Import Netflix Data To Google Sheets

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Netflix is a popular streaming service that offers a wide variety of television shows, movies, and other video content. If you want to learn how to import Netflix data to Google Sheets, you’re in the right place. This tutorial will teach you the steps you need to follow to import Netflix data to Google Sheets. By the end, you’ll have the knowledge and skills you need to do this on your own. 

To import Netflix data to Google Sheets without any hassle, you can use the Amigo extension. Amigo allows you to easily import a variety of data into Google Sheets and even set up a schedule to automatically refresh the data. This makes it easy to keep your Google Sheets up to date with the latest data.

To import Netflix data to Google Sheets, we will follow the steps below:

Steps to import Netflix data to Google Sheets

Here’s the step-by-step guide to import Netflix data to Google Sheets.

Install the Amigo extension

Install the Amigo Google Sheets add-on from the Google Workspace Marketplace.

Amigo Data in Google Workspace Marketplace

Click here to install.

Alternatively, you can get it from Google Sheets.

  • Open a new sheet
  • Go to Extensions→Add-ons→Get add-ons
  • Search for Amigo and install

Generate the API key

Sign up or log in to  RapidAPI.

Once you’re logged in, go to the Netflix Data API documentation in RapidAPI. This API provides details, stats, and information on TV shows, movies, series, documentaries, and more.

Learn how to import Netflix data to google sheets

Click on Subscribe to Test. You will get redirected to the subscription page from where you can choose a plan that suits you the best.

Click to subscribe

Choose a subscription plan. The basic plan will suffice for tutorial purposes. You can always upgrade the plan as per your requirements.

Choose the right plan

Click Endpoints to go back to the API Playground. On the left is the list of the type of data that can be retrieved.

List of endpoints

Get the data endpoint

From the list of endpoints, click on the title-details endpoint which can be found under the title section. It imports all sorts of data like genre, cast details, seasons, total episodes, runtime, etc.

Title-details endpoint

In the required parameters section, you will be required to enter the title id.

Id is required

In order to fetch the title Id, click on the Search endpoint under the explore section.

Search endpoint

In the required parameters section, enter the search query i.e the movie/tv-series/documentary you are looking for.

Enter the search query

Click the Test Endpoint option to run the query.

Click to test the endpoint

Note down the id which can be found under the summary section.

Title Id

Enter the title Id in the required parameters section of the title-details endpoint.

On the right side under Code Snippets, select Shell-> cURL from the dropdown menu.

Copy the URL excluding the apostrophes and also note the headers. This is the endpoint URL for the data to import to Google Sheets.

Note down the endpoint URL and headers

Import data to Google Sheets

Go to Google Sheets and launch the Amigo extension.

Launch the amigo extension

Select Custom API from the list of sources.

Choose custom API option

Paste the endpoint in the API URL bar.

Paste the endpoint URL

Then expand the Details tab and enter the following as headers:

Name: X-RapidAPI-Host, Value: netflix-data.p.rapidapi.com

Name: X-RapidAPI-Key, Value: your_key

Replace your_key with your RapidAPI key.

Enter the header and values

Then click the PREVIEW button.

Flatten the data points and then click IMPORT.

Preview, flatten and import the data

The following snippet shows the imported data

Snippet of imported data

After importing the Neflix data, you can set a refresh schedule so that the data are updated automatically at regular intervals. To learn how to set a refresh schedule, follow this link.

Amigo extension can connect Google Sheets to multiple sources and allows to import data automatically. It’s a convenient and versatile tool for importing and exporting data to Google Sheets. It can save a lot of time and effort. To learn more about other various kinds of data that can be imported to Google Sheets, visit our blog.

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