How to Bypass Netflix Password Sharing Ban (Complete Guide)

Ruheni Mathenge  - Streaming Expert
Last updated: February 7, 2024
Read time: 11 minutes

You can use a Meshnet-enabled VPN to bypass the newly enforced Netflix password-sharing ban.

Netflix’s password-sharing restriction policy reveals that you’ll need to pay extra money to share your account with a user outside your home. But you can leverage a VPN with a Meshnet feature to bypass this ban. This technology allows you to connect to your household network irrespective of where you are in the world.

Before 2024, Netflix subscribers could add several users to a single account. If you paid for a Netflix streaming plan, you could share your login details with friends and families in different locations. This would enable them to watch their favorite shows for free. Unfortunately, it became impossible following the ban on Netflix’s password-sharing option unless users could bypass the restriction.

Only multiple users in the same household or location can use one Netflix subscription. Thankfully, there’s a way to bypass this imposed policy. In this article, we’ll walk you through changing your IP address to access a friend’s or family member’s account, irrespective of your location. You’ll also gain insight into the reasons behind this latest restriction. Let’s get started.

Bypass the Netflix password sharing ban – Quick guide

You can only share your Netflix password with users within your household. According to Netflix’s documentation, a Netflix Household “is a collection of the devices connected to the internet at the main place you watch Netflix.” This means sharing your account with someone outside your household would cost you some extra bucks.

If you are miles away from your household, you can still keep watching Netflix. However, you will lose access to the account if you are not connected to the “household” network within 31 days. Luckily, you can bypass the password ban by doing the following: