If you use a shared Netflix account, you might have faced the “Screen Limit” error a lot of times. This error occurs when the number of devices streaming on the account simultaneously reaches the limit of your streaming plan. So, in this post, we’ll figure out a way to watch Netflix in more than 4 devices at the same time!
Here are the number of devices supported by different plans:
Basic: 1 device at a time (Quality: Standard Definition only)
Standard: 2 devices at a time (Quality: Can stream in High Definition)
Premium: 4 devices at a time (Quality: Can stream in Ultra HD when available)
How to bypass “Screen Limit”?
The Screen Limit error looks something like this:
In order to bypass this, you’ll need a mobile phone/ tablet. If you want to watch on other devices, you’ll have to ask someone who is on their mobile phone to follow this tutorial so that they can empty a slot for you.
So, what you’ll have to do is search for the show you want to watch (on a mobile phone) and you’ll see a download button on the show’s page. Click on the button and wait for the show to be downloaded. Once the download is complete, you can turn your internet off and watch the show without any error. Easy right? No? Having difficulties following along? In that case, just watch this short video and you’ll understand what to do!