Netflix Testing Out 'Skip Intro' Button For Certain TV Shows

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According to Entertainment Weekly, the button is only available to use when streaming a show in a web browser.

A Netflix spokesperson told CNN that the feature is one of "hundreds" of tests that the company conducts each year. The shortcut has yet to make its way onto the Netflix app. Now you can skip the intro of some of the service's more popular TV shows. It works for shows that begin with the intro and shows that have a cold open. Rumors surrounding the feature circulated on social media platforms - from twitter to Reddit - for the past month, hidden in title sequences for shows like House of Card, The Office, and Ironfist.

As good as the opening credits are for shows such as Jessica Jones and Stranger Things, it can feel repetitive after seeing the same intro multiple times in a single day.

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Between adding offline downloads and a skip intro button, there's not much left on the Netflix Wish List. Although if the episodes are on auto-play, the opening sequence will usually be skipped anyway.

Of course there are some people who prefer their intros.

Do you have access to the feature yet? PC Magazine reports that the streaming site is also looking to replace its rating system from its current 5 stars to a thumbs up or thumbs down.

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On Wednesday, Netflix Chief Product Officer Neil Hunt said he was considering bringing mobile-specific cuts of its original movies and shows to its users.

For those that don't want to sit through a minute or two of opening credits on TV shows, Netflix has you covered.

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