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You might think voice-controlled Netflix is a pretty clever bit of technology. And you'd be right. But now it's just got even smarter, thanks to an upgrade to Google Assistant.

The voice-activated personal assistant can now recognise individual voices. So as long as you're watching through a Google Assistant-compatible device, and you've enabled Voice Match for multiple people in your home, your spoken streaming requests will load in the respective Netflix profile.

Previously, they would be carried out in the default Netflix profile associated with the account.

That means your profile's recommendations won't be affected by anyone else's penchant for romcoms/kung fu films/obscure Belgian stand-up comedy specials.

As Google explains: "For Netflix, if you have a personal profile on a Netflix account, you can link your personal profile and set up Voice Match to play content where you left off."

Here's how you do so.

You'll need the Google Home app. Go to Menu > More settings > Videos and photos > Netflix. Select Manage Profile and enable Voice Match for a specific profile.

And that's it. Other people in the house can do the same on their Google Home app. That way, peace should be restored in the home.

Source: Google

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