Watching on Netflix can give you hours of pure entertainment. But, what if you have to travel somewhere without any network connection? Streaming on Netflix requires an Internet connection. However, you can watch your favorite movies or shows if you download them offline.
Netflix allows users to download some of their content, so they can watch it offline. You can download ahead of time, so even if you are on the outskirts of the city or in the plane, you can still watch on Netflix. Check out the article below to know how.
What do you Need to Download Movies and TV Shows on Netflix
First, you need to have a Netflix account. If you don’t have one, go to their official website and sign up. Next, you will need to have a good Internet connection for you to have an uninterrupted download. Lastly, you need to have one of these devices:
- Windows 10 – version 1607 or later
- iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch – iOS 9.0 or later
- Android devices – Android 4.4.2 or later
- Amazon Fire tablet – Fire OS 4.0 or later
Once you have checked off the list above, download the latest version of your Netflix app before you start downloading movies and shows.
How to Download Netflix Movies and TV Shows for Offline Viewing
- Launch your Netflix app.
- Look for the titles you want to download. If you see on the description page a Download icon, tap it to Download. If none, it is not available for download.
- To easily find movies that are available for download, click the Menu button and look for the Available for Download option. You will see the list of titles you can watch offline.
Watching Downloaded Netflix Shows While Offline
- To access all your downloaded titles, click the Menu button.
- Select the My Downloads folder.
- Look for the title you want to watch and click to start playing. You can only watch the contents offline on the device where they were downloaded.
Take note that not all movies and shows you see on Netflix are available for download. You have to check each title if it is downloadable or not. Also, some downloadable contents tend to expire. If you happen to come across a title you want to watch offline, download it as soon as possible, before it becomes unavailable for download.
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