How Much Data Does Netflix Use To Stream Videos

Netflix is a video streaming service, allow you to watch your favorite movies and TV shows over the Internet. It depends on the package you have selected, you will need to pay different monthly subscription fees.

For example: In the U.S market, you have to pay $7.99 per month for the Basic plan. This plan doesn’t come with HD quality and only able to view videos on a single screen at the same time. Meanwhile, the Standard plan, which will cost you $9.99 per month, you will able to watch videos in HD quality and able to use the account in two devices at the same time.

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If you ready to spend $11.99 per month for Netflix, you will able to watch both HD and Ultra HD movies, and have the ability to view videos in up to 4 devices. The Netflix cost maybe change and variety, depends on the country you are living. A few days ago, the company has announced that their service is now live in 130 new countries including India and Russia.

How Much Data Does Netflix Use To Stream Your Favorite Videos

As you known, Netflix offers different data quality settings of videos, and so these settings will impact the data usage. If you are using mobile broadband (3G or 4G) to watch movies & TV shows, make sure you have selected the right video quality in “Manage video quality” section. Adjusting your data usage settings for your Netflix account is the easiest solution to reduce the amount of data used while watching Netflix videos.

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Basically, Netflix is using about 0.3GB per hour (or 300MB) for the low video quality, 0.7GB per hour (or 700B) for the medium video quality, up to 3GB per hour for the HD quality and 7GB per hour for the Ultra HD quality.

In order to adjust video quality, log in to your Netflix account, go to “Your Account” > “Playback Settings”.

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In the next step, you will see four options to select: Auto, Low, Medium and High. Select the quality you want and click on the “Save” button.

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If you are streaming videos from a smartphone or tablet, you will able to track your data usage. There are also many apps that will help you to track how much data you are using each month.

Due to the differences about, data caps, internet speeds, and network configuration of users, we can’t give you any universally applicable recommended setting for Netflix. Just take some time to experiment with each setting to determine which setting works best for your needs.