Netflix has literally changed the way we watch movies and TV shows. The company was founded by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in the year 1977. It has become the go-to app for streaming all over the world. Whatever you want to watch, with its variety of shows and movies, Netflix has got you covered. The service also has a long history, the transition from a door-to-door DVR service to now being one of the biggest streaming services. The company also has its own exclusive shows under ‘Netflix Originals’ and also streams many shows and movies exclusively.
Recently, some users have been facing a issue while using Netflix. The video gets stuck at 5 percent buffering screen. This could be an issue due to your internet so first things first, check your network connection. If your problem does not resolve, follow the steps below:-
For Mobile Phones or Tablets
If you are facing this issue, first check your data connection. If the problems still persists, open the App settings in your phone’s Settings app. Tap on Netflix and clear the cache and app data. One other solution is to try re-installing the Netflix app or reducing your streaming quality.
If you are streaming Netflix on Chromecast and you face this buffering issue, try to restart your Chromecast and check your network connection. If the issue has still not resolved, press and hold the Reset button your Chromecast remote for 15 seconds. This should resolve the buffering issue.
For Smart TVs
The first thing that you should try is to unplug the TV and try again after sometime. If this does not resolve issue, try to re-install the Netflix app. One other method to solve this issue is to factory reset your TV settings. But we remind you, this will erase all data and settings of your TV.
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