How to Download Netflix Videos for Offline Viewing

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Nilanchala Panigrahy 馃尡

With the holiday season in full swing, Netflix started rolling out new features to download your favourite programs and movies for offline viewing. Offline videos is arguably one of the the most demanded feature the Netflix users were long awaited for.

Offline video viewing was initially introduced by Netflix competitor product Amazon Prime Video. After the release of offline video feature, Amazon reportedly received 20% higher subscription.

To take advantage of the offline viewing feature on your Android or Apple devices, you need to have an active Netflix Service subscription and updated Netflix Android or iOS apps. Once you have the new version, you can download TV series, movies, including Netflix鈥檚 original contents and watch on your free time even without internet.

What is聽Netflix?

Netflix is a subscription-based online video streaming service allows you to watch movies, television shows and special programs whenever you want. Once you signup with Netflix and subscribe any of the monthly pack from Basic, Standard or Premium, you can watch your favorite programs on demand on desktop, mobile, tablet and Smart TV鈥檚.

How to Download Netflix Videos

To download Netflix shows and movies to watch offline, you鈥檒l need to first have a compatible phone or tablet running iOS 8 or later or Android 4.4.2 or later, and then ensure that you have the latest version of Netflix app installed. You you have installed the older version of the app, visit聽app store to update to the聽latest version.

Then, you鈥檒l need to sign in to your Netflix account and navigate to the Available for Download section in the menu located on your device top left corner. There, you鈥檒l find a collection of movies and shows available to download including Netflix Originals.

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Once you select聽your favourite video or show for download,聽select it and then tap the Download icon next to the episode you鈥檙e after. You will then see a blue progress bar along the bottom of the app. Once downloaded, you鈥檒l see a blue icon next to that episode.

Download Netflix Videos

Watch Saved聽Videos

You can find your downloaded shows by navigating to the menu and tapping My Downloads. Simply click to聽watch the program.

Browse Saved Netfix Videos

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I'm a blogger, educator and a full stack developer. Mainly focused on Java, Spring and Micro-service architecture. I love to learn, code, make and break things.

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