Netflix intros can now be skipped with the Chromecast

If you are one apt to binge-watch shows on Netflix, you will notice that there is a feature which lets individuals stream on particular devices to skip introduction to TV shows as provided by Netflix. As of this moment users on Chromecast can now subscribe into this feature. On the controller screen within the Netflix app on Android, there’s a button at the bottom of the screen of the device which allows you to skip the introduction.


According to the reports reaching us from ours sources, for sometimes now, this feature has been accessible to users on desktop and mobile devices and it is coming to Chromecast.

On the web as well as in the Netflix app, people have the ability to skip introductions, so it was only natural that in the end the feature will get to Chromecast too.

The way the skip button functions is to appear in the controller screen. It is important to note that the Chromecast adds no new input functionality to whatever screen it is linked except when it is connected to a Google Home.

However, in order to use this feature on the Chromecast, the Chromecast must be connected to an Android device. The feature has not yet gotten a version for iOS but it is expected that the iOS model will soon roll out sooner or later.

According to our sources, this feature was in actual fact discovered by users and it there has not yet been an official announcement made by Netflix on the matter, and so, we don’t have much information. In light of this, there is no way of ascertaining that the feature is going to be permanent. It is safe to assume that this is nothing but a test run of the feature in the meantime.

To be able to make use of the feature, update your Netflix app to the latest version that is available on your device and stream a show to your Chromecast and check is the option is available. When a new episode begins, you ought to see a Skip Intro control at the bottom of the other playback buttons on the app.



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