How to Host a Netflix watch party over Discord with your friends?

March 16, 2023

Streaming Netflix through Discord allows you to communicate with friends while watching something together, even if you’re far apart. If you’re using Discord on a Mac or Windows computer, here’s what you’ll want to do to stream Netflix.

How to stream Netflix on Discord?

To start streaming Netflix content on Discord, first, launch your favorite web browser on your Windows or Mac computer and visit the Netflix website. Sign in to your account on that site. Keep your web browser running in the background and launch the Discord application.

Method 1

1. Go to VOICE CHANNELS. Click the Share Your Screen icon.

2. Choose the browser that streams Netflix.

3. Click Go Live.

Method 2

1. In the lower left corner of the Discord application, select User Settings (a gear icon).

3. From the left sidebar, select “Register Games”. In the right pane, select “Add it”.

4. In the box that opens, click on the “Select” drop-down menu and select the web browser you have open. Then, click on “Add Game”.

5. Press Esc to close the Discord settings window. On Discord’s main screen, in the left sidebar, click on the server you want to stream Netflix to.

6. Then, in the bottom left corner of the application, click on the monitor icon next to your web browser.

7. You will see a “Screen Share” window. Here, click on the “SELECT A VOICE CHANNEL” menu and select the channel you want to start streaming. Select the desired streaming resolution and FPS (frames per second) in the “STREAM QUALITY” section. To start streaming, at the bottom of the “Screen Share” window, click “Go Live”. You will see a floating window on the screen that lets you watch your Netflix stream on Discord.

8. When you’d like to stop streaming, then in the floating window’s bottom-right corner, click the “X” icon.

Note that screen sharing on Discord may be limited by your internet connection speed and computer performance, so make sure your device and connection are strong enough to handle the task.

How to fix Black Screen Issue while Streaming Netflix on Discord?

1. Disable Hardware Acceleration in Discord

  1. Launch Discord and click User Settings in the left bottom corner.
  2. Click Advanced in the lift sidebar.
  3. Turn off Hardware Acceleration.

2. Turn Off Hardware Acceleration in Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and click the three-dots icon in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Select System from the left sidebar,
  4. Turn off “Use hardware acceleration when available.” 

If the get an error saying “The app doesn’t have permission to record your screen,” check your app permissions for Discord and make sure you have Microphone and Camera enabled permissions for Discord!

On Windows:

n Windows 11, use the Privacy page to choose which apps can use a particular feature. Select Start  > Settings  > Privacy & security. Select an App permission (for example, Location) then choose which apps can access it. 

In Windows 10, use the Privacy page to choose which apps can use a particular feature. Select Start  > Settings  > Privacy. Select the app (for example, Calendar) and choose which app permissions are on or off. 

On Mac:

Choose Apple menu  > System Settings, then click Privacy & Security. Click Microphone & Screen Recording, make sure Discord is checked.

Besides Discord, there are also some other ways to watch Netflix together with friends in a watch party , such as Teleparty function (formerly called Netflix Party).

How to download Netflix videos to MP4?

Pazu Netflix Video Downloader is a professional video downloader, which can download Netflix movies and TV shows in MP4 or MKV format and lets you watch them freely on any device. Adopting the advanced information analyzing system, it is capable of searching for Netflix titles quickly by keywords or URL of the video. Besides that, Pazu Netflix Video Downloader can retain original audio tracks and subtitles in multiple languages. You can save the subtitles files in three types: internal subtitles, external subtitles, and hardcode subtitles. We will show you how to use Pazu Netflix Video Downloader to download and save Venom: Let There Be Carnage on your computer.

Netflix Video Downloader

Download Netflix movies & TV shows to MP4 with HD quality. 

  • Download movies & TV shows from Netflix.
  • Download video in 1080P.
  • Preserve audio tracks and subtitles.
  • Fast downloading speed.

The following is the detailed tutorial to download movies and TV shows from Netflix with Pazu Netflix Video Downloader.

Step 1. Sign in to your Netflix Account 

Run Pazu Netflix Video Downloader on Windows and Mac, you will be prompt to log in to Netflix. Or enter any word into the search bar, and press the search button, then the login window will appear. Enter your account info to sign in Netflix on Pazu Netflix Video Downloader.

Step 2. Customize the output settings

Click the gear icon on the top right corner to select the video format, codec, audio and subtitle languages, output folder, etc. 

  • Video format: MP4 or MKV
  • Video codec: H264 or H265
  • Audio language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Subtitle language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese

Step 3. Search Netflix movies or TV shows

After logging into your account, type Venom: Let There Be Carnage in the search field and click the search icon. Or copy and paste the URL of Venom: Let There Be Carnage( to the search box.

Step 4. Download Netflix movies or TV shows

After doing all the changes, simply click on the download button. For movie, the downloading starts immediately. For TV show, you will be presented with all episodes. Select the seasons and episodes you want to download.

Then click Download button on the right bottom corner. The downloading begins.

Step 5 Watch Netflix offline

After downloading the Netflix movies and TV shows, you can watch them offline anywhere and anytime.