It is an extension of the platform to bring together the friends and family that we are away from home, through which we can follow its content simultaneously. So, it will be possible to chat and comment in real time what is happening with the members of the group. A useful tool, especially now with the circumstances of confinement in which we live.
Why is not Netflix Party for Android in an official way?
A useful tool that, unfortunately, is not available for mobile platforms. As mentioned in a press release by Netflix, will only be available for the web version of computers, so that we’re not going to find this new functionality to Android.
The reason? What is certain is that Netflix Party is not implemented in full in the own platform, but operates as a web extension. This extension is downloaded from the store of Google Chrome, and we know that by the time the Android software is not compatible with the operation of extension sites, what is impossible to get for mobile devices this great tool
How to get Netflix Party on Android
However, there are reasons for hope. More than hope, it is a reality, since it is possible to meet friends to watch our favourite movies and tv shows, although external to the app Netflix. Nothing illegal and completely freeit is simply a tool that will help us to chat with people while we use the streaming platform.
The app external we will use is Rave, which we can find in Google Play for free. Thanks to her, we can view content simultaneously with people at a distance and comment on what happens. However, it is compatible with many more platforms of streaming video, such as YouTube, Vimeo and even Google Drive, although we will focus on Netflix.
To do this, we enter into the implementation of Rave and click on the ” + ” sign, located in the lower right corner. From there, we chose Netflix as a platform for sharing content with friends and family, and we enter with our usual. Really the function of the app is the simulate the web version of Netflixso that it can be supported, this functionality of Party, something that you can corroborate with the layout of the interface and load times. Then select the series you want to see in the company and the chapter in question, although we have already mentioned that it also serves to movies.
The video will be played automatically, so we should pause before adding to friends. It consists of several parameters to adjust, as the privacy chatif we want it to be public or only to our immediate circle, or the method we will use to invite members, whether it be WhatsApp, Telegram, SMS or via a link. In addition, it is possible to vote the content once seen by the members, and even activate or deactivate the microphones of the group, especially if the chat is public.