How to automatically download TV shows and movies to your Android phone

To make sure you always have something to watch offline, use Downloads For You. Downloads For You automatically downloads TV shows and movies we think you might like to your Android phone.

To turn Downloads For You on or off:

  1. Open the Netflix app and tap Downloads .

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

  3. Use the switch under Downloads For You to turn it on or off.

  4. Under Allocate Storage, use the + and - buttons to adjust the storage (GB) amount to download. You can automatically download up to 5GB of TV shows and movies at a time.

Downloads For You:

  • Is available on Android phones running the latest version of the Netflix app.

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

  • Is optional. You can turn it on or off at any time in your Downloads settings.

If TV shows and movies aren't automatically downloaded, make sure:

  • Downloads For You is turned on.

  • Your device is connected to Wi-Fi.

  • There is available storage space on your device.