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How to Re-activate Netflix on your XBox 360

December 11th, 2008 Posted in geek out, popular

My Room mate got excited when NXE came out for the xbox 360. He downloaded and activated the Netflix app for Xbox 360 while I was out of town. But he doesn’t have an unlimited account, or good taste in movies for that matter. Here are some quick directions to get rid of your existing activation code and input a new one.
1.     In the Guide, select the Settings blade, and then select System Settings.
2.     Select Memory.
3.     Select Hard Drive or Memory Card.
4.     Select Games.
5.     Locate any select items that refer to “Netflix.”
6.     Press the A button to delete the items.
7.     Exit to the Xbox 360 Dashboard.
8.     Open the Video Marketplace.
9.     Select Netflix.
10.     Confirm the download, and follow any on-screen prompts to reconfigure Netflix on your Xbox 360 console.

You will now get a new activation code.

At this point, Netflix actually told me to “FUX OF” , but i’m persistent like that and i got a new activation.

Netflix telling me to FUX0F
Netflix telling me to FUX0F

  1. 18 Responses to “How to Re-activate Netflix on your XBox 360”

  2. By Sarah on Dec 11, 2008


  3. By fraoch on Mar 21, 2010

    Thankyouthankyouthankyou! I accidentally deactivated my system and was getting nowhere with Bing (Find what you need my ass…) I was conjuring a major senior moment and this saved my sanity, though I was hoping for a funny code like yours lol.

  4. By John on Jan 3, 2011

    Thanks for the quick fix. I had someone else’s Netflix account signed in when I activated it on my new Xbox. What I thought was going to take 3 hours, you had me fix in 2mins. Kudos.

  5. By Shayna on Jan 25, 2011

    Thank you so much! My boyfriend and I have been trying to figure it out, and we got so close. We really appreciate this post! You’re awesome.

  6. By Famous121991 on Feb 4, 2011

    so HELPFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. By Dee on Feb 25, 2011

    THANKS!! =)

  8. By zee on Mar 1, 2011

    Thank you!! Helped a lot and it was really easy.

  9. By anj on Apr 1, 2011

    Thanks sooo much. I spent over 2 hours trying to figure this out then 20 min online coming up with no answers!!!! I love having Netflix, thanx soooo much for your help!!!!!!

  10. By rajat on Apr 1, 2011

    glad to help!!

  11. By justin on Jul 11, 2011

    wow thanks alot! netflix site and xbox site were no help for this. thanks agian!

  12. By DocBak on Jul 17, 2011

    urok Thanks for keeping me from pulling my hair out!

  13. By Jojo on Aug 6, 2011

    Lmao at the “FUX OF” comment c: thanks for the help btw! I just wish “FUXing” Netflix didn’t take for ever to download.. Oh well.. Patience is quite the virtue.. Thanks for the help!!


  14. By gmoney on Mar 29, 2012

    good looking out cuz i didnt kno wut to do.

  15. By ehrle on Jul 30, 2012

    Thank you thank you thank you so so much very helpful

  16. By Nathan on Aug 31, 2012

    WOW! Totally worked! Thanks alot I was trying everything but nothing would work! LIFE SAVER!

  17. By w8ting2rock on Sep 15, 2012

    I have tried and tried to do this and for what ever reason when I go to download netflix again it bring all information back from previous netflix account. Please help .

  18. By Kyle on Sep 18, 2012

    Did not work I’ve done it 4 or 5 times and the same problem every time

  19. By TheGooch on Mar 2, 2013

    When I do this Netflix asks if I’m a Netflix user, it lets me enter my username and password, and lets me into Netflix, but never asks me to activate it.

    On my Netflix account, there are not any activated devices.

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