The other day (Sunday) I clicked onto Netflix and selected 'How to Get Away With Murder' to look at the information as someone recommended it to me. It did NOT autoplay! I thought it had been fixed, clicked to watch the show after reading the information. It buffered to 24% and then... stuck. For ten minutes I left it on that screen. But then I couldn't get out of it when I tried, and had to manually reboot my box by turning it off at the mains.
When it came back, I tried to get into Netflix again, and got the purple screen with loading circle that didn't load. And didn't load. And didn't load. For three days, whenever I tried to get in, it stuck on this screen before eventually saying 'there's a problem, go back and try again'. I also tried going through the Netflix channel in the guide (the one currently showing a fixed screen ad for Bright), and it did the same, except it bypassed the error message and went back to the Bright screen after a few minutes on its own.
It wasn't until Wednesday (yesterday) that I could actually get in. Aaaaaand it's doing the thing again where it autoplays when you don't want it to, and doesn't when you do.
I've (hopefully) attached a video so you can see exactly what happens. This was the 'new addition' movie on the Netflix home page last week. You can see me go up, go to 'more info' and hit enter. I do NOT hit 'play movie' and yet it starts playing behind the info screen anyway.
No it's working at the minute, although still misbehaving. That issue I reported last time (about it working, getting stuck, then erroring for several days) is one it seems to go through on a cycle, and I've had the problem a few times in the past.
I've changed the settings on the video so hopefully it should work now. It was set as 'private' before, now it's 'unlisted', so hopefully having given an address for it, it should work.
I don't think this is an individual fault, as at least one other person has posted on here about the issue. It seems like an incompatibility between whatever app you use and the V6 box. It's ONLY doing this on the V6 box.
It is certainly not an individual fault as I have watched the video from WanderingElf and it is identical to what my new box is doing. I have tried re logging into Netflix, changing settings and still there is an issue.
On the other issue that I mentioned of the jittery screen (which is completely separate to the Netflix issue). I have figured out it is an incompatibility with my Samsung TV and the new V6 box as it can be solved by switching the TV off and on again and then it works fine. The TV never did this with the old box and it doesn't do it with any other device I have.