A shared account could be two different things. It could be multiple users under one roof and one user moving out. But it is also when users share accounts from more than one location. Netflix shared accounts aren’t anything new, and the company has been discouraging “certain” shared accounts for years. Netflix also actively seeking out some illegally shared account users and tries to shut them down.
Netflix does not take to this latter behavior kindly; the rule is you can only use an account under the same roof. Despite Netflix’s attempts to curb the practice, people ultimately still find ways of doing it. Now, Netflix is making it easier for shared account users to keep their profiles and viewing preferences to transfer to a new account. The company calls the service Profile Transfer.
“The company’s press release focuses less on account sharing and more on relational changes. People move. Families grow. Relationships end. But throughout these life changes, your Netflix experience should stay the same. Today, we’re launching Profile Transfer, a feature that lets people use your account transfer a profile — keeping the personalized recommendations, viewing history, My List, saved games, and