Netflix has finally announced downloads for TV shows and movies. The company successfully resisted this for a long time but now they added the feature that allows its users to watch their favorite films and shows offline. It is something we all need, considering the fact that we may not have the internet connection all the time. Here, we are going to show you how to download Netflix movies and TV shows so that you can watch them offline. Keep in mind the selection available for download is still limited. In other words, you won’t see the download option for every movie or TV show.
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What you need
Netflix offline mode is currently available for Android and iOS devices. In order to download Netflix videos, there are several requirements. If you are using an iOS device, make sure it runs iOS 8.0 or later. If you own Android, you need to have Android 4.4.2 or later. You need to have the Netflix app and the app should be up to date. Go to App Store or Google Play Store, and get the latest version of the app.
How to download Netflix movies and TV shows
Netflix made everything very simple. Launch the app on your iOS or Android device, and sign in to your Netflix account. Once you are logged in, you have two options. You can go straight to the menu and tap on Available for download section.
If you have a specific show or movie in mind and don’t want to browse the library you can just search for a title. On the show’s description page, you will see if offline viewing is available. You will notice a download icon right next to the episode. Tap on it. When the episode is downloaded, go to the Menu and tap My downloads. Press play and enjoy the video!
Before you start downloading Netflix videos, you can choose the video quality you want. If you have enough space on your device, you can go for a High video quality. To choose the video quality that suits you, go to Menu > App Settings > Downloads > Video Quality.
You can easily manage your files. To delete a file, tap Edit located in the upper-right corner and tap X. If you want to delete all the files, head to App Settings and then tap Clear All Downloads.
The choice of shows and movies available for download is limited at the moment. Don’t worry, Netflix said there are more on the way. Download the movies and shows you love and enjoy watching!