Why can't I download titles?

Not all TV shows and movies are available for download. If you see the Downloads icon for some titles but not others, visit How does Netflix determine which TV shows and movies are available for download?

If you don't see the Downloads icon for any TV shows or movies, there may be a problem with your device or this feature may not be supported on your device. Follow the steps below to fix the problem.

Android phone or tablet

Run Netflix app diagnostics

  1. While in the Netflix app, tap the More button in the lower right corner.

  2. Select App Settings.

  3. Scroll down to Diagnostics and select Download.

    • If you don't see Download, continue to the next set of troubleshooting steps.

  4. You'll see one of the following error codes. Select your error from the list below for specific troubleshooting steps.

    If you see an error code not listed above, contact Netflix Customer Service.

Clear the Netflix app data

Note:
Clearing app data will delete any titles you have downloaded to the device.
  1. From the Home screen on your device, navigate to Settings.

  2. Select General.

    • If you don't see General, continue to the next step.

  3. Select Apps or Applications.

  4. Select Manage Applications, Application Manager, or Manage All Apps.

    • If you don't see these selections, continue to the next step.

  5. Scroll down and select Netflix.

    • If you don't see Netflix, check the Downloaded tab.

  6. Select Storage.

    • If you don't see Storage, continue to the next step

  7. Select Clear Data or Clear Storage, then OK.

  8. Try Netflix again.

Enable download storage

  1. From the Android home screen, navigate to Settings.

  2. Select Apps or Apps Manager.

  3. Select Netflix.

  4. Select Permissions.

  5. Switch Storage to On.

  6. Try Netflix again.

What should I do next?

If the above steps don't help, your device may not support this feature. See Downloading TV shows and movies on Netflix for more information about supported devices.

iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Reinstall the Netflix app

Note:
Deleting the Netflix app will also delete any TV shows or movies you have downloaded. You may need your Apple ID and password to reinstall the app.
  1. From your device's home screen, tap and hold the Netflix app until it shakes.

  2. In the top left corner of the Netflix icon, tap the X, then tap Delete. Once deleted, press the Done or Home button to stop the shaking.

  3. Open the App Store and search for "Netflix."

  4. Select the free Netflix app from Netflix, Inc.

  5. To install the app, tap the cloud icon.

  6. Once installed, try Netflix again.

What should I do next?

If you still can't download titles after updating the Netflix app, or if you already have the latest version of the Netflix app installed, your device may not support this feature. See Downloading TV shows and movies on Netflix for more information about supported devices.

Windows 10 computer or tablet

Use the Netflix app for Windows 10

Downloading titles on a Windows 10 computer requires the latest version of the Netflix app, and is not supported in a browser. See Using Netflix on your Windows computer or tablet for more information about the Netflix app for Windows 10.

Update Windows

  1. Press the Windows Key on your keyboard.

  2. Select Settings .

  3. Select Update & security.

  4. Windows will check for updates. If it doesn't, select Check for updates.

  5. Once the updates are installed, restart your computer and try Netflix again.

If no updates were found or this didn't fix the problem, continue below.

Check your Windows version

To download TV shows and movies, your computer needs to be on Windows Version 1607 or higher. Follow the steps below to check your Windows version.

  1. Press the Windows Key on your keyboard.

  2. Type "About your PC", then click About your PC.

  3. Under Windows specifications, check the Version number.

If the version number is below 1607, your computer may be having problems updating Windows. Contact Microsoft support or your computer manufacturer for help.

If the version number is 1607 or higher, continue below.

What should I do next?

We're researching this error. To help us investigate, please contact Netflix Customer Service.

All other devices

Your device may not support this feature. See Downloading TV shows and movies on Netflix for more information about supported devices.