8 must-know keyboard shortcuts while watching Netflix

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We get it, you’re lazy. And so are we.

Although nothing beats the simplicity of watching streaming video on a smartphone, keyboards can be pretty damn useful too.

If you’re watching Netflix on a bit screen with a wireless keyboard, or from a laptop on a plane, remember these simple but key keyboard shortcuts to make your binge-session much, much easier.

  • Want to access full screen mode? Press F.
  • If you wish to escape from full screen mode, press ESC.
  • Want to pause your current series or movie? Press Page Down.
  • Want to play the paused content again? Press Page Up.
  • Space Bar will also pause/play content.
  • Is there an awkward scene you need to mute immediately? Hit M.
  • Not interested in using the seek bar to fast forward? Use the Shift/Right Arrow combo.
  • To rewind, use Shift/Left Arrow.

Feature image: Netflix, supplied

Andy Walker
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