How to Create, Edit, or Delete Netflix Profile? Here Is the Guide

What Is A Netflix Profile

Netflix is a subscription streaming service provided by an American company. It provides a library of films, streaming television shows, specials, miniseries, and documentaries.

You can access the service by visiting its official website with a web browser on a computer, or using the application software installed on a smart TV, video game consoles, Android or iOS phones, etc.

When you use the Netflix service for the first time, you need to sign up for an account. Netflix allows each account to have up to 5 profiles. The different profiles enable people who use the same account to have their own personalized Netflix experience, including:

  • Language preference
  • Game saves
  • Playback settings
  • Viewing activity log
  • Specific viewing restrictions

How to create or edit a Netflix profile? How to delete a Netflix profile on iPhone, TV, or a web browser? Keep reading to figure them out.

How to Create or Edit a Netflix Profile?

You can add profiles on devices made after 2013. And the steps are as below.

Step 1: Access Netflix by visiting and then go to the Manage Profiles page.

Step 2: Select Add Profile.

Step 3: Input the name for the new profile.

Step 4: Click the Continue or Save button to save the changes.

Then you will get a new Netflix profile.

If you want to customize your profile, you just need to navigate to the Manage Profiles page, select the target profile, and then change the name, image, language, or other settings on the profile. Remember to save your changed settings finally.

How to Delete Netflix Profile?

When you don’t need one of your Netflix profiles, you can remove it from your account. Please note that you can’t delete the primary account profile unless you cancel your Netflix account completely.

You can delete Netflix profiles on web browsers, mobile devices, and TVs. Here is how to delete Netflix profile on a web browser.

Step 1: On a web browser, visit Netflix, hover your mouse over your profile image, and select Manage Profiles.

Step 2: Select the profile you want to delete.

Step 3: On the next page, click the DELETE PROFILE button.

Step 4: Click DELETE PROFILE again to confirm the operation.

How to delete Netflix profile on a mobile device? You just need to launch the Netflix application, tap the More icon, select Manage Profiles, select the target profile, and tap the Delete option.

How to delete a Netflix profile on TV? It is also simple. You can run Netflix and navigate to the left side to select Switch Profiles with your remote control. Then select the target profile and select the pencil icon under the profile. After that, select Delete Profile and make confirmation.

The detailed steps might be a bit different on different TVs.

By the way, if you cancel the membership of your Netflix account, your Netflix account including your profiles will be deleted automatically after 10 months.


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Sherry has been a staff editor of MiniTool for a year. She has received rigorous training about computer and digital data in company. Her articles focus on solutions to various problems that many Windows users might encounter and she is excellent at disk partitioning.

She has a wide range of hobbies, including listening to music, playing video games, roller skating, reading, and so on. By the way, she is patient and serious.

Originally published at on April 26, 2022.



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