Bid goodbye to Netflix on your rooted Android smartphone

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Bid goodbye to Netflix on your rooted Android smartphone

The popular streaming service has reportedly stopped supporting the app on rooted or unlocked Android devices. With the latest version, users won't be able to download or update the app on their rooted or unlocked Android smartphones. If you have been ...

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