Netflix stops working on select Samsung TVs, Roku devices

Users with old Samsung, Vizio smart TVs along with Roku devices will no longer be able to use Netflix on their device.

Netflix will no longer be available on some Samsung smart TVs and Roku streaming devices from December because of some technical limitations.

“We have notified all impacted members with more information about alternative devices we support so they can keep enjoying Netflix uninterrupted,” the company said in a statement recently.

Furthermore, users that have old Roku sticks 2050X, 2100X, 2000C along with HD Player, SD Player, XR Player, XD Player won’t be able to stream Netflix.

The company claims that it’s down to ‘technical limitations’ and has said that only a small number of people will be affected – and they have already been notified, reported.

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“This change will impact select 2010 and 2011 Samsung Smart TV models that were sold in the US and Canada. Affected devices will receive a notification reflecting this change. All other Samsung Smart TV models produced after 2011 will be unaffected by this change,” South Korean tech giant said in a statement last month.

It did not specify exactly which models would be affected, only that customers have been notified.

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Additionally, Older Vizio smart TVs will also lose Netflix. According to a Vizio representative, technical limitations will prevent the streaming service from working on some Vizio smart TVs with Vizio internet apps that were sold around 2012 to 2014.

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