Here's How To Stop Netflix's New Ads In Between Episodes
Netflix is experimenting with playing ads and is currently in its testing phase, some users are seeing trailers for Netflix Originals in between episodes of whatever shows they are marthoning via the streaming service.
If you don't want to sit through a preview for a Netflix Original in themiddle of aCheers marathon because you are worried it will harsh your marathon momentum, there is something you can do about it. The promos can totally be skipped, so hit that skip button if you are so inclined.
You can also opt out of this test entirely!
For anyone who’s uninterested in seeing any handpicked promos, CNET has offered up a step-by-step guide toopting out of the trailers. First, pull up the streaming service in a browser, not the app. Then, head on over to your account page and look for the words “Test participation” in the Settings category. Click Test participation, turn off the “Include me in tests and previews” option, hit the Done button, and say goodbye to mid-marathon Netflix ads. Er, say goodbye to Netflix’s mid-marathon personalized recommendations test phase; if and when this feature goes from test to permanent, then it is back to the drawing board.