Netflix has some of the best shows and movies that you can get. A progress bar that doesn’t disappear no matter how many swipes or taps you make can ruin your Netflix experience. This is even worse if you enable subtitles.
There are many ways to resolve the Netflix progress bar that won’t disappear when you use the app on your computer, TV, or smartphone.
Most cases can be solved by restarting your browser or the app you’re using. If that fails, you can try the other solutions we have provided below.
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There are solutions to the Netflix progress bar that keeps appearing.
- Restart your browser or app
- Stop incompatible apps or plugins
- Update flash player
- Update your browser or app
Method 1: Restart your browser/app
Restarting your browser or Netflix app will allow you to clear some memory so that Netflix can perform at its best.
Close your browser and make sure it does not appear in the task manager. Go to ask Manager>Apps/Background ProcessesClose all instances of the browser.
Make sure that an app is not running in the background when you use it. After waiting a while, restart the browser or app and start streaming a Netflix video.
If the playback is still visible, you can move on to the next solution.
Method 2: Disable incompatible plugins or apps
An incompatible plugin or mobile app could cause this issue.
Go to extensions in your browser and disable them all before you reload Netflix. If you’re using a mobile device, close any other apps that are running in the background.
Many users reported this.DishAnywhereThe Netflix status bar issue was caused by, an App from Dish Networks.
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Method 3: Update Flash Player
Some users were able to solve the problem by updating the flash player. Make sure that you are running the latest version of the flash player.
To download the flash player, go to the following link. Before you stream Netflix, make sure that it is enabled in your browser.
If the loading bar doesn’t vanish, move on to the next solution.
Method 4: Update your browser/app
This problem could be caused by an outdated version of Netflix’s app. An outdated browser might also be the culprit for the Netflix bar that keeps appearing.
This will resolve the problem by updating your browser or application to the most recent version.
These fixes should have fixed the Netflix progress bar that would not disappear when you watched TV shows or movies on full screen.
If you still have problems with the service, you can find more troubleshooting guides here. We welcome your comments and suggestions.