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How Do I Use HORIZON Ultra to Watch Netflix

By XGIMI Tech - 2024-1

Enjoy Your Favorite Enterainment

Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services worldwide, which offers a wide variety of award-winning movies and other content. For entertainment lovers, watching Netflix on a phone, laptop, or TV doesn’t match the experience doing so on a projector offers. The large screen, higher quality, and greater comfort are a massive appeal.

XGIMI takes entertainment higher with their technological advancement in projector design. The long-throw XGIMI HORIZON Ultra offers excellent features like 4K UHD resolution and Dolby Vision for exceptional image quality, Intelligent Screen Adaptation 3.0, Dual Light (LED + Laser), impressive color accuracy, and 2300 lumen brightness. In this article, we will explore the various ways to use the HORIZON Ultra to watch Netflix.

Step-by-Step Guide: Enjoying Netflix on HORIZON Ultra

Here’s how to download and install Netflix to your HORIZON Ultra:

1. Desktop Manager

One easy way to enjoy Netflix on your HORIZON Ultra is by downloading the app through the DesktopManager app on the projector. Follow these easy steps:

Install the Netflix App on your HORIZON Ultra Projector

Here's how to install the app:

Step1: Go to the Google Play Store:

Plug in the XGIMI HORIZON Ultra projector and wait for it to come on. Once it does, you will see an overview of various apps. Using your remote, enter the Google Play Store.

Step 2. Find the DesktopManager App:

Click on the search bar and type in "DesktopManager."

Download and open DesktopManager

Step 3. Download the DesktopManager app:

Click on 'Open' and the DesktopManager app will download. While downloading the app, you may get the following notification: "Give DesktopManager access to photos, media, and files on your device'. Select 'Allow.' Once it has downloaded, click the 'Open' button that appears.

Step 4. Download the Netflix App:

Once you open the app, it will show different app options on the homepage. Find 'Netflix (Recommend)' and click on it to download it. You will be notified and asked if you want to download an unknown app. Grant the DesktopManager access to start downloading the app.

Find Netflix(Recommend) in Desktop ManagerInstalling the Netflix

Step 5. Check the DesktopManager Box:

You will also get a warning that the download may damage your projector. Read through the warming as well as the terms. If you agree, check and tick the 'DesktopManager' box. Your download will continue.

Step 6. Add Netflix to the Home Menu:

Select 'Apps' at the top left corner of the home menu. On the right, a new window will open. You will see the Netflix application, and you can start watching movies.

Add Netflix to the Favourite Apps

2. Watch Netflix on Your HORIZON Ultra Projector

Before watching Netflix on a projector, you must log in or sign up. Here's how to watch Netflix in 4K HORIZON Ultra projector:

Step 1. Open the APK:

Open the Netflix APK on your XGIMI projector

Open the Netflix APK on your XGIMI HORIZON Ultra

Step 2. Log in to the APK:

Once the app has opened, log in or sign up if you don't have an account.

Log in to the APKEnter your Netflix account and password

Step 3. Directory Display Page and Search Page:

A Directory Display Page and Search Page will appear. From the directory list, you can choose from the different available categories, which include ‘only on Netflix,’ ‘recommendations,’ ‘all movies,’ ‘movie genres,’ ‘audio description,’ ‘TV show genres,’ ‘list of all kinds,’ and ‘profiles.’ However, if you want to find a specific movie, you can use the search bar. Type in the movie or show title.

Directory Display Page and Search Page

Step 4. Contents Page:

Using the search bar or following the directory will lead you to the Contents Page. Select a movie and start watching!

Contents Page

TV Stick

Another way to enjoy Netflix on your HORIZON Ultra projector is by connecting it to a TV stick. We will discuss how to watch Netflix using Roku and Amazon Fire TV Stick.

1. Connect the XGIMI HORIZON Ultra to the TV Stick

Follow these steps to do so:

Step 1: Ensure your projector and TV Stick are turned off.

Step 2: Plug one end of the HDMI cable into the Roku/ Fire TV Stick HDMI output port and the other end into the Netflix projector. If you are using a VGA cable, connect the VGA cable to the projector and the VGA adapter to the TV Stick.

Step 3: Plug both devices into the power outlet and turn them on.

Step 4: Once they are on, use the projector remote to select 'Source' from the menu. Select 'Roku/Fire TV Stick

Step 5: Insert the battery into the TV Stick remote to activate the TV Stick.

2. (a) How to Connect Amazon Fire TV to your Netflix Account

Once your Fire TV appears on the screen, you can now connect it to your Netflix account.

Step 1: Using the Fire TV Stick Alexa Voice Remote, follow the instructions to set up Fire TV and sign in to your Amazon account.

Step 2: Once you are signed in, select 'Search' from the home screen on your Netflix projector.

Step 3: In the search bar, type in 'Netflix'. Once it comes up, click on it.

Step 4: Select 'Free' or 'Download' to download Netflix.

Step 5: When the download is completed, select 'Open' and follow the instructions on the screen to log in to Netflix.

Note: The login process is the same as the one mentioned in the first method.

2 (b) How to Connect Amazon Fire TV to your Netflix Account

Step 1: Provide your Email and password to log in to your Roku account. If you don't have one, follow the instructions to sign up.

Step 2: From the main Home screen, navigate to 'Home' and select 'Netflix.'

Step 3: Go to the 'Channel Store' if you can't find Netflix. Go to 'Movies & TV'.

Step 4: Now, select Netflix. Then click 'Add Channel,' then 'Go to Channel'.

Step 5: A notification will pop up with the following: 'Are you a member of Netflix?' If you are, log in using the steps mentioned above. If not, follow the sign-up prompt.

Now you have connected your TV Stick to Netflix, you can now enjoy your favorite Netflix movies and shows on your HORIZON Ultra.

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