I believe you’ve read our previous articles on Netflix and Netflix alternatives. If not, I urge you to go through it as that’s a comprehensive list of the best working alternatives to Netflix (free and paid). Now that is out of the way, let’s get into what we have for the day “How to Watch Netflix Offline on Android”.

How To Download Movies from Netflix

Here we are talking about the world’s most famous streaming platform and they’ve definitely had the satisfaction fo their subscribers at the back of their mind. With that being said, you can now gain access to download movies and TV series on smartphones. Isn’t that amazing?

In this article, I will be guiding you through some step by step know-how based on watching and downloading your favorite TV series on your device. Let me blow up your mind, you can do those without data; am simply saying that you can watch your favorites while you’re offline. But first how we go about that? Yeah! that’s the reason why we are here to go through the how.

Prerequisites to Watch Netflix Offline

Below are tips on how to get your favorite Movies and TV Shows directly on your device for free no strings attached. And you need some advance preparation before you go offline. If you know beforehand that you are going to be offline watching movies and TV Shows, you have to make room for space on your device.

Then you will be free to download the desired programs and movies while you have a strong connection. But before that, for those of you that film with your device and take selfies too, I advise you move them to another device or storage, better still e-backup. In other to for you gain enough space for your downloads.

Sign Up with Netflix (SUBSCRIBE)

Step one to get this done is to get your device ready and connected to the network or Wi-Fi before gaining access to downloads, also make sure you have the latest version of the app (Netflix) installed in your smartphone, and lastly, make sure you have an active account on Netflix. Come on, yes you need to have an account with them.

Ok, why do you subscribe to TV station such as DSTV, Go TV, Kwèsé TV and whole lots of them? If you are able to answer that. Then you’re in for the BIG catch.

How To Download Movies From Netflix

According to Netflix. If you are interested in browsing downloadable titles, select Available for Download from the Netflix menu in other to ease you some stress. You can also go search for new content to download. By clicking on the dedicated button, you’ll be redirected to a screen that will show you all the downloadable contents.

And once you find that which you desire to watch offline, tap the download icon on that video’s page. Once it is transferred to your device. But take note that for movies, the download icon is available on the description page, and for series, the download icon is next to each individual episode. After your downloads are made you can find it in the My Downloads section of the app and guess what from that same folder You’ll be able to watch your videos without you having an active internet connection.

 Select video quality for Netflix downloads.

Yes, it’s important. To speed up your downloads and minimize storage consumption, Netflix defaults quality downloads rates to “standard” video quality. But if the reverse is the case in such a way that you’re not worried about those things, you can select “higher” video quality.

But to effect that, you need to click on the Netflix app’s Menu icon. Scroll down. Then tap App Settings. Under the Downloads header, select Video Quality. From there you can select your preferred video quality.

In a situation in which the download option is not available, what do you do?

If peradventure your searched for a specific movie in the catalog and finally you got what you were looking but don’t see the download icon, don’t get yourself worked-up or moody, that simply means that the content cannot be downloaded. What you need to know is that not all content available on Netflix supports downloading.

If your smartphone supports microSD, you can use it to save your movies instead of storing them on the device itself. But it should be of a higher capacity.

Have you ever watched Netflix offline? If yes, have you experienced any strange issues while following the routines? Let us know in the comments.

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