Now for a couple of years, we all could easily download the Netflix movies and also the favorite TV shows on Windows 10, and iOS Android devices, and Amazon Fire tablets. Though it is a very precious option for downloading content to your device through Wi-Fi, if you are going somewhere and you won’t have the internet, or if you are on a limited data connection, then you can easily saw your favorite show which you can download before going anywhere. But now, the Netflix is bringing an extra supportive feature to its application on Android.
Netflix Smart Downloads on Android
Recently, Netflix announced the rollout of the latest feature which is called Smart Downloads for Android phones and tablets. This Smart Download feature will automatically delete the downloaded episodes that you have already watched and then replace them with next some new episode in the series. And the feature will only work or download episodes when you are connected to the Wi-Fi, and it will also save your data and help in maximizing the storage space.
Netflix exec Cameron Johnson writes on a blog post that this week, the newest feature was announced. And today, we are very energized to launch the Smart Downloads feature. Now, when users finish watching a downloaded episode, then the Smart Downloads feature will automatically delete it, and then download the next episode routinely. Netflix executive also said that you watch and we do the work. And if the users want to download the episodes 1 through the episode 4 of the Netflix Original series Luke Cage, then whenever the users finish watching episode 1, then it will automatically delete and automatically download episode 5.
However, the feature should be available on every Android device by default, but if anyone wants to keep some old episodes on your device so that they can watch them again, then you can clasp the Smart Downloads feature Turn off. Though, to turn on or off on your Android phone or tablets follow the below-given steps:
- Open and start the Netflix
- Click on the Downloads
- At the top of the screen, you see a message that Smart Downloads in Turn On, then click on it.
- It will automatically Turn Off
And on the next page, now you will get a message which told you what Smart Downloads is and how it can work, and you can easily just tie it off.
Formerly, if anyone wants to download too many episodes, then the Netflix would display an error message and also not allow the user to download more until the user deleted some shows. So, if anyone likes to indulge shows on the Netflix, then you have to find this a very helpful new feature. However, it is really pleasant to know that you can turn it off whenever you want.
Netflix did not say about the feature when will come to iOS or any other platforms.