The Netflix Smart downloads was first launched on Android Smartphone in July 2018, and it arrival came with outstanding features.
The cool thing about the Smart Downloads Netflix is that it helps saves more storage and time of downloading and deleting the former series.
When watching a TV movie show series, you will need to download the episode accordingly, but that take a lot of time. Today, Netflix want you to activate and toggle on Smart downloads to take away the stress.
How Smart downloads Netflix Works
It automatically downloads a new episode when you are done with one. If you have downloaded episodes 1, 2, and 3 of a show, and you finish watching episode 1, the Netflix app will automatically delete episode 1 and download episode 4.
During the Android launch, the Netflix Smart Downloads feature is an automatic refresh feature is optional. “We also want to emphasize that giving consumers more control over their entertainment experience is at the heart of everything we do,” Johnson said.
Understand that the Smart Downloads feature only turns on when you’re connected to Wi-Fi, so your data plan will never be used, and it won’t impact your device storage, because it will always delete the last watched episode before downloading the next one.
Netflix Smart Downloads is available on the latest version of the Netflix app for Android mobile devices, iOS mobile devices, and computers and tablets running Windows 10.
How To Activate Smart downloads
Thankfully, you can easily toggle off and on the Netflix Smart Downloads. Here is how to activate the Smart Downloads Netflix on Android and iOS devices.
Turn Smart Downloads on or off from your Downloads section
- Tap on the Downloads icon.
- From the top of the My Downloads section, select Smart Downloads.
- Use the toggle to turn Smart Downloads on or off.
Turn Smart Downloads on or off from App Settings
- Tap the Menu icon.
- Scroll down and select App Settings.
- Under the Downloads heading, use the toggle to turn Smart Downloads on or off.
Important Note: If there are no additional episodes to download in your series, the last watched episode will not be deleted.