How to Fix Netflix Error Code NW-48

Troubleshooting this error code on Netflix

If you're trying to watch Netflix on your smart TV, games console, laptop, or smartphone, and you encounter error code NW 4 7 or NW-48, you've encountered an issue with your connection between Netflix and the device you're using. Fortunately, there are a few troubleshooting steps you can take to clear the error and get back to watching your favorite Netflix shows. 

What Is Error Code NW 4 7 on Netflix?

If you're trying to play a show or movie on Netflix and you encounter the Netflix error code NW 4 7 (or NW-48), it usually means Netflix cannot connect for some reason. That often means there is a network issue or simply your device needs to be refreshed to clear out data which could be disrupting the connection. 

Sometimes, you may find the error code is accompanied by the message 'Netflix has encountered an error'. 

How Do I Fix Netflix Code NW?

If you've encountered Netflix error code NW or similar, the troubleshooting steps below can help you get your service reconnected. Try each step in order until you find the solution that works for you. Often, the errors are fairly easily rectified. 

  1. Sign out of Netflix then sign back in. Signing out of Netflix can clear the data cache which clears any corrupted data causing an issue with your connection. Once Netflix is signed out, try signing back in to see if it will work again.

  2. Restart your Device. Restarting the device you're using to stream often fixes issues by also clearing the data cache. 

  3. Turn off your VPN. If you're using a VPN, this can disrupt the service. Turn off your VPN, restart your device, and try Netflix again. If it works, you know the VPN was interfering with streaming.

  4. Restore default connection settings. If you have custom settings on your networking equipment, this could prevent Netflix from connecting properly. This is a particular issue if you've recently changed something on your router. Access your modem settings or connect as an administrator to reset your router.

How Do I Fix Code NW? 

If you're experiencing a Netflix code NW error, the solution is often very simple. To be able to stream content again, try these troubleshooting steps. Follow them in order until one works. 

  1. Restart your device. Whether you're streaming on a TV, laptop, games console, smartphone or anything else, a simple restart often fixes most NW code issues. 

  2. Restart your network. A NW code error means there's a problem with the connection between Netflix and your device. Try restarting your internet connection by unplugging and reconnecting the router or modem to restore the connection.

  3. Disable your VPN. If you're using a VPN, try disabling it and see if Netflix works without it. You may need to restart your device for the changes to take effect. If it works without the VPN, your VPN is the problem not Netflix.

  4. Restore your default connections. Access your modem settings and restore them to default to see if a change in settings has caused the initial issue.

  5. Verify your DNS settings. Particularly relevant if you're using a games console to stream, check your DNS settings are playing nicely with Netflix. You may need to change the DNS servers on your router.

How Do I Fix Netflix TV Error?

A Netflix TV error of any kind is generally often fixed through very similar solutions, regardless of what the error message says. If you're having problems streaming from your smart TV, try these troubleshooting steps to get the service reconnected so you can return to watching your favorite shows. Try each step in order until you find the one that works for you.

  1. Update the Netflix app. Smart TVs need updating regularly like any other device. Some errors can occur because you haven't updated the Netflix app in a while and the app can't make a connection any more. Try updating it to fix the issue.

  2. Sign out and back into Netflix. Signing out of Netflix then signing back in often corrects any issues between the connection. Even better, it's very simple to do. Press the following buttons on your device's remote to deactivate it - Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, Up, Up, Up, Up.

  3. Update your TV. TVs nowadays, like the apps contained on them, need updating. Update your TV to ensure the Wi-Fi or ethernet connection is at its most reliable and the software is most effective.

  4. Reinstall the Netflix app. If an update doesn't fix the problem, try reinstalling the app. Delete the app from your TV then download the app again to see if that corrects the problem.

FAQ
  • What is Netflix error code UI-800-3?

    Netflix error code UI-800-3 means there's an issue with the Netflix app. Fixing the error can be as simple as signing out and signing back in.

  • How do I fix Netflix error code 113?

    Netflix error code 113 indicates a problem with your log-in credentials, so you probably entered the wrong username and/or password. Double-check your login information and sign in again.

  • What is Netflix error code NW-2-5?

    Netflix error code NW-2-5 suggests a network connectivity problem. The issue could lie with your device, your Wi-Fi network, or your internet connection.

  • How do I fix Netflix error code NW-3-6?

    Netflix error code NW-3-6 is a network connectivity error, so troubleshoot your internet connection. You may need to reconfigure your home network.

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