Netflix has begun to officially roll out user profiles today, meaning you can now share an account with your family and friends without all their horrible movie choices clogging your Instant Queue.
The new feature allows users to add up to 5 profiles to your Netflix account so that each person
leeching sharing your subscription can get their own personalized suggestions, regardless of whatever teen dramas your kid sister watches. Each profile also has its own Recently Watched list and Instant Queue, and you can link your profile up to Facebook to get suggestions from friends.
Profiles have started rolling out to Netflix devices today, but it might take a few days for your account to get the feature. To set up your profiles you have to login to Netflix’s website, but once that’s done you can should be able to switch profiles on the Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and some newer Smart TVs and Blu-Ray players. Support for Nintendo Wii and Android is coming soon.
Here’s how to set up profiles: