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Netflix Will No Longer Work On Rooted Android Devices by giftedben: 7:51am On May 16, 2017
If you have a rooted Android device, be aware that you may no longer be able to use the Netflix app going forward. The streaming company confirmed that its latest app update will block devices that are not “Google-certified or have been altered” from accessing the mobile service.

While Netflix did not specify why exactly it decided to stop playing nice with rooted devices, the fact that Version 5 of the Netflix app leans on Google’s Widevine digital rights management solution suggests some obvious reasons. As Engadget points out, the purpose of the DRM is to protect media companies from piracy; rooted devices that give users control over the operating system have a greater possibility of circumventing the barrier put forward by the DRM.

Though Netflix’s actions may seem well-intentioned, it does negatively impact users who’ve rooted their devices simply for greater control and customization of their phones rather than to bypass security measures. To see if your device is affected, check the Netflix app on the Google Play Store , and you’ll see whether the app is still compatible. If not, Android Police suggests a workaround of directly downloading Netflix APKs to receive the latest updates on a blocked device.

Re: Netflix Will No Longer Work On Rooted Android Devices by Officialkplus(m): 8:17am On May 16, 2017
Is it working in Nigeria
Re: Netflix Will No Longer Work On Rooted Android Devices by giftedben: 8:28am On May 16, 2017
Officialkplus:
Is it working in Nigeria
Head over to Netflix.com Click on “Get started:, select the plan that you want and proceed. The first month on Netflix is free
Re: Netflix Will No Longer Work On Rooted Android Devices by khalhokage(m): 9:50am On May 16, 2017
Or install xposed framework and hide your root status.

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Re: Netflix Will No Longer Work On Rooted Android Devices by ameda11: 11:40am On May 17, 2017
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Re: Netflix Will No Longer Work On Rooted Android Devices by ayush9861: 7:43pm On May 19, 2017
Re: Netflix Will No Longer Work On Rooted Android Devices by aieromon(m): 10:58am On May 20, 2017
khalhokage:
Or install xposed framework and hide your root status.

Xposed is not available for Android Nougat.

Magisk is the way to go.

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