Netflix is one of the top streaming system with over 196 million paid subscriptions worldwide. The platform houses millions of movies and television series, in its library. It was founded by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California. Over the years, the platform has managed to grow its subscription based, making it a top choice for many users.
One major factor that has led to Netflix’s popularity is password sharing. For those who don’t know, this feature makes it easier for more than one user to enjoy Netflix on their devices. With Password sharing, members of a family can use the same account to access the Netflix.
Have you ever wondered if someone else is using your Netflix account without your permission? Well, this is the purpose of this post. You may have accidentally shared your password with someone you don’t want accessing your account, or you may have login users someone else’s device and forgot to log out.
If you are looking for a way to know or how to get them to stop, then you are in the right place. In this post, we shall be sharing how to know when someone else is making use of your Netflix account without permission. This tutorial is going to show you how to check and how to stop it.
How Do I Check if Someone Else is Using My Netflix Account
For you to know whether or not someone is using your Netflix account without permission? You will be seeing ‘Continue watching…’ for shows you have never seen or ‘No more streams available’ message. If you are seeing these messages, then your account could have been hacked. The best way to confirm if really someone else is using your account, will be to follow these steps below;
- Log into your Netflix account and then
- Select your Profile icon and click ‘Account.’
- Next is to select ‘Recent device streaming activity.
- Now Review any devices that don’t belong to you and then
- Check your Viewing History
- From the account screen follow these instructions:
- Click the down arrow next to your profiles
- Click ‘View’ next to Viewing Activity
If you notice that your account has been compromised, the next thing to do is kick them out of your Netflix account. After doing this, you need to secure your account.
How to Secure Your Netflix Account
- Log into Netflix using your desktop browser.
- Select Account and scroll to Membership & Billing.
- Select Change Password and enter your current and future passwords. Do not save them yet.
- Under Settings on the main menu, locate Sign Out of All Devices. Press the middle mouse button (Windows) on Sign Out of All Devices to open it in a new tab.
- Select Sign Out on the next page to kick everyone off your Netflix account.
- Go back to the password tab and save your password change.
After following these steps, your account should be secure. Always remember to check your account activity periodically to ensure no one else is using your account without your permission. I hope this was helpful, please use the comment box below to share your thoughts.