Whenever I wish to watch some of my favorite movies or TV shows, I prefer to hang out with Netflix. As a user, I have always wanted this entertainment app to allow offline playback; just like most users.
Finally, Netflix has fulfilled the wish of many users. The 9.0.1 version of the app now lets you download movies and TV shows to watch them offline.
How to Download a Movie or TV episode on Netflix on iPhone and iPad
Note: There are some limitations to what you can download. The contents which are available to download appear to be owned by the app. It says that more items would be available for download in future.
“Many of your favorite streaming series and movies are already available for download, with more on the way, so there is plenty of content available for those times when you are offline. For example, Orange is The New Black, Narcos, and The Crown are available for download today.” Netflix.
Step #1. Make sure to update Netflix to the latest version. Then, launch the app on your iOS device. Now, tap on the menu button (three horizontal lines) at the top left the corner.
Step #2. Tap on Available for Download.
Next, you need to tap the show or movie which you wish to download.
Step #3. Now, tap on the download button next to the movie or episode.
How to Choose Between Standard and High Video Quality in Netflix on iPhone and iPad
You have the option to choose between two different resolutions-Standard and High.
The higher video quality will not just require more space but also take longer to download as compared to the standard one.
Step #1. To change the video resolution, go to the App Settings section.
Step #2. Tap on Video Quality.
Step #3. Select the Video quality.
How to Download Netflix Videos Using Cellular on iPhone and iPad
Netflix app, by default, downloads videos when your device is connected to Wi-Fi. But in case you want to download them using Cellular Data, then you can turn off Wi-Fi Only option from the App Settings and set it to download videos using data.
How to Remove a Downloaded Movie or TV Episode from Netflix on iPhone and iPad
If you have watched the downloaded movie or shows and no longer want them to continue to occupy space on your iPhone, you can easily delete them.
Step #1. Launch Netflix app on your iPhone. Then, tap on the menu button at the upper left corner.
Step #2. Next, you need to tap on My Downloads.
Step #3. Tap on Edit.
Step #4. Finally, you have to tap the delete button (“x”) next to the items you wish to remove.
If you are going to use TV app a lot on your iPhone, do check out this post to reduce data consumption while using this entertainment app on your device.