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07 Feb 2019

Use this extension to skip Netflix intros and recaps automatically

This extension automatically skips Netflix intros, recaps

Today, Netflix packs an insanely massive collection of handpicked movies, shows, and originals.

The platform serves as the one-stop shop for entertainment, and you can make your experience even more exciting.

How? By using 'Netflix Extended', a tool that adds a range of capabilities into the Netflix player, including automatic skipping of intros and recaps.

Here's how it works.

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This extension automatically skips Netflix intros, recaps
So, what is Netflix Extended?

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So, what is Netflix Extended?

Basically, Netflix Extended is a browser extension that adds various new features into the Netflix player.

You can install it on Google Chrome and tweak settings to adjust how Netflix behaves on your laptop.

There are many available options, but the particularly handy ones are those that automatically skip intros and recaps.

So, no more skipping manually while binging shows on the web.

Play random clips with 'R'

With Netflix Extended, you can also hit the 'R' button on Netflix's home page to start any random movie or TV show from the video selection screen of the platform. This can come handy when you can't really decide what to watch.

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Shortcuts

Also, you get a bunch of shortcuts to use

Along with automatic skipping, you also get a bunch of keyboard-based shortcuts to control Netflix.

For instance, while watching a show, you can hit 'N' key to move ahead to the next episode or 'B' to go back to it.

You can also use up and down arrow keys to turn the volume up or down or M key to mute/unmute it.

Other handy Netflix Extended features

Other capabilities

Other handy Netflix Extended features

Among other capabilities, Netflix Extended allows users to mute trailers that automatically play on the home page of Netflix.

More interestingly, you also get options to disable touchscreen-based play/pause controls as well as a way to pause a playing video when the tab is switched.

The latter, in particular, can prove useful if you often check emails while binging shows.

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Is Netflix extended safe to use?

Is this extension available for Mozilla Firefox?

Is there any tool for mobile users?

Is Netflix Extended free to download?

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Is Netflix extended safe to use?

Asked on 07-02-2019 by Amit Bose

Answered by NewsBytes

We tried the extension and can say that it is safe to use.

Is this extension available for Mozilla Firefox?

Asked on 07-02-2019 by Angel Singhal

Answered by NewsBytes

No. This extension is only available for those using Google Chrome.

Is there any tool for mobile users?

Asked on 07-02-2019 by Shreyas Malhotra

Answered by NewsBytes

No, there's no tool like this for those using Netflix on Android or iOS devices.

Is Netflix Extended free to download?

Asked on 07-02-2019 by Ankita Patel

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes. You can install it on your Chrome browser for free.

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