Have you ever wondered if you can download movies and TV shows from Netflix for offline watching on your iPhone or iPad? Yes, you can do that. Last year, Netflix officially launched offline playback feature for its mobile app. This means that you now can download your favorite Netflix movies and TV shows, and watch them while in a road trip. Cool, isn’t it?
In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to download movies and TV shows from Netflix for offline watching on your iPhone or iPad. Before we get started, head to the App Store and update the Netflix app to the latest version (version 9.0 or later).
Steps to download movies and TV shows from Netflix on your iPhone or iPad to watch them offline
Steps to download a movie or TV episode on Netflix
Note that the offline playback feature is available for mobile users, and it remains unclear if Netflix will bring the feature to desktop users.
Step one: First off, you need to launch the Netflix app from your home screen and then hit the Menu button located at the top left corner of the screen
Step two: Next up, tap on Available for Download (Note that not every movie or TV show includes offline support)
Step three: Once you are done, you will see a list of all shows that support offline playback. You simply need to swipe around and locate something you wish to watch offline on your iPhone or iPad. After that, tap on a movie or TV show
Step four: Tap on the download button from the Details view. Then, your TV show or movie will start downloading to your iPhone or iPad.
Steps to remove the downloaded TV episode or movie
Step one: Launch the Netflix app from your home screen and then tap on the Menu button
Step two: Next up, you need to tap on My Download and then tap on the title of the TV show to proceed
Step three: You now need to tap Edit and hit the Delete button next to the title to remove the downloaded show.
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