Here is a guide to how to get free trials or free content on streaming services such as Netflix , Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar and Zee55.
There have been different streaming channels over the past few years, as individuals watch more content on their tablets, PCs, smart TVs, etc. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, demand for OTT content has increased over the past six months as theatres are closed and consumers have resorted to watching movies, home series. Not everybody can purchase or afford to splurge cash on several subscriptions, however. On the other hand, few individuals want to pursue a subscription for a while to see if the money they pay for it is worth it. Here’s a guide to how to get free trials or free content (if available) on the following streaming services, if you are one of the two.
Netflix does not currently have a free trial available. You can have access to a handful of Netflix content for free, however. To view the free content provided by the Californian streaming site https://www.netflix.com/in/watch-free, you can simply type or copy this link in your web browser. Only Android smartphones, laptops, and desktops have this option available. You can’t do it on iOS (iPhones and iPads) tablets. It can also be reached by users on smart TVs, but there is a catch. To watch the material, you will have to enter the website connexion in the browser available on the smart TV.
Amazon Prime Video
Amazon Prime Video does offer a 30-day free trial. If you’re using it on your screen, you’ll need to click on the three rows in the upper left corner, scroll down, and then click the support button next to your username. You need to click on ‘FreeTime Unlimited’ under ‘Member & Subscriptions’. Then you need to select the plan you want to get, enter the details of the payment and begin your free 30-day trial. Within 30 days, you can opt-out of it, or money will be deducted from the card you joined.
There is no Zee5 free trial available at present. You can, however, access free , non-premium content from the Zee5 website or the app. For a month, the subscription begins at Rs 99 and goes up to Rs 999 for a year.
For the time being, Disney+ Hotstar is also not offering a free trial. But you can still watch a lot of videos free of charge, but with plenty of ads in between. You can get a month’s Disney+ Hotstar subscription for Rs 299 per month, going up to Rs 1,499 per year. There is also a VIP Hotstar subscription available that you can join for a year by paying Rs 365.