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My 3G can't seem to handle Netflix streaming; it stops to buffer constantly.

The quality seems to be way too high -- it seems to be trying to do HD, without the connection for it.

Is there a way to lower the quality, down to maybe YouTube-level, so I can actually stream anything?

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Yes, Since a lot of providers have bandwidth caps, Netflix has put in a downgrade quality option to manage video quality.

Login to netflix first, then go to https://account.netflix.com/HdToggle

Select from

  • Good Quality. up to 0.3 GB per hour.
  • Better Quality. Up to 0.7 GB per hour.
  • Best Quality. Up to 1 GB per hour, or 2.3 GB per hour for HD.
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This works...ish There's no option to select the downgrade just for your phone. It will downgrade ALL your netflix streaming. –  adude Jan 27 at 22:02

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