Netflix is the world’s leading online TV show and movie streaming service which offers a catalog of some of the best TV shows and movies to binge on. It is a cross-platform service which makes it even better as you can start/resume your favorite show or movie from almost anywhere. The only minor drawback is that you need a stable internet connection to enjoy the collection but not anymore.
Now, Netflix has updated its Android and iOS app with the offline viewing feature where users can download the content and watch with no internet connection. This tutorial explains how to download Netflix TV shows and movies for offline viewing on Android. The process should be similar for iOS counterpart as well.
But before you proceed, do make sure you have the latest version of the Netflix Android app (version 4.12.0 build 13287 or higher). If you don’t have it already, you can get it either by searching on the Play Store or use the link given at the end of this tutorial.
Steps to download Netflix TV shows and movies for offline viewing:
Step 1: Launch the Netflix Android app and tap the hamburger menu icon on the top left corner. Tap on the Available for Download option.
Step 2: It will show you the list of all Netflix TV shows and movies that you can download for offline viewing. While you can search for it manually, this option is the fastest way to find them.
Step 3: Tap the download icon to start downloading your chosen TV show or movie.
Step 4: Once the download starts, you can tap on the download icon again to get access to options: Pause All, Cancel Download, and View My Downloads. You can even tap the Blue colored bar to see more details related to the TV show/movie getting downloaded.
Netflix offers a few download related settings under App Settings option. From here, you can choose whether you want to download Netflix movies and TV shows only on WiFi or even on the cellular connection. It also shows the amount of space taken by Netflix out of the available internal storage of your Android device.
So this is how you can download Netflix movies and TV shows to watch them offline. If you have any doubts or any question, feel free to ask them in the comments section below.
You can get the Netflix Android app by clicking the link below.