How to change the video quality of a download

You can select the download video quality that best fits your needs. 

  • Standard is a slightly lower video quality than High quality. It requires less storage space and takes less time to download.

  • High quality, up to 1080p depending on the TV show or movie, requires more storage space and takes more time to download.

To change the video quality for downloaded TV shows and movies: 

  1. Open the Netflix app and select More , the 3-dot "More" icon ..., or the Profile icon .

  2. Select App Settings.

  3. Under Downloads, select Download Video Quality or Video Quality.

  4. Select either Standard or High/Higher.

To select video quality on an Android or Amazon Fire device, it must be able to stream Netflix in HD. Learn more about Android HD-capable models and Amazon Fire HD-capable models.

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