How to Get a New Code for Netflix on a Vizio TV
One advantage of the Netflix service over its competitors is the ability to stream movies and television shows over the Internet to a computer or a variety of Netflix-ready devices. Vizio offers several HDTVs that are Netflix-ready as part of their Vizio Internet Apps software. A Vizio HDTV must be activated with your Netflix account to make use of the Netflix app included in the VIA software; if the activation expires or is deleted, a new code must be generated for activation.
Things You'll Need
- Netflix-ready Vizio HDTV
Turn on your Vizio HDTV. Connect it to the Internet by Ethernet cable or a wireless connection if it is not already connected.
Launch the Netflix app from the VIA menu. Wait while the app attempts to connect to the Netflix service.
Write down the activation code and website address that appear on the screen. When the Netflix service does not detect an active account link it will automatically generate a new activation code.
Close the app on your Vizio HDTV. On your computer, navigate to the website address provided by the Netflix service and log in to your Netflix account.
Enter the activation code you were given and click the "Activate Now" button. The new activation code will be added to your account.
Launch the Netflix app from the VIA menu again. The Netflix service will recognize the device and allow you access to your Netflix account.