How To Block Shows On Netflix

How To Block Shows On Netflix

Updated on November 18, 2022 11:58 AM by Andrew Koschiev

Netflix is an OTT streaming platform that contains many great Movies and Shows. Over recent years, Netflix has been regarded as one of the most popular streaming platforms, and Netflix is the largest entertainment media company by market capitalization.

Netflix contains many great movies and shows, but some of its shows contain adult content inappropriate for kids. However, Netflix has included Netflix Parental Controls, allowing parents to restrict some of these adult-themed shows for their kids.

But you can also block various shows on Netflix, setting up different parental control techniques in Netflix.

Why Block Netflix Shows?

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Netflix has many great Movies and Shows. It is quite famous and trending these days, not only among teenagers but kids and the old generation are also using this platform for streaming their favorite shows and movies.

Netflix contains many great movies and shows, but all of these shows and movies are not appropriate for kids. Netflix also includes 18+ themed movies and shows inappropriate for your kids. As a parent, you don’t want your Kid to watch such inappropriate shows and movies, affecting their mental, emotional, and physical health.

That’s why Netflix provides a feature called ‘parental Control’ through which you can easily block shows and content inappropriate for your Kid. You can also block shows on Netflix following various methods and steps; this guide will provide details about these methods.

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Ways To Block Netflix Shows

We have included all the required information and steps to be followed to Block Netflix shows, and let’s have a look:

Create Kids Profile

In the account setting of Netflix, you can create a kid’s profile. If you select the Kid’s profile option, Netflix will block every inappropriate content and show for your Kid’s age.

Follow these steps to create a kids' account:

  1. Open Netflix
  2. Click on the Account icon and select Manage Profiles.
  3. Click on the Edit icon on the profile you’d like to edit.
  4. Now click on “Allowed TV shows and Movies” and Select “Little children only.”
  5. Click on Save

By saving these settings, you can use Netflix, and only the Shows and Movies appropriate for kids will be shown.

How To Lock Your Profile On Netflix?

Netflix allows its users to lock their profiles for privacy and security purposes. Profile Locking System allows your kids only to access their accounts, not others. Profile Locking System is regarded as one of Netflix’s best features for parental control, and you can use PINs to lock your profiles.

Follow these steps to Lock Your Profile on Netflix:

  1. Open Netflix
  2. Go to your dashboard and search for Profile Lock in the Menu bar.
  3. Re-enter your password for confirmation.
  4. A pin code box will pop up in the box. You have to create your PIN and save it.
  5. Now, on the locked profile’s side, you will find a small box to click on and enter your pin to access the account.

Following these steps, you can lock your profile and make your profile more secure and private.

How To See What Your Kids Are Watching On Netflix?

You can monitor and view your kids’ activities, what they are watching, or what they have watched by checking out their history, and if your kids are watching some inappropriate content or show, you can block them.

Follow these steps to monitor your kid’s activity on Netflix:

  1. Open Netflix
  2. Go to the dashboard.
  3. Click on the viewing activity menu.
  4. Click on View from the options.
  5. Now you can view the watch history of your kids.

If your kids are watching inappropriate content or shows, you can easily take action and block them.


Netflix contains many great shows and movies, but it also includes shows and movies inappropriate for kids with adult content. As a parent, it’s your responsibility to ensure your kid’s security and safety, but kids spend more time on electronic gadgets like phones, laptops, desktops, etc. It is possible that they can view some inappropriate or 18+ content on the internet or while using Netflix, so you need to block some of the shows from Netflix. So, it is necessary as a parent to block these shows so that your kids don’t get access to inappropriate content. Hence, parents can block some shows on Netflix following the above-given steps and ensure that their kids don’t get access to these contents.

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