How to download titles to watch offline

You can watch TV shows and movies offline at any time by downloading them from the Netflix app. Learn more about finding, downloading, and watching downloaded TV shows and movies below.

To download TV shows or movies you'll need one of these devices with the latest version of the Netflix app installed:

Some older operating system versions for these devices may not support downloads. Make sure your device has the latest updates installed.

Find a TV show or movie

Find a TV show or movie and look for the Downloads icon downward facing arrow, or filter by what is available for download.

Not all TV shows and movies are available for download. To learn why, go to this article with more information.

Download a TV show or movie

  1. Open the Netflix app.

  2. Browse all TV shows and movies available for download:

    • iPhone, iPad, Android, or Fire devices: Tap Downloads download iconSee What You Can Download

    • Chromebook: Click Downloads > Find More to Download

  3. Select a TV show or movie you want to download onto your device.

    • For movies, click Download .

    • For TV shows, click the download button  next to each episode you want to download.

       Android devices and Fire tablets also have a Download Season  button.

To save on data usage, we recommend being connected to Wi-Fi while downloading.

Ad-free plans can have up to 100 active downloads at a time per device based on the number of devices included in your Netflix plan.

Ad-supported plans are limited to 15 total downloads per device per calendar month.

If you cancel your account, downloads on your device will be deleted. If you restart your membership, you'll need to download them again.

Watch downloaded TV shows and movies

To access and watch the downloads offline, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Netflix app.

  2. Tap Downloads download icon.

  3. Find the download you want to watch, then select Play .

You need to stay signed in to your Netflix account to access the downloads offline. If you're using a Kids profile, downloaded TV shows and movies with higher maturity ratings may not be available to watch offline.

Downloaded TV shows and movies are available on the device that was used to download them and you can view them from any of your Netflix profiles.

Downloads will expire after a period of time, and some have a limit on how many times they can be downloaded per year. Once you’re done watching, delete downloads from your device to free up space.

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