Netflix is allowing watchers to overlook the visuals of shows and films altogether and go full audio. In an update originally spotted by XDA-Developers and afterward Android Police, Netflix has begun revealing an audio-just mode for its Android application clients.
When viewing a video, subscribers will see a “video off” button at the highest point of the full-screen video player. When the video is killed, a blank screen will show up alongside the entirety of the playback controls, similar to a scrub bar, forward and backward buttons, and speed adjustments.
There’s additionally an audio-off option in the application’s settings, which allows watchers to choose whether they generally need the audio off or just when they’re utilizing earphones or external speakers. It’s indistinct when all Android clients may get this update; two Verge staff members couldn’t get to the audio-just mode presently.
This is a charming update, however, on the off chance that simply because audio is having a moment. There is, obviously, all the buzz around the podcasting industry and Spotify’s efforts to overtake it, yet additionally, Twitter launching audio tweets and applications like Clubhouse and TikTok focusing on audio as basic to their prosperity. Netflix to incorporate an audio-just mode, yet in the event that it needs individuals to spend more time on the application, that implies supporting them in circumstances when they can’t completely concentrate on a screen.