How to Remove Netflix From an Xbox

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How to Remove Netflix From an Xbox
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Accessing your Netflix account on the Xbox 360 allows you to stream movies instantly onto your console and find new movies to watch. You will, however, occasionally find reason to delete applications like Netflix. You might be troubleshooting a problem, or just need to clear space on your hard drive. Successfully removing the Netflix application can be a simple, but vital task.

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  1. 1

    Access your Xbox 360's hard drive data utility by navigating to the "My Xbox" row in the dashboard, scrolling all the way to the far right of the menu, and selecting "System Settings."

  2. 2

    Select "Memory" and then select the hard drive device to access the data stored on it.

  3. 3

    Browse the memory utility's list of data types and select the "Games" heading.

  4. 4

    Delete Netflix by scrolling down to its listing among your other game data files, selecting it with the A button and choosing "Delete".

  5. 5

    Delete Netflix Credentials by scrolling down to its listing among your other game data files, selecting it with the A button and choosing "Delete".

  6. 6

    Remove the Netflix Xbox Live updates by clearing your system cache. Go to "System Settings" and "Memory," then press the Y button with your hard drive device highlighted to access "Device Options." Select the option "Clear System Cache" to delete all Xbox Live updates.

Tips and warnings

  • If you need to re-download Netflix, go the Video Marketplace from the dashboard and select Netflix.
  • If you do not see the option for "Clear System Cache" in "Device Options" for your hard drive, press the following sequence of buttons on your Xbox 360 controller: X, X, Left Bumper, Right Bumper, X, X. This will initiate a system maintenance and clear the cache.
  • Clearing the system cache is the only way to delete all Netflix data from your system, including Xbox Live updates, but it will also delete all other Xbox Live updates. It will not remove any game save data, but upon starting other titles you will have to re-download the latest updates.

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