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