Netflix is a platform whose services are used all over the world, the coronavirus has increased its users. People like to spend most of their free time watching movies and series at Netflix. As a Netflix user, you must have a strong internet connection to watch standard video streaming, otherwise, you might face issues like Netflix keeps buffering.
If you are currently experiencing this problem then what should you do to deal with it. We’ve outlined some basic steps you can take to get rid of this problem.
- Make a strong internet connection with your streaming device
- Use high bandwidth internet
- Close all extra running apps
- Do not download any other thing while watching stuff
- Restart your device
- Try on some other internet connection
- Play the video again from starting
These are some basic factors you should try before adopting any other big step
What do you do when Netflix keeps buffering
Here we discuss some of the other factors that cause this type of anxiety. And if you also have high-speed internet then why is Netflix buffering slow? Maybe you are using high-quality Netflix streaming and your internet bandwidth is not very high. In this case, you need to change the Netflix quality according to your internet through the following paragraph.
How to change Netflix quality
You can change Netflix video quality by changing some settings
- Go to Netflix settings
- Choose playback settings
- Here you see the different options about video quality
- Auto (default)
- Low (use 0.3 GB per hour)
- Medium (use 0.7 GB per hour)
- High (use 3 GB per hour for HD and 7 GB for ultra HD)
Choose one (medium recommended) from above four options according to bandwidth. If you still face buffering issue in Medium, select low quality or choose any other fast internet connection of high bandwidth.
Netflix keeps freezing
When Netflix freezes or gets stuck, it starts buffering, so we’ve already outlined ways to get rid of it. But we discussed this problem in general, now we will explain the ways to solve this problem on different devices.
Netflix stuck on loading screen tv
If you are facing the same issue on your smart tv, you must consider trying all basic step we defined above. Strong internet connectivity always your priority, turned off your smart tv for a few minutes and start again. It will be beneficial for you.
Netflix won’t load on Roku
Using Roku, sign out your Netflix account just for few seconds and sign in again, remove extra extensions, clear cookies, make strong connectivity between router and streaming device.
At the time of coronavirus, there has been a significant increase in Netflix subscribers. In this bad time, everyone got stuck in the house until they do their office work from home. So they like to spend most of their time watching the Netflix series, which slows down a bit due to the heavy user load on Netflix at the same time. This could be due to poor internet connection or low bandwidth.