Can I Block A Show On Netflix?

Can I Block A Show On Netflix?
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How to prevent your children from watching particular Netflix series:

Streaming services like Netflix appeal to a wide range of people, but they are especially popular among families with young children.

When you're breastfeeding at 3 a.m. or when the kids finally go to sleep, you can watch high-quality shows. An entire series can be streamed by parents for a date night. While the children are occupied with their favorite show, parents can get the meal on the table.

I'm not sure why parents don't want their children to watch "Clifford the Big Red Dog" or "Happy Birthday Barney," but I can see how those shows might irritate parents.

This trick was shared by Our Good Family to keep your child from watching shows you don't want them to see. It was "Transformers," "Goosebumps," and "My Little Pony" for this mom.

Make it impossible to watch specific shows

You can do the following to narrow your search:

Select "Manage Profiles" from Netflix's website to edit your account information.

Add an adult profile to the "Kids" profile and remove the "Kids" profile.

To get to the offending show, go to the "Kids" profile and select it. The shows will be grayed out if you select the "Thumbs Down" icon.

By clicking the "Thumbs Down" icon, you can block all the shows you don't want your children to watch.

You can do this by returning to "Manage Profiles" and checking the box for "Kids."

Select "Only for Small Children" or "Only for Older Children and Below."

It may take some time before the shows you've blocked are no longer listed as top recommendations. Eventually, however, they vanish.

Selecting maturity ratings or block names

If you give a profile a maturity rating, only shows, movies, and games that have that rating will be shown to that user. In addition, you can restrict access to specific TV shows and films on a per-profile basis.

Set a profile's maturity level.

Go to your account page in a web browser.

Navigate to the Profile & Parental Controls section for the account you wish to modify.

View Restrictions can be changed.

Please enter your Netflix username and password to continue.

Decide what shows and movies are appropriate for that particular profile based on their Mature audience rating.

NOTE: Game ratings are based on the TV show or movie maturity settings that have been selected for the profile. More information can be found at Netflix's Maturity ratings for games.

Select the option to save your changes. Maturity-level shows, movies, and games will be deleted from the profile.

See I can't change the maturity ratings in the Netflix Kids experience if you're having trouble altering a child's profile's maturity level.

Put a hold on or take away the ability to view a particular show or film

Go to your account page in a web browser.

Navigate to the Profile & Parental Controls section for the account you wish to modify.

View Restrictions can be changed.

Please enter your Netflix username and password to continue.

Click on the title when it appears under Title Restrictions and types the show or movie's name.

Select the X next to the title name to remove it from your restricted list.

Select the option to save your changes. Title Restrictions will be removed from any TV shows or films marked red.

NOTE: Your device may need to be restarted for the new settings to be reflected. Switch to a different profile, then switch back. – To refresh:

– Sign out of your device and sign back in, or do the opposite and sign out and back in.

Using parental controls on Netflix, you can ensure that your children are only watching content that is appropriate for their age.

Netflix's parental controls allow you to block shows and movies from being streamed to your account.

Netflix gives you the option to restrict content by age group or block specific shows and movies.

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Not all of Netflix's shows and movies are appropriate for children. Netflix used to leave parental control over what their children watched to them, but now a four-digit PIN number can be used to block specific shows and movies.

A new feature allows you to make your own judgments about what shows and films are appropriate for children. Here's how you can block Netflix shows.

Can I Block A Show On Netflix?


The first step is to log in to Netflix as usual and select your profile icon.

Click "Account" in the drop-down menu that appears when you hover your mouse cursor over your profile icon.

When prompted, select "Account" from the dropdown menu that appears.

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When you get to the bottom of the page, click "Parental controls."

"Parental controls" is the option you'll want.

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Click "Continue" after entering your Netflix username and password.

Select the "Continue" option and enter your password.

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When you're done, click "Create PIN" and type in a four-digit number. Click "Save" when you're finished.

When you're done, click "Save."

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6. Click "Restrict by Maturity Level" at the bottom of the screen. In order to restrict content to users of a certain age group, select the age level you want to restrict, such as "Older Kids."

Make sure the content is appropriate for your children's age range.

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Toward the bottom of the page, click "Restrict Titles." Press enter to start typing the show or movie title that you want to block. Once it appears in the drop-down list, click on its name. Each show or film you wish to restrict should be treated in the same way.

You can also choose to block specific shows.

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Users who do not have your 4-digit PIN should no longer be able to post any unwanted content (ideally, the youngest ones).

Using your PIN to access content that has been restricted to a specific age group may not be the best solution if you find that the content is still accessible to that age group without the use of your PIN. Contact Netflix Support if the issue persists after you've tried these steps.