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How to log out of Netflix on all your devices

Where the heck is that button hiding?
How to log out of Netflix on all your devices Credit: Shutterstock / JOCA_PH

There is nothing quite as thrilling as logging into your Netflix account on a new device.

Airbnb has a smart TV? Log me the heck in. Friend doesn't have an account and I need to yell about Bridgerton? PASS THE REMOTE, BABY. Add it to the iPad, the phone, the game systems... but while taking the joy of Netflix everywhere is a blessing for which we are grateful, there comes a time when everyone must log out to protect their account. That can be a little confusing.

Here's how to do it no matter which device you're using.

How to log out of Netflix on your browser

This one is the easiest, but at this point it's probably where you use Netflix the least.


Total Time2 min
What you needNetflix accountWeb browser
  • Step 1: Open Netflix in your browser.

  • Step 2: Click on your profile icon in the top right corner.

  • Step 3: Select "Sign Out of Netflix" from the dropdown.

In-browser Netflix is also the only place you'll find the essential time-saving option of signing out of all your Netflix-connected devices at once. A crucial security feature that kicks everyone using an account back to the sign-in prompt with one click.

Just click "Account" in that same drop-down menu as above and you'll see a "Sign out of all devices" link listed under the Settings section on the next page.

Credit: Screenshot: Mashable

How to log out of Netflix on tablets and mobile devices

Signing in and out of Netflix on mobile is easy, and follows much of the same steps as doing so on your browser.


Total Time2 min
What you needNetflix accountSmartphone or tablet
  • Step 1: Open the Netflix app on your smartphone or tablet.

  • Step 2: Click your profile icon to sign in, then click it again in the app.

  • Step 3: Select "Sign Out" from the dropdown menu

    On a tablet, this same menu appears under the three lines of the "More" menu.

How to log out of Netflix on smart TVs, app devices, and gaming systems

HELP me sign out of this stranger's TV
Credit: Mashable / Proma Khosla

Since these are some of the hardest devices to log into Netflix on, it follows that they're the most challenging to sign out of. Here's what you need to know for that immensely stressful moment when you cannot find the sign out option and are about to hand the keys of your account to an Airbnb host who didn't even have salt and pepper: Get help.

Netflix has hidden the sign out option under "Get Help" on most devices because only under extreme stress would someone ever want to disconnect their Netflix account from a TV, right? Simply scroll down to "Get Help" on any profile and then "Sign Out of Netflix." If you click on your profile thumb repeatedly out of frustration, you are not alone.

It's a little less dramatic on the Apple TV side, where recent models allow you to sign out under "Settings." Just scroll down the left side menu on any profile and click through. Makes sense!

For PlayStation, select "O" on your controller, then the gear icon. You'll have the option to sign out there.

It's fine, you'll be back.

Topics: Tech, TVs, Netflix

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