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Netflix offers four data usage settings to choose from:

  • Low - 0.3 GB per hour per device

  • Medium - SD: 0.7 GB per hour per device

  • High - Best video quality, up to 3 GB per hour per device for HD, and 7 GB per hour per device for Ultra HD

  • Auto - Adjusts automatically to deliver the highest possible quality, based on your current internet connection speed

Adjust your Netflix data usage settings

Data usage settings only apply to the Netflix profile you set them from, meaning you can have different data usage settings for each profile on your account. If you are concerned about the total amount of data that Netflix uses, be sure to repeat the steps below for each profile.

  1. From a web browser, go to your Account page.

  2. Select a profile name from Profile & Parental Controls.

  3. Select Change for Playback settings.

  4. Select your desired data usage setting.
    NOTE: Restricting data usage may affect video quality.

  5. Save changes. Your changes will take effect within 8 hours.

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