Recently updated on October 9th, 2022 at 12:49 pm
Netflix is available in over 190 locations around the world. Each country has a some special content which are not available in other region. When you sing up for Netflix, you can now use your Netflix account to stream various shows or movies across the world.
The one problem which come across many users is region locked content. Like there are many anime on the Netflix which is currently not available in my region. So one thing that came to my mind is changing the region or country in my Netflix. After that I was able to access the content from the changed region/country. In this post we’re going to explain how to change the Netflix region for accessing region locked content.
How To Change Netflix Country From Netflix Account Settings
Many people wonder if there is an option to change the country from Netflix account settings. I also wondered the same thing. But during my research I found that currently there is no option to change the country/region from settings. But you can change the Netflix region by using a vpn.
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Change Netflix Region Using a VPN
Changing your Netflix region to get every content is actually very easy. Here at droidtheory, we will guide you on how to do that and watch any content of your wish available in any region of Netflix.
All you need to follow the steps below.
- Choose a VPN provider.
Remember that Netflix is constantly updating its VPN detection, so some VPN may not work and it will show an error message.
Here are some VPNs which you can use to unblock content of Netflix:
- Nord VPN
- Express VPN
- Hotspot shield
- Cyber ghosts
- Private VPN
- SURF SHARK
Install a VPN Client to Change Your Netflix Country
Let’s take an example of hotspot shield VPN
- Download the VPN app for your particular operating system or device.
- Once the application is downloaded, install it.
- Once it’s installed you can open the app and log in using your username and password or you can link it with email or Facebook.
- Connect to a Server
Now select the region you want to watch Netflix from. For example, if you’re based in India but you want to watch content from Netflix US, you should connect to a US server.
- Watch Your Favorite Content From Other Region on Netflix
Now all you need to do is to go to the Netflix website, log in with your usual account details or if you want to watch on mobile , simply open Netflix application and start to watch watching content from the new location.
How to check If the Netflix region is changed
If you are not sure if the Netflix region is changed or not after connecting vpn, then you can follow the steps below.
- Visit fast.com
- Run a speed test.
- When the test is finished you’ll get information about your internet speed and region.
How to change Netflix region after moving to new country
If you are moving to a new country then, movies and shows will be changed to that region. But you’ll still be charged according to the price of the country where you signed up for your Netflix account. To change your Netflix region after moving to new country, you have to cancel your Netflix subscription. Wait for the billing cycle to end. After that restart your subscription, now you’ll signed up from new country. We’ve mentioned some benefits of changing a region after moving to new country.
- You’ll be charged according to that country Netflix pricing.
- Billing cycle may change.
- Billing currency will be changed.
- Your movie and show catalogue will change.
- Subtitle and audio option may vary.
No, currently you cannot change your Netflix country from the account settings.
If you are within the country you’ll see no change in your Netflix pricing, movies and shows recommendation or catalogue.
You can cancel your Netflix account or use a vpn for accessing Netflix content.
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