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.

Choose your device for instructions on how to change the video quality for downloaded TV shows and movies. 

iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

  1. Open the Netflix app and tap the More or Profile icon.

  2. Select App Settings.

  3. Under Downloads, select Video Quality.

  4. Select either Standard or Higher.

Android phone or tablet

  1. Open the Netflix app and tap More .

  2. Tap App Settings.

  3. Under Downloads, tap Download Video Quality.

  4. Select Standard or High.

Note:
To select video quality, your Android device must be able to stream Netflix in HD. Learn more about Android HD-capable models.

Amazon Fire tablet

  1. Open the Netflix app and tap More .

  2. Tap App Settings.

  3. Under Downloads, tap Download Video Quality.

  4. Select Standard or High.

Note:
To select video quality, your Amazon Fire tablet must be able to stream Netflix in HD. Learn more about Amazon Fire HD-capable models.

Windows 10 tablet or computer

  1. Open the app and click or tap the icon.

  2. Select Settings.

  3. Under Downloads, select Video Quality.

  4. Select Standard or High.