How To Fix Netflix Error Code 5.8?

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Netflix Error Code 5.8

If you are seeing the following error code 5.8 show up on your Netflix, and have come here in search of a solution. Then, good news for you is that you have just landed up in the right place. Although, the exact reason for the following 5.8 error code to occur on Netflix is still not known. Still, the solutions to solving the error, as has been listed in the following article, should help you solve the issue on your own and in no time. 

And thus, without any further ado let us have a look at all the possible solutions out there with the help of which you can fix the following Netflix error code 5.8 on your respective devices.


Fixes For Netflix error code 5.8


Fix 1: Clear up app cache 

If the error has been caused as a result of a temporary glitch or bug within the bug. Then, clearing up the app cache is the best possible way to deal with the problem.

So, if you are an Android OS user. Then, to clear up your Netflix app cache on an Android handset, you can follow the steps as shown below:

  • Go to your device’s Settings option, by either clicking on the Settings app or the gear icon
  • Then, go to and tap on the Apps option and click on the Netflix app, from the list of apps available.
  • On the next page, click on the Storage & cache option and click on the Clear cache option.
  • Once the app cache has been cleared. Launch the app, login to your account and check if the error still occurs. 

And, if you are using the Netflix app on an iOS handset. Then, the following steps should help you clear up your app cache in your iOS devices:

  • On your iOS devices, go to your Settings page from your Homescreen.
  • In the next page, scroll down and click on the Netflix app.
  • Then, toggle on the Clear app cache on next launch option and see if doing so helped fix the issue for you.

Fix 2: Uninstall & reinstall the app

Uninstalling the app completely off your device and having it reinstalled can also at times help you solve the issue, if it could not be resolved with clearing up app cache for the particular Netflix app. 

Just have the app uninstalled from your device completely. And then, reinstall it back from the respective app stores as you did initially. 

Once the app has been installed. Launch the app, login to your account with your user credentials and see if the error still persists.


Fix 3: Set your device Wallpaper to default 

If none of the above mentioned solutions worked for you. Then, the following solution should definitely help you solve the error on your respective devices. 

For the following solution. All you need to do here, is simply go to your device’s wallpaper settings and change your Wallpaper from an animated or dynamic one to its default static one. It is that simple. 

Give it this solution a try and see if doing so helps get rid of the error.


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