Netflix started as an online DVD-rental service in 1998 and had more than 20 million subscribers by the end of 2010. In 2008, Netflix added streaming video to its DVD membership for no additional charge. Streaming video can be viewed through your home computer or a Netflix-ready device, like the Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. You can search the Netflix website for selections by genre, viewer ratings and critics' picks, and Netflix offers movie and TV suggestions based on your viewing history. With a click of a button, the DVD is added to your queue.
Visit Netflix.com and log in to your account. Type the name of the movie or TV show you wish to view in the search bar.
Press the red "Add" button to add the title to your DVD queue. Press the "Move to position #1" button to place the new DVD at the top of your queue.
Place your mouse cursor over the blue "Play" button that appears on movies and TV shows that are available for streaming video and click the "Add to Instant Queue" button if you do not want to receive a DVD for the selected title.
Select the "Your Queue" tab, and then choose the "DVD" or "Instant" tab to view, organize and remove movies from those lists.
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