These eight brilliant Netflix hacks will change your life forever

There's nothing really better than a Netflix binge, are we right?!

Whenever we have the time off, it's good to know that Netflix will be there for us, no matter what time of the day.

But these eight hacks are about to make your relationship with Netflix even stronger. 

Helium

It's a floating, transparent browser window that allows you to watch Netflix while you do other daily tasks on your computer. Work and watch Netflix? Done. File your accounts and watch Netflix? Done. It's the best of both worlds!

 

The Netflix Enhancement

This is an ingenious bundle of Netflix add-ons for Chrome that will change you life for the better. With a very quick and easy installation, you can get IMBD profiles, trailers, and pop-up ratings from Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes. Did we mention it's free too? 

 

Watch in HD

It costs the same as the standard subscription, so why not get it? See your favourite actors up close and personal. 

 

Watch Netflix from other countries

You can use the free site, Hola to access the Netflix programme lists from other countries! Who knew?! Our Netflix binge just got serious. 

 

Create multiple profiles

If your tastes differ from action to rom-coms, you can make different profiles to suit each one. Or say you don't want to mess up your profile with all of your boyfriends weird TV shows, just make two separate accounts so he won't ruin your suggestions or ratings. 

 

Instant Watcher

This tool keeps you up to date with what's coming and going on Netflix. Which, as anyone who's gone to watch something and had it not been there can tell you, might actually save you from a meltdown. 

 

Flix Roulette

You use your general tastes – favourite director, actors, or even keywords – to narrow down your search and then Flix Roulette chooses something for you based on what you're into. You will discover so many shows you never even knew existed!

 

Goodbye Buffering

While playing a title, hold down Shift+Opt (Shift+Alt for Windows) and left click, to open up a hidden menu (called the Stream Manager) with buffering fixes and some other ways to help you out.

If you are using Chrome, press Ctrl+Shift+Alt/Opt+S to access this menu.

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