Discord is a popular digital platform that allows people to hold group chats or send video calls and text messages to each other, and it has gained a lot of popularity in the last year. If you’re new to the app like everyone else and don’t know how it functions, you’ve come to the right place.
In this article, we’ve laid out all the instructions regarding the features of the app and how you can utilize them properly.
How to Stream Netflix on Discord From a PC
If you want to watch a movie on Netflix with your buddies while you’re far apart, there’s a way to make this happen on Discord. We have laid out the steps:
- Open your web browser, and open the Netflix website.
- Open the Discord app and make sure that it’s connected to a server.
- Click on the tab “Settings” located at the bottom of the page on Discord and select the type of Activity Status you wish to use.
- Click on “Add it,” select the tab that’s playing Netflix on your browser, and click on “Add Game.”
- Close “Settings,” and tap on the button “Screen Icon” in the lower-left corner.
- The “Screen Share” tab will pop up, and now you must select the tab you wish to stream.
- Adjust your streaming settings for the proper functioning of the Netflix tab.
- Click on “Go Live,” and now you and your chat members can watch Discord.
How to Stream Netflix on Discord With Audio
One of the biggest issues faced by people who wish to stream Netflix shows on Discord is sound, as it often stops playing once a movie is on. To fix this, we suggest that you make sure the drivers are working properly next time you stream a movie from Netflix to watch with your friends.
Also, the “Screen Share” feature on Discord can be unstable if the user has not given Discord the proper permission to access the Netflix tab. To ensure this is working correctly, make sure that all the audio devices are appropriately enabled and you have permitted Discord to access Netflix.
How to Stream Netflix on Discord Without Black Screen
A lot of users using the Discord app for the first time have complained regarding this issue and we’re using this page to address any sort of malfunction our readers might come across when using Discord. There are two ways to fix this issue.
The first way would be to go on the Discord app and click on “Settings,” and then select the option “Voice and Video”. Now select the option “Video Codec,” and disable “Open H264 Video Codec,” or disable both options if you have the choice.
In the same tab, you’ll also find the option “Use our latest technology to capture your screen” which you should disable for the app to work properly.
If your Discord app is still not working properly after implementing the above instructions, here’s another method to try. Open your Google Chrome web browser, and click on the “Settings” tab. Now scroll down until you find the “Advanced” option, and click on it. You must find a feature called “Use Hardware Acceleration When Available” and disable it.
How to Stream Netflix on Discord on Android
Discord only allows Android users to use the app for texting and video calls, and there’s no option to stream Netflix through screen-sharing yet.
How to Stream Netflix on Discord on iPhone
iPhone users can use the Discord app to make voice or video messages and calls. However, there’s no such feature to allow users to stream Netflix from Discord. However, here’s a hack that allows both Android and Netflix users to live stream Netflix from Discord.
First, you must check to ensure you have the latest version of Discord on your phone and are also connected to a group chat. Now, join the Discord Testers Server and a “DBug” boot room will appear where you must DM the “!quiz” command which will send you a message with your one-time code and a link.
Open the site by clicking on the link that was provided in the message. Enter the code, and then click on “Next”. Then, the app will show you a quiz for which you must get a 5/5 score, after which the bot will send you a message. You must then DM the bot the “!role” list command, bringing a list of commands.
If you’re an Android user, write “!role add android alpha,” and if you’re an iPhone user, write “!role add ios test flight”. After entering this message, wait for a few minutes, and the feature to live stream Netflix will appear on your account. You can click on it to begin screen sharing.
How to Schedule a Watch Party on Discord
Do you wish to schedule a watch party with your friends on Discord but they’re all far away? In this section, we have laid down all the methods for you to make this happen.
First, click on the icon in the top right corner. This will drop down a list of options out of which you should select “Create Event.” Now, choose the type of livestream you wish to conduct and then click on “Next.”
Provide any necessary descriptions like the date, time, and other details of your watch party and click on “Next.” Once you’ve added these details, click on “Create Event.” Now you can add the number of people you want by clicking on the “People” icon.
Discord Netflix Streaming FAQs
1-Can You Screen Share Netflix on Discord?
Although Discord doesn’t allow iPhone and Android users to live stream Netflix, you can use the Discord app on a desktop computer or laptop to screen share shows on Netflix with your friends.
2-How Do You Stream on Discord?
You can do this by simply joining a voice room, selecting the option “Go Live,” and clicking on the browser tab for screening.
3-What Is “Go Live” on Discord?
“Go Live” is a popular Discord feature that allows users to stream game sessions with more than 10 people on any voice channel of their choice, allowing them to play games with the rest of their friends where they can watch each other’s gameplay. “Go Live” also works on any server as well as on Windows, Mac, or Linux devices.
4-Why Is My Screen Black When I Stream Netflix on Discord?
Many users have complained about this malfunction whenever they are streaming Netflix on Discord, so here’s a list of ways to resolve this issue:
- Update your Discord app.
- Make sure to switch off unnecessary programs while using Discord.
- Make sure that your cache folder on Discord is clean.
- Turn off your hardware acceleration settings.
- Netflix is DRM-protected which doesn’t allow users to share screens. Instead, users can use web browsers like Google Chrome to overcome this issue.
Is It Illegal to Stream Netflix on Discord?
No, it’s not legal to stream Netflix from Discord, but the app has not put any restrictions on this matter, so users can still stream it.