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How do you find out if Netflix is having problems?

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To find out if Netflix is having problems, visit the Netflix page on IsItDownRightNow.com, as of April 2015. This site checks the server status of websites and pings them frequently to determine their response times.

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Visit IsItDownRightNow.com, and perform a check for Netflix.com. The server status check lists the response time and the last time the site went down. The website status history lists response times for the last 10 pings. The site also provides troubleshooting tips for issues accessing Netflix. Tips include using an alternate URL for Netflix, clearing the temporary cache and cookies on your browser, clearing your local DNS cache and using an alternate DNS service.

DownDetector.com collects problem reports for Netflix. Visit the home page, and perform a search for Netflix. Problem reports for the last 24 hours are listed, along with the most-reported problems and resolved issues. You can also view an outage map to see what parts of the world are reporting the most problems with Netflix.

Weak or intermittent Internet connectivity is a common cause of problems with Netflix. Netflix provides help for connection issues on its website. Solutions vary based on the type of device being used to access Netflix. Issues may need to be resolved through the Internet service provider.

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