Netflix No Longer Works On Rooted Android Smartphones

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Netflix No Longer Works On Rooted Android Smartphones

Netflix will no longer work on rooted Android smartphones, the news was confirmed in an official statement that was given to Android Police by Netflix. The company has revealed that rooted Android phones and also non Google certified devices will no longer work with their app, you can see the official statement from Netflix below.

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