Netflix, a feature that allows a member of an existing account to switch to a new account without rebuilding their profile. This prevents your personal data from being erased, such as personalized recommendations, viewing history, list of shows, favorite movies and other settings that could be annoying to lose and start over from scratch.
As the platform, according to The Verge, Netflix has likely launched the new profile transfer feature to encourage extra users to eventually pay for their own accounts.
The feature will be rolling out today and subscribers around the world will receive an email notification. Once available, users can go to their profile icon on the Netflix home page and look for the “Transfer Profile” option.
The “Profile Transfer” option can also be disabled in the account settings.
“People move. Families grow. Relationships end. Timi Kosztin, Product Manager, Product Innovation, Netflix, in today’s blog.
“No matter what happens, let your Netflix profile be a constant in a life full of changes so you can sit back, relax and continue watching from where you left off.”
Netflix announced that it would test password sharing features after experiencing a significant drop in subscribers. , reported that around 100 million households share their account passwords.
In March, Netflix launched a feature in Chile, Costa Rica and Peru, making subscribers pay an additional fee for additional people taking advantage of their accounts. In July, Netflix began testing a feature in Argentina, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.
Today’s announcement comes as the streaming giant suffers from the loss of and looks for ways to earn more revenue. Last week, Netflix released its .