How to Stream Netflix on Discord (2024 Full Guide with Images)

Do you need help figuring out how to stream Netflix on Discord? You're in the right place! Streaming services are a great way to watch endless amounts of your favorite TV shows, movies, and more. But if you want to share what you're watching with friends or family, it can be difficult finding the best platform for doing so. That's where Discord comes in! In this blog, we'll go over how easily and quickly you can start streaming Netflix content on Discord for everyone to watch together.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Apr 19, 2024

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Are you a Netflix fanatic looking for an easy way to share your favorite shows and movies with friends? Do you want to be able to watch together, in real-time, while living miles apart? If so, we have just the thing: streaming Netflix on Discord!

With this simple step-by-step guide, you can join forces with your pals and transform your Discord experience into an immersive movie night - all from the comfort of your own home. Whether for a virtual game night or just for weekly chill sessions with pals, let's explore how easily one can set up Netflix streaming on Discord.

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Can You Screen Share Netflix on Discord?

Of course, yes! You can screen share Netflix or stream Netflix on Discord. Some people ask: why can't I stream Netflix on Discord? Well, to get the job done successfully, you need to make some basic preparations listed below:

  • 😇Make sure you have an active Netflix plan
  • 🎈Download and install the Discord app. Then create a Discord server for streaming
  • ⭐Need a Nitro subscription if you want to adjust the stream quality and more
  • 🔔Turn off both the hardware acceleration in your browsers and Discord (avoid the black screen during streaming)

With all things done, let's dig into the details to share the Netflix screen on Discord. If you think this post is helpful, don't forget to share it on social sites by clicking the below sharing buttons!


How to Stream Netflix on Discord (Step-by-Step Guide)

It is not difficult to stream Netflix on Discord on your PC or Mac, only if you follow the below-detailed guide. Now, let's get started!

Step 1. First of all, you need to go to its official website to get the Discord app. Then, you can sign in by scanning a QR code from the mobile app or using your Discord credentials.

Download Discord

Step 2. There might be a black screen issue for most people who stream Netflix on Discord. So to avoid that problem, you can disable the hardware acceleration. 

Google Chrome: 

  • Open Chrome, click on the three dots menu at the top right, and click "Settings".
  • Click "Advanced" > "System" to disable the toggle that reads "Use hardware acceleration when available".

Diable chrome hardware acceleration


  • Open your Firefox, and click the horizontal three lines to choose the "Settings" option.
  • Click General > Performance to uncheck a checkbox that reads "Use recommended performance settings".

disable firefox hardware acceleration

Step 3. Play the movie or video that you want to stream from Netflix. Next, minimize the tab and open the Discord app.

Play Netflix video

Step 4. Open the Discord app on your computer, then click "Settings" in the bottom left corner.

Choose settings button on Discord

Step 5. Click "Activity Status" > "Add it!" on the Settings page. Once done, you will see a list of apps running in the background. Next, pick the browser window with Netflix and click the "Add Game" button.

Add it button

Step 6. Next, click on the "Stream" button present above your username. Once you have picked the channel and stream quality, click "Go Live" to start streaming Netflix on Discord.

Go live

That's all for how to stream Netflix on Discord!

If you used to watch some video tutorials for sharing Netflix screen on Discord, you can also check the below video content:

How to Stream Netflix on Discord

Pro Tip: Record Netflix Videos for Sharing

If you sometimes want to save some brilliant videos from Netflix for offline watching, an excellent screen recorder can be much helpful. EaseUS RecExperts is a versatile tool that allows you to capture movies from popular streaming video sites, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube live, Hulu, etc. 

With its help, you can choose your recording area flexibly, like an entire screen, a specific region, etc. Once selected, you are able to hit the "REC" button to start your recording. When it finishes, you can even export your recordings in various formats based on your needs. Most importantly, this unlimited screen recorder makes it possible to record screen as long as you want, leaving no watermark on your recordings.

Step 1. Launch the EaseUS RecExperts, and click the downward triangle to find the "Enhanced mode" button that looks like a small TV on the left panel.

Find and Click Enhanced Mode

Step 2. Select to record the webcam, system sound, or the microphone. You can see popular streaming sites in this interface, including YouTube, Netflix, Vimeo, Amazon Prime, Disney, Hulu, etc. Then, click a site, and you will be lead to its official website.

Choose a Site

Step 3. Go back to EaseUS RecExperts and click the "REC" to proceed. The recording will start after a 3-second countdown. You can see a task bar on your screen. Choose the corresponding button on it to pause or stop the recording.

Start Recording

Step 4. When the recording is over, you will be lead to the preview interface where you can view and edit the recorded videos. Here you can eidt, take screenshots from the recording, or, adjust the volume and playback speed as you like.

View and Edit the Recording

The Bottom Line

Luckily, streaming Netflix on Discord is super easy, so you can watch your favorite shows and movies with friends. All you need to do is to follow the simple steps shown on this page, and you're good to go! We hope this guide was helpful and that now you can enjoy streaming Netflix with your friends on Discord.

How to Stream Netflix on Discord FAQs

1. Is it possible to stream Netflix on Discord?

Sure! You can stream Netflix on Discord easily and quickly, as Discord enables streaming your favorite Netflix experience using the screen share feature.

2. How do I share my Netflix screen on Discord?

One of the most common reasons is the DRM limitations, and you will find the Netflix black screen on Discord due to the hardware acceleration. To deal with the problem, you'd best disable it. Based on the browser you are using, there are different methods to disable the hardware acceleration. 

3. Why Netflix cannot play on Discord?

Discord often needs administrative access to your computer. If your drivers are not functioning, you won't be able to watch a movie or be a part of the game, as you won't be able to hear anything. So, if you find Netflix cannot play on Discord, you'd better check your drivers first.

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One-click to capture anything on screen!

No Time Limit, No watermark

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