The test is limited to select users globally with Android devices right now; Netflix will explore bringing it to other devices.
Netflix has launched a global test for Android users that lets one set a timer for their streaming sessions. This will enable phones or tablets to automatically shut off after the time period of your choosing.
Time periods of 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or the end of an episode or movie can be chosen. When the allocated time is up, Netflix will shut down. This should, in theory, help conserve battery life on Android devices while also ensuring that episodes do not continue to auto-play.
Although the test is limited to select users globally with Android devices right now, Netflix will explore bringing it to other devices, including TV sets and desktops, depending on how widely the product is adapted and if subscribers like it.
The test is currently only for Android users with adult Netflix profiles. However, it is not clear when this feature will be available as a standard feature for all Netflix subscribers.