How Do I Connect a Blu-Ray Player for Netflix?

Updated July 19, 2017

Netflix is an online movie rental service that offers DVD and Blu-ray rentals by mail and thousands of movies and TV shows available as streaming video through their "Watch Instantly" service. Netflix streaming video can also be watched on a TV using a Netflix ready device, such as a Blu-ray player with a pre-installed Netflix application. However, before you can watch movies and TV shows from your Netflix "Instant Queue," you will need to activate your Blu-ray player on your account.

Open the pre-installed Netflix application on your Blu-ray player.

Select the "Activate Instant Streaming from Netflix" option. A confirmation code will appear.

Open an Internet browser on your computer and visit Log into your account.

Click the "Your Account and Settings" link at the top right corner of the Netflix home page.

Click the "Activate a Netflix Ready Device" under the "Watching Instantly on Your TV or Computer" heading.

Enter the activation code displayed on your Blu-ray player into the text box on the Netflix page for activating your Blu-ray player.

Click the "Activate" button. You can now watch movies from your Netflix Instant Queue on your Blu-ray player.

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J.M. Chanel began writing in 2002 as a webmaster for an independent film company. He graduated from West Virginia University, earning a Bachelor of Science in journalism. Chanel has been contributing to online publications since 2010.