How to use 'Download Next Episode'

To download the next episode of a TV series automatically, use Download Next Episode (called Smart Downloads on devices running Windows 10 or Windows 11 and some Chromebook and Chromebox models). When you finish watching a downloaded episode, it will be deleted and the next episode in the series will be automatically downloaded for you.

If there are no more episodes to download in a series, the last watched episode won't be deleted.

To turn Download Next Episode on or off:

  1. Open the Netflix app and tap Downloads .

    • On a device running Windows 10 or Windows 11, open the Netflix app and select Menu , then My Downloads.

  2. At the top of the screen, select Smart Downloads.

  3. Use the switch under Download Next Episode to turn it on or off.

Download Next Episode:

  • Is available on devices that support downloads and are running the latest version of the Netflix app.

  • Works when you're connected to Wi-Fi, so your cellular data won't be used.

  • Won't affect your device storage beyond what you've already downloaded.

If the next episode doesn't download, make sure:

  • Download Next Episode is turned on.

  • Your device is connected to Wi-Fi.

  • There is another episode in the series.

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