watching inappropriate content (TV shows and movies). Netflix is the best online streaming service for the whole family members. But you don’t want your kids or children to access all the content. You can also set up Kids account for your child to access the kid’s content. Let teach you how to set up and use parental controls on Netflix streaming service.  So your child can only access and view what’s age-suitable for them. Here you can read: How to Use Netflix’s Screen Lock to Disable Playback Control. You can also download movies and shows to watch offline.

Netflix rolled out a lot of new parental controls that all you see what your kids are watching or strict or block specific movies and shows.

You can set up a Netflix profile so that kids can only watching specific content, like movies and shows that are only approved for teens or kids.

Important Note: The given below steps will complete via your web browser. You cannot change or set up parental settings using the Netflix app.

How to Create | Add a New Netflix Profile

If you are using only one Netflix profile set up for watching Netflix then you are missing out. It is important for you to have more than one profile on Netflix. So that your family members can viewing movies and shows and enjoy their own suggestions, without the content (movies or shows) of your tastes getting in the way of what they are watching.  For families, a new Netflix profile is the fastest way to set up basic parental controls. Here are the following steps to creating a new Netflix Profile:

  1. Visit the https://www.netflix.com/ with your any web browser
  2. Then log in to your Netflix account
  3. Select the Add Profile option
  4. Type to enter a Name for your new Netflix profile
  5. Select the designated age group you need on Show content for
  6. Press the Continue option
  7. Finally, you have successfully created a new Profile on Netflix

How to Adjust the Age Rating on Netflix Parental Controls

Netflix default settings for age group are useful you can reset the age needed more particularly on single profiles. Here are these steps to follow to adjust the age rating on Netflix parental controls:

  1. Go to the Netflix with any web browser
  2. Log into your Netflix account with your Username password
  3. Go to the Account thumbnail and hover your cursor over it
  4. Select the Account option
  5. Go to the Profile & Parental Controls
  6. Click the Profile you want to edit
  7. Select the Change option next toe Viewing Restrictions
  8. Type to Enter your Netflix Password
  9. Press the Continue option
  10. Select to choose the Age Rating your wish to limit the profile to
  11. Scroll down and then click Save option
How to Adjust the Age Rating on Netflix Parental Controls-Viewing Restrictions
How to Adjust the Age Rating on Netflix Parental Controls-Viewing Restrictions

How to Set Up a Profile Lock on Netflix

If you are preventing access to particular profiles such as your kid’s. You do not want to be able to spare it by connecting to another profile. Here is how to add a PIN code to your Netflix profiles. So that access is limited to only those users who know the 4 digit pin code.

In Your Profile:

  1. Visit Netflix using any of your web browsers
  2. Then log in to your Netflix account with your credentials
  3. Go to Account thumbnail and hover your cursor over
  4. Select the Account option
  5. Go to the Profile & Parental Controls
  6. Press the Profile your wish to edit
  7. Click on the Change option next to Profile Lock
  8. Type to enter your Netflix password, then select the Continue option
  9. Select the Require a PIN to access Profile box to turn on it or enable it
  10. Type to enter Four-digit PIN code
  11. Press the Save your changes
How to Set Up a Profile Lock on Netflix With PIN Code
How to Set Up a Profile Lock on Netflix With PIN Code

Read: How to Lock a Netflix Profile with a PIN (Parental control)

In Your Kid Profile:

  1. Visit Netflix with any browser
  2. Select your Kid’s Profile to go to or create a new kid’s profile if you do not have
  3. Click the drop-down to choose the most suitable rating: TV-Y7 (7 and younger); TV-G (general audience) TV-PG-parental guidance) etc. These restrictions or prevents are set according to the MPAA and TV rating systems.
  4. Turn on Netflix kids experience if you think that your kid to be chatting on Netflix independently and Kids experience offers a simplified interface and stops access to all settings
  5. Enable Netflix Profile Lock and choose a PIN code that your child will use to get into their profile
  6. When you are done, scroll down at the bottom and select Apply

Read: How to Change the Parental Controls PIN on Your Roku Device

How to View what your kids are watching on Netflix

 If you want to see or view what your kids are viewing on Netflix. So it is very simple and Netflix can able you to show you what your kids are viewing or watching. Here are the following the given steps:

  1. Open Netflix with any browser
  2. Log in to your account
  3. Go to the down arrow to the right side of the screen and hover your mouse on it
  4. Select the Account option
  5. Click on one of the Kid’s profiles from the drop-down menu
  6. Then Choose the Viewing activity
How to View what your kids are watching on Netflix
How to View what your kids are watching on Netflix

How to Block a Show or Movie on Netflix

If you want to prevent access to one or more particular movies or shows. It’s possible to stop or block access to that content title. You will need to follow these steps to do it:

  1. Go to the Netflix with any web browser
  2. Then log in to your Netflix account
  3. Go to the Account thumbnail and hover your cursor over it
  4. Select the Account option
  5. Go to the Profile & Parental Controls
  6. Click the Profile you want to edit
  7. Select the Change option next toe Viewing Restrictions
  8. Type to Enter your Netflix Password
  9. Press the Continue option
  10. Go down to the Title Restrictions
  11. Type to enter the name of the movie or show you want to restrict
  12. Press Save option
How to Block a Show or Movie on Netflix-Restrictions
How to Block a Show or Movie on Netflix-Restrictions

Read: How to Hide TV Shows and Movies on Netflix

After that, the profile will now no longer appear to the particular movies or programs you have restricted.

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