Is there an app to play videos from Netflix and Hulu for the Android?

  • Voted to close - you can search the Market or other app aggregation sites for an app. – Matt Casto Sep 15 '10 at 20:31
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    Every question on this site could be answered by searching some other site. – Michael Paulukonis Sep 17 '10 at 13:51
  • @OtherMichael: That is true. – abhi Sep 17 '10 at 17:53
  • Do you mean a single app that plays can play both /either Netflix and Hulu? If not, then let's edit this to omit the Hulu double-barrel question. – user29020 Sep 25 '14 at 2:13

Yes there is!

Today Netflix released an offical App.

Netflix Blog post about release.

Currently Netflix playback is supported on the following phones:

  • HTC Incredible with Android 2.2

  • HTC Nexus One with Android 2.2, 2.3

  • HTC Evo 4G with Android 2.2

  • HTC G2 with Android 2.2

  • Samsung Nexus S with Android 2.3

If you don't have one of these devices but you do have an HTC or Samsung device you can try this method here to make the Netflix app work on your device. I have not tried this myself as I have one of the supported devices. Try this at your own risk

  • Odd, looks like they've pulled the blog post "Sorry, the page you were looking for in the blog The Official Netflix Blog does not exist." and there's no sign of it on the blog anymore. – GAThrawn May 13 '11 at 9:59
  • The blog post is back up. I guess there was an issue with Blogger yesterday/today. – Daniel May 14 '11 at 2:55
  • Doesn't work with either of my two phones. :) – abhi May 15 '11 at 22:22
  • @abhi I added a new link at the bottom for a possible work around. – Daniel May 15 '11 at 22:47
  • Netflix recently added three new supported phones: Motorola Droid, LG Revolution, and Casio G'zOne Commando C771 (all require Android 2.2) – mcrumley Jun 12 '11 at 7:36

Netflix recently posted on their blog that they will begin to roll out support for individual devices in the coming year, but not a generic Netflix app. They claim:

The hurdle has been the lack of a generic and complete platform security and content protection mechanism available for Android.

You can read the entire post at http://blog.netflix.com/2010/11/netflix-on-android.html .


As of today, no there is nothing public. Like Matt says, you can find this out through other sites instead of asking here. A simple Google search will give you results of speculation and rumor like this:


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    Chris, the whole point of this site is to aggregate answers. "Everything" is available via google if your google-fu is up to snuff. For most people, it ain't. If you found something via google, link to it and/or analyze the results. – Michael Paulukonis Sep 17 '10 at 13:52

No, as of Sept. 18, 2010, but according to this story Netflix appears to have hired Android developers, almost certainly for this purpose: http://www.downloadsquad.com/2010/08/10/netflix-android-app/


No NetFlix yet (Sept 2010), but there is BitBop mobile TV for Android $9.99/month.

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