Netflix begins testing sleep timer feature on Android
Netflix has started testing a sleep timer feature on Android which, like any good implementation, will stop streaming content after a preset amount of time, meaning you won’t forget what just happened when you were watching. your favorite shows.
It’s actually quite surprising that this feature is new to Netflix, given that Netflix usage has increased over the past 12 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That said, a sleep timer is one of those cool little options that just adds an option to the Netflix app next to the Chromecast icon showing how long before your stream completely stops playing. .
There are a lot of uses we can think of. Obviously as a sleep aid, but it can be helpful to turn off a schedule when you leave the house or just when doing other chores around your home. You can set the Netflix sleep timer in 15 minute increments – 15, 30, and 45 minutes. Naturally, when this time limit is reached, the Netflix app stops playing and exits.
This should help improve your device’s battery life, rather than running it in the background or as a floating home screen player / window. Netflix will save your spot and you can pick up where you left off. The media streaming company said The edge that this new sleep timer feature is currently limited to adult profiles and could apply to all users on mobile, web and TV if it was a phase of preview or successful test.
For those with kids (or even pets), a Netflix sleep timer option would be ideal. We’ll just have to hope that Netflix finally brings the feature to everyone, because we’re sure it would be a smash hit. Now you can let yourself go to the sound of Strange things.
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