The Netflix Party service the company announced earlier this year, whereby various platform users can log in and watch a movie or series at the same time as well as commentary, has grown in popularity with the pandemic.
Contrary to what many may think, this tool is not developed by Netflix itself, but rather a google chrome extension which can be implemented with different services diffusion, and not just Netflix.
In this way, the service has been renamed Teleparty, so that the general public will not only associate it with Netflix, but also know that it is possible to set up a Party movies or series in other services such as Disney plus, HBO O Hulu among others.
As a new feature, you can now also download the add-on for browsers like Microsoft Edge. The ‘N’ that was previously in extensions will now be displayed as a ‘TP’ referring to the new acronyms. It is available internationally.
The process of organizing parties or parties On the web, it’s similar across all platforms, although both Hulu and HBO users have ads in their shared broadcasts.
The extension is only available for the desktop browser, so you will not be able to download any version of the app and you will not be able to view it on mobile phones or Tablet.
How to download Teleparty and organize a party or a party
If you want to host a Teleparty on Netflix, Disney Plus, HBO, or Hulu, here’s what you need to do:
- Go to netflixparty.com and select “Install Teleparty”.
- It will then direct you to your browser’s extension page. Select add to Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge.
- You will now see a red TP in your list of extensions. Pin the extension on the toolbar for a shortcut.
- Go to the service you want to use: Netflix, Disney Plus, HBO, or Hulu and click on the extension.
- Start the “teleparty” and select if you want to have exclusive control of the reading.
- Copy the URL provided by the screen and share it with those you want to join Party. They must have an account with the streaming service you are using. By clicking, they will have to select the red TP extension to join.
- Now you should see your friends in the chat window on the right, so you can comment or control the playback, you or the whole group, as you set it.
Note that Teleparty only supports text chat, at least for now. If you want to chat at the same time, you will need a Software third parties such as Messenger, Skype, WhatsApp or Google Meet, which work separately.
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