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How to Create an Account on Netflix

Netflix is a video streaming subscription service that allows users to browse millions of TV shows and movies. Users can watch whatever show they desire from any device. In this post, you will learn how to create an account on Netflix.

You will also learn about the available Netflix subscription plans, supported devices and available countries.


How to Create an Account on Netflix


What is Netflix, and how does it work?

Netflix is a streaming service that provides its users access to numerous TV shows, movies, anime, documentaries, etc.

Note that Netflix is a streaming service, meaning that you can use it from anywhere on the internet. There’s no limit to the number of hours of content you can watch.

You can also download and save movies offline to watch later or keep for reference.


Netflix Supported Countries

Netflix is supported and available in about 200 countries and territories of the world.

List of Countries where Netflix is banned or not available

  1. China
  2. Crimea
  3. North Korea
  4. Syria

Countries where Netflix is available

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Albania
  3. Algeria
  4. American Samoa
  5. Andorra
  6. Angola
  7. Anguilla
  8. Antigua and Barbuda
  9. Argentina
  10. Armenia
  11. Aruba
  12. Australia
  13. Australian Antarctica
  14. Austria
  15. Azerbaijan
  16. Bahamas
  17. Bahrain
  18. Bangladesh
  19. Barbados
  20. Belarus
  21. Belgium
  22. Belize
  23. Benin (Dahomey)
  24. Bermuda
  25. Bhutan
  26. Bolivia
  27. Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
  28. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  29. Botswana
  30. Brazil
  31. British Guyana
  32. British Indian Ocean Territory
  33. The British Virgin Islands
  34. Brunei Darussalam
  35. Bulgaria
  36. Burkina Faso (Upper Volta)
  37. Burundi
  38. Cambodia (Kampuchea)
  39. Cameroon
  40. Canada
  41. Nigeria

And lots more. You can see the full list of the countries where Netflix is available here.


Netflix Supported Devices

You can access and watch video content on Netflix from any of the following devices.

  • Tablets
  • Smart TVs
  • Set-top boxes
  • Smartphones
  • Blu-ray players
  • Game consoles
  • Streaming media players
  • Laptops and desktop PCs


Netflix Subscription Plans

There are 3 subscription plans available on Netflix.

1. Netflix Basic Plan

The Netflix Basic plan costs £6.99 or $9.99 per month. If you prefer to pay per year, the amount to pay is £83.88 or $119.88.

On Netflix Basic, you will still gain access to all the movies and TV shows available on other plans.

However, your maximum resolution is limited to what this plan allows. There’s also a restriction on the number of streams you can perform simultaneously on different devices.

Netflix Basic only allows users to stream in the standard definition (SD), which is 480p. Although it may look good on mobile phones that have small screens, how about 18-inch laptops with large screen resolutions?

Also, you can use Netflix Basic plan only on a single device at the same time.


2. Netflix Standard Plan

The Netflix Standard plan costs £10.99 or $15.49 per month. If you prefer to pay per year, the amount to pay is £131.88 or $185.88.

The Netflix Standard plan is the most popular on the platform. It allows users to stream in High Definition (HD). HD resolution is up to 1080p, which is the most common on most devices.

This resolution step-up increases the video quality when compared to the Netflix Basic plan. Also, you can log in to your Netflix account on 2 different devices and stream at the same time.


3. Netflix Premium Plan

The Netflix Premium plan costs £15.99 or $19.99 per month. If you prefer to pay per year, the amount to pay is £191.88 or $239.88.

The Netflix premium plan is best for users that share their accounts with multiple people, or stream on multiple devices.

Netflix Premium allows users to log in to their Netflix account on 4 different devices and stream from all at the same time.

Also, Netflix premium allows users to stream videos in the Ultra High Definition (UHD), also known as 4K streaming. However, note that not all movies and TV shows are available in the 4k format.

You should also note that a very fast broadband connection is needed to stream in 4k unless you will be comfortable with buffering issues.

Learn more about Netflix subscription plans and pricing.


Netflix Mobile App Download

Netflix is available on the web and many other devices. Know of the devices where Netflix is supported is a mobile phone.

Android phone users can download and install the Netflix Mobile app from the Google Play Store. Users of iOS devices can download and install Netflix from the Apple App Store.


How to Create an Account on Netflix – How to open Netflix accounts on the web

  1. Launch any browser and input into the address box. Run the page and wait for it to load.
  2. Press the “See the Plans” button to unfold options. 3 Netflix streaming plans will appear. A brief description will also be shown along with their pricing information.
  3. Choose a streaming plan and press the “Continue” button.
  4. The next step is to create an account on Netflix. Input your email address with a strong password. After that, press the “Continue” button.
  5. On the next page, choose your preferred payment option. The various available payment options will be shown on your device. Kindly note that:
  • Netflix allows users to purchase subscription plans using credit cards and debit cards. They should be issued by Visa, Mastercard, Amex or Discover
  • Depending on your country of residence, you can use your PayPal account to buy plans on Netflix
  • If the other payment options are not convenient for you, consider getting a Netflix gift card
  1. Follow the on-screen instructions to input your payment details.
  2. On the next page, press the “Start Membership” button to complete your Netflix account registration.

Congratulations. You now have a Netflix account, and a chance to watch as many movies and TV series as you can. You can also log in from any supported device.


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