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Re: Netflix Streaming Now Works In the VIs

Jim Dandy
July 03, 2011 02:27PM

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FYI: I checked a list of channels available using a Roku and the number of channels available or at least listed was 257.

Jim

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rotorhead
July 03, 2011 02:38PM

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Streaming to my computer is working ok. But when I try to set up my XBox 360 it still tells me that this is only available in the 50 states and DC. Has anyone been able to enter the activation code for a Netflix device like the xbox?



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Re: Netflix Streaming Now Works In the VIs

STXjill
July 03, 2011 04:37PM

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I tried connecting using our Wii and received the message only valid in the 50 states. Now streaming on my laptop and connected to the TV. I was pleasantly surprised that the first 5 movies we watched we had no problems. Now, it seems to be locked up with a "loading" message and nothing's happening. No doubt weather related.

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computerguy
July 03, 2011 04:43PM

Registered: 5 years ago
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I have a ROKU. Netflix is currently still not allowing us to activate 3rd party devices in the USVI.
I called them, and the representative I spoke to was not aware that Netflix has recently started instant streaming for computers in the VI. He said this may be a "glitch" and would notify the engineers. Hopefully there this is just a slight delay for allowing 3rd party devices. For now I'll just hook up my laptop to my TV with HDMI.

At least I can cancel my witopia account for now!

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rotorhead
July 03, 2011 05:10PM

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I called customer service and they manually activated my xbox 360. It is working great, watching a movie now.

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computerguy
July 03, 2011 05:13PM

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I just tried activating ROKU again and it worked! woot!

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East Ender
July 03, 2011 05:30PM

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Well I don't know ROKU (it's a steep learning curve) but the streaming deal is way cool.

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computerguy
July 03, 2011 05:33PM

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Quote
East Ender
Well I don't know ROKU (it's a steep learning curve) but the streaming deal is way cool.

Its a little box that connects to your TV and the Internet and it comes with a remote. Allowing you to watch content from the internet on your TV
[www.roku.com]

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Uttica
July 04, 2011 06:32AM

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Rotor: did you call Netflix or XBOX customer service? I am having same problem.

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speee1dy
July 04, 2011 08:07AM

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thanks for the info on roku. just to clarify-it does work here in the VI?

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divinggirl
July 04, 2011 08:14AM

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Uttica - call Netflix customer service and they will input the code for you - took about 5 minutes.

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Hiya!
July 04, 2011 09:47AM

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Thx..dg

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atcspaul
July 15, 2011 07:16AM

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i try to go to site to sign up and it dosnt allow me to. anyone have a phone number or a way to contact them. or do we use a different web address then netflix.com



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Re: Netflix Streaming Now Works In the VIs

jhairston33
July 15, 2011 12:37PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 18

your xbox 360 streams from Netflix? How? We cannot get ours activated. The Netflix app opens on the xbox and says we need to activate it online using the code, but when we go online to activate, the netflix website claims we cannot use the xbox in the islands. ??

help!

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Bratt
July 15, 2011 01:19PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 282

I contacted Netflix and they activated my Wii as well for streaming. It works great!

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divinggirl
July 15, 2011 04:08PM

Registered: 6 years ago
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You have to call Netflix & they will enter the activation code for you. Took about 5 minutes.

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East Ender
July 15, 2011 05:45PM

Registered: 9 years ago
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Their customer service number is 866-716-0414
:-)

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CAtoSTX
July 17, 2011 12:52AM

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Did you all see that starting Sept. 1 they are gong to start charging extra for using both DVD AND Streaming - or you can pay less for just one or the other?

There had to be a catch.

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