How To Get Netflix On Non-Smart TV?

Everyone nowadays is very much comfort-oriented in their lifestyle. Smart Gadgets are playing an important role in making our life trouble-free. For instance, we are using gadgets like Smart-TV, Lights, Fans & many more to make our life convenient. Nowadays, we often find ourselves binge-watching our favorite shows, especially during this lockdown period. But, we have some of us with non-smart TV, and they aren’t able to binge-watch like the ones who own their smart counterparts. So, today we’ll discuss “how to get Netflix on non-smart TV” for you to binge-watch your favorite shows!

Here are some ways to watch Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar and other OTT apps on our non-Smart TV. 

1. Through Fire TV stick

Firestick is a device that helps you to stream TV shows from OTT apps. There are so many brands selling out in the market, but we would like you to recommend Amazon Fire TV Stick. You can easily set up Fire TV Stick by using the following methods:

How To Do Binge watch on Non-Smart TV
Amazon Fire TV Stick | Source: Wikimedia
  • Connect your Fire TV Stick to your TV.
  • From the Home Screen, select the ‘Search’ option.
  • Now, Download that particular App and then Open it.
  • Connect your Netflix’s account to Fire TV stick.
  • Your Device is now connected; enjoy your binge-watch.

2.  Through Gaming Consoles

Some video-game consoles help you in binge-watching along with their gaming feature on your non-smart TV. Here are some steps to start binge-watching on respective consoles:

I. Playstation 

i.  Playstation 3

How To Do Binge watch on Non-Smart TV
PS 3 | Source: Wikipedia
  • From the Home Screen, search the ‘TV/Video Services’ option, then select Netflix app.

Note: If you are not at the home screen, return to the home screen and do step 1.

  • Click ‘Yes’ if you see the pop-up asking to download the app.

Note: If you do not see the desired app in TV/Video Services, then download it from the PlayStation store. 

Example: Playstation Store > Apps > Movies/TV > Netflix > Download

  • Sign in with the Netflix ID & password.

Note: You must be signed in to your PSN account before accessing TV/Video services.

  • Your Device is now connected: Let’s watch your favourite show!

ii. Playstation 4 and 4 Pro

  • From the Home Screen, search the ‘TV/Video Services’ option, then select Netflix app.
  • Rest steps are the same as Playstation 3.

iii. Playstation 5

  • From the home screen, select the ‘Media‘ option.
  • Select All Apps, then Video and music apps, and select the desired app’s icon.
  • Download the App. 
  • After downloading, sign in to the respective app.
  • Your device is now connected!
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PS 5 | Source: Playstation

Note: You must be signed in to your PSN account before accessing TV/Video services.

II. Xbox

i.  Xbox one

  • Select Desired App option on Xbox one to download the app.
  • After the download has been completed, return to the menu and open the application.
  • Sign in with your account details.
  • The device has been successfully connected.

ii.  Xbox 360

  • Select Desired App option on Xbox one to download the app.
  • After the download has been completed, return to the menu and open the application.
How To  Binge watch on Non-Smart TV
Xbox 360 | Source: Xbox

Note: If the Application is not visible on the Home Screen, go to Apps and select Browse Apps to search or browse for the tile.

  • Rest are the same steps as Xbox one and now, enjoy your streaming.

3. Through Chromecast

With Chromecast of your OTT app, you can easily do binge-watch on your non-smart TV. Here are some simple steps: 

  • Chromecast plugs into your Tv’s HDMI port.
  • Download the Google Home app
  • Connect both mobile and Chromecast device with the same wifi connection.
  • Open the Google Home app and set up your Chromecast as a new device.
  • Device connected to your TV: Enjoy your binge-watch

4.  Through Jio Set-top box

On the Jio set-top box, you can find the desired OTT app in the JioStore. You can get your app by following the steps mentioned below:

  • From Home Screen, Go to the Jio Store.
  • Search the Netflix app.
  • Click on the install option to download the app.
  • Once the app is downloaded, click on Open to launch the app.
  • To access the app, log in to the app using your Jio app number.
  • Now the device is successfully connected with your app, simply browse through the app to watch your favourite content.

5. Through Airtel Xstream Box

There is a Built-in Chromecast, and it converts your non-smart TV to smart TV.

  • Connect Airtel Xstream box with your non-smart TV through HDMI cable.
  • Set up your Xstream box with Wifi.
  • Now, sign in with your Google account and then go to the Play store.
  • Download and install the Netflix app.
  • Now,  sign in with your Netflix account and enjoy your favourite shows and movies.
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TV with OTT apps | Source: Sony

6. Through Laptop

If you have a laptop and you want to binge-watch on a large screen. So, don’t worry! You can easily convert your laptop screen into your TV.

  • Connect your laptop with the TV  via HDMI cable.
  • Your TV screen is now a clone of your laptop screen.
  • Now, log in with your Netflix account and stream your favourite show.

Note: A MacBook may require a Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt) adapter.

7. Through Apple TV

Apple TV is a device that helps you in binge-watching your favourite shows. You can easily set up this device with your non-smart TV.

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Apple TV 4K | Source: Apple
  • Connect Apple TV with your non-smart TV via HDMI cable.
  • Download the Netflix app from the App store.
  • Open the app and sign in with your ID & password.
  • Now, Enjoy your day with your favourite shows & movies.

These are some simple ways to help you to get Netflix on non-smart TV. We hope you like the article, and it helped you watching your favourite series and movies on TV. If you have any doubt then let us know by commenting below.

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