Netflix Now Enabled Smart Download Feature For iOS Devices

Netflix Now Enabled Smart Download Feature For iOS Devices

"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". Richie Mehta's "Delhi Crime" to Premiere on Netflix on March 22.

The Smart Downloads feature only works when users are connected to a Wi-Fi network, which means one does not have to worry about accidentally finishing up their mobile data after downloading content from Netflix. And today, the company is bringing the feature to iOS.

Founded in 1997 and headquartered in the US, Netflix is one of the largest online video streaming service with over 5 million Indian users and 137 million global users. Now, when you finish watching a downloaded episode, Smart Downloads will delete it, and then automatically download the next episode.

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Once you've done that, simply head over to the "downloads" section of the app and you'll find the "smart downloads" toggle at the very top. With new updates like the Smart Download app allowing viewers to stay tuned in with their favorite shows wherever, whenever, it's exciting to think about the possibilities where the industry is headed. Let's say you download the first three episodes of a show that you want to watch offline.

Netflix has recently been focusing heavily on offline access to its app to further expand its user base as the USA market saturates. Netflix also claims that the feature doesn't eat into the storage space of your device. "The feature is one more way we're making it easier for Netflix fans to take the stories they love wherever they go", said Netflix. In a statement to The Los Angeles Times, the company confirmed it was testing the feature.

"The faster our members can get to the next episode of their favorite stories, the better", a Netflix spokesperson said Thursday.