Yesterday, as part of the company’s Google I/O dev conference keynote presentation, Google took the wraps off Smart Lock, a new password manager that makes logging into apps in Chrome or on Android much more painless. Now, some of the first apps to support the new feature are being updated starting with Netflix.

The feature builds on the Chrome Password Manager and adds a new API and UI for Android users that saves credentials for later use on all other supported devices. That means you log-in once, whether its on the web in Chrome, or through native apps on Android, and you’ll automatically be logged in on your other devices.

The new Smart Lock feature for passwords arrived yesterday for developers as part of the Play Services 7.5 update, which means we’ll start to see more and more apps updated with the feature in the near future.

The updated Netflix app with Smart Lock is available on Google Play now. Developers interested in learning how to integrate Smart Lock can do so here

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