Recommendations

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The Recommendations feature allows you to "recommend" or "suggest" an item to one of your Friends so that they can watch it. The following kinds of items can be Recommended:

  • Watch Later
  • Recommendations
  • Channel content

Related Page: Cloud Services > Plex Services > Friends

Recommending a Watch Later Item

Before you can recommend an item, you'll first need to log into your Plex Account in your Plex App. Once you do so, you'll go into the area containing the item you wish to recommend. For the examples below, we'll use the Watch Later.

Related Page: Sign in to Your Plex Account

Android

From your Watch Later queue, go into the item you wish to recommend. Then, hit the Menu button:

Select Recommend from the menu and you'll see a list of your current Friends.

Select one or more Friends and then hit the OK button. You should receive a Successfully Recommended message.

iOS

Scroll to your Watch Later queue on the Home screen of the app and find the Queue item you wish to recommend.  Long-press the item to get the secondary menu:

Select Recommend from the menu and you'll see a list of your current Friends.

Select one or more Friends and then hit the Send button to share your recommendation.

Windows 10

From your Watch Later queue, go into the item you wish to recommend. Then, select  from the bottom actionbar and select Recommend:

 

Select one or more Friends and then hit the Send button to share your recommendation.

Windows Phone 8

From your Watch Later queue, go into the item you wish to recommend. Open the application bar at the bottom:

Select recommend from the menu and you'll see a list of your current Friends.

Select one or more Friends and then hit the Checkmark button to share your recommendation. You can also include some text to accompany the recommendation before sending.

Viewing Recommendations

In order to see your Recommendations, you'll first need to log into your Plex Account in your Plex App.

Related Page: Sign in to Your Plex Account

Once logged in, your Recommendations should appear as a top-level menu item in most Plex Apps, alongside On Deck, Watch Later, etc.