Almost two weeks after Apple announced the future service Apple TV +, which will compete with Netflix on the online movie side, the Netflix application for iOS it loses an important characteristic.
According to a release released on Netflix's official website, iOS users will no longer be able to play content through AirPlay, due to technical limitations.
Netflix does not provide an exact reason for this change, which affects a large part of iOS users, but it is speculated that it would be a move made after Apple recently announced the launch of the service this fall Apple TV +, which will be a competitor to Netflix.
The AirPlay icon has been removed from the Netflix application, and if you try to enable control Center, the message will appear "Can not play title, please try again later".
The good part is that many smart TVs have a built-in Netflix application, but there are also many users who used AirPlay as a way to send Netflix content from iOS to TV. Smart TV models from Samsung, LG, Sony and Panasonic come with Netflix installed.
It remains to be seen if it is a technical momentum problem or Netflix will again add AirPlay for iOS devices.Netflix can no longer be played on AirPlay on iOS (iPhone or iPad)