Privacy is important, should be respected, and is everyone’s right. It must be within everyone’s reach. Netflix may put a ban on password sharing, till then, you need to keep your Netflix profile locked so that others (friends, family members, partners) cannot mess up your watch history or peek into your privacy. If you want to keep your watch history and watchlist private, I recommend turning on the Netflix profile lock immediately.
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We’ve compiled a quick guide to lock Netflix profiles with a passcode in 2023. In this guide, you’ll learn to put a PIN on your Netflix profile.
Keep your Netflix profile private by following these simple steps:
1. Open Netflix and log into your account
2. Click your profile name on the top right corner of the screen
3. Select “Account” from the drop-down menu
4. Click the profile you want to lock
5. Click on “Change” next to “Profile Lock”
6. Enter your account password when prompted
7. Select your 4-digit PIN to unlock your Netflix profile
8. Click “Save” to apply changes
These were the simple steps, using which, you can put a lock on your Netflix profile. From now onwards, you’ll need to put in the 4-digit PIN you created.
You can also read our guide to lock your Netflix screen here.
Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Qs):
Q: How to remove my Netflix profile lock?
Answer: To remove the lock/PIN from your Netflix profile, follow the same steps.
1. Go to Netflix Account settings
2. Find the profile you want to remove the lock from
3. Click change, right next to your profile name
4. Enter password and change PIN
5. Save changes
Q: Why is my Netflix locked with a PIN?
Answer: Your Netflix profile is locked with a PIN because you’ve set a profile lock from account settings. You can turn it off by navigating to Accounts > Profile > Change PIN.
Q: What does Netflix profile lock do?
Answer: Netflix profile lock helps you keep your Netflix profile private. This way, if you’re sharing passwords with anyone else, they won’t be able to see your watch history or what you’re currently watching.