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Netflix App for Android Arrives for Select Devices



Finally, after what seemed like an eternity, the official Netflix application for Android has arrived on the Android Market.

Netflix for Android

However, there is some bad news that comes attached to the app, something that is surely not going to sit well with a good amount of Android owners. It’s only available for select phones and that list includes:

  • 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

So, no support for phones like the HTC ThunderBolt, the Motorola Droid X or the HTC Incredible 2. Yet. Netflix has indicated via its blog that this is an initial roll out and it will be coming to other device soon.

For those of you who are able to get the application, Netflix’s Android app is going to perform like the one on iOS with features that include:

Watch as often as you want.

  • Resume watching where you left off on your TV or computer.
  • Browse movies and manage your instant Queue right from your phone.

If you have one of those five devices, you can find the application on the Android Market if you head right here.



  1. Dianneonly

    06/10/2011 at 4:17 pm

    The market will not download the to my EVO PHONE. It keeps saying it is incompatible. So where do we go for the download?

  2. Jftimms69

    06/20/2011 at 9:21 pm

    One need to fix the issue. They say the netflex app is available for HTC evo 4-G 2.2 I have
    Searched can’t find it any where. They need to fix the issue’s. Before they get get taken to court for false advertising.

  3. Julie Unger

    09/14/2011 at 11:51 pm

    does anyone else have the sanyo zio by kyocera?  i download the netflix app, all goes well
    until i want to watch a movie, then the app stalls and resorts back to the home page….

    looking for a  solution, could use some tech help,
    called netflix tech support, but none received, just empty promises….

    • Brian

      10/23/2011 at 7:38 am

      @Julie….i have the Zio and have the exact same problem….have not bee able to find a fix

  4. Tommy

    11/08/2012 at 12:29 pm

    I also have the Zio. Audio works fine but video is a few seconds slow and is very poor.

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