Netflix Just Made It Easier to Ditch Shows You Dislike

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If you’re the type of person to watch a lot of shows without finishing them — or perhaps if you don’t want your viewing habits broadcast on the Netflix home screen — Netflix has some good news for you.

Normally, Netflix users turning on the service will see a list of shows they’ve started near the middle of their screen, above many other rows of recommendations. This makes it easy to pick up where you left off, but it can get messy.

At the end of January, Netflix quietly announced it was giving users the power to clean up this “Continue Watching” row.

Now, when you click on any show or movie in that row, you’ll see an option to “Remove from Continue Watching.” (You may need to scroll down a bit to find the option.) This will remove the listing from your “Continue Watching” row on all devices connected to your Netflix account.

This feature can help tidy up any shows you don’t plan on going back to and streamline your list down to things you’re actively watching.

Of course, that won’t help if there’s nothing you want to watch. If you’re looking for more options without increasing your streaming budget, check out “17 Streaming Services That Are Completely Free.”

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