Netflix to Stop Working on Older Devices from Samsung, Roku and Vizio Next Month

Netflix says older gadgets, together with TVs from Samsung and Vizio and first-gen Roku boxes will see the streaming app prevent running on December 1, 2019.

Samsung’s U.S. enhance web site says:

Due to technical barriers, Netflix will not be supported on 2020 and 2020 TVs starting on December 1st, 2019. If you will have one of the affected fashions, you may even see a message in your TV indicating that Netflix will not be to be had in this tool. You’ll nonetheless have the ability to watch Netflix in your TV by way of connecting some other tool with Netflix on it.

As for Vizio, good TVs four years or older will lose Netflix enhance as of December, 2019 as neatly, reports Cord Cutters. If your Vizio good TV has a pop-up caution pronouncing Netflix is finishing on December 1, you already know you’ll be affected.

Older Roku avid gamers also are suffering from this, together with first-generation avid gamers made in 2020 or previous, set to in a similar fashion lose Netflix get right of entry to on December 1.

What to do in case your TV is ready to lose Netflix enhance? The simple manner is to shop for a quite inexpensive Amazon Fire TV stick ($49.99 CAD) or Roku stick ($44.99 CAD), which helps Netflix, Apple TV+, Disney+ (Nov. 12!) and extra, to deliver the most recent media apps for your getting old tv.

[by means of The Verge]