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Chapter 8. Streaming Netflix and Hulu Pl... > Streaming Netflix and Hulu Plus Vide...

Streaming Netflix and Hulu Plus Videos to Your NOOK Tablet

Both the Netflix and Hulu Plus apps start out almost the same. You need to sign in with a username and password. If you don’t have one, you can request one from the Start screen. If this is the first time using Netflix or Hulu Plus, you can sign up for a free trial. With Netflix, the opening screen provides a link to to sign up for an account. The Hulu Plus app enables you to set up an account within the app. After you enter your username and password, the two apps—while offering streaming content—do operate differently, so now take a look at each.


To use Netflix on your NOOK Color, you need to install the Netflix app from

Using Netflix

Using the Netflix app is a straightforward thing. When you sign in, you see a screen divided into rows like the NOOK Tablet Library shelves (see Figure 8.1). If you have started watching any video, it appears at the top under Continue Watching. Just tap the red play arrow to start watching where you left off. The video player has the standard pause, play, fast forward, and reverse options. In the bottom right of the player, you may see a little bubble. Tap it to get options for subtitles and language options (if available). Tap the return arrow to go back to the main Netflix app.


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