Friday, 22 February, 2019

Netflix Finally Launches ‘Smart Downloads’ for iOS

Netflix finally launches Smart Downloads feature on iPhone and iPad Netflix finally brings its smart downloads feature to iOS devices
Troy Mann | 10 February, 2019, 22:46

Now you can binge watch on a portable device without blowing your data limit.

Netflix has rolled out its Smart Downloads feature for iOS users- a seamless way to help users manage their downloaded titles on the Netflix app. With the Smart Downloads app, Netflix can keep you up to date too. Don't worry about this impacting your data caps, Smart Downloads only will work on Wi-Fi. Smart Downloads automatically delete an episode after you watch it and downloads the next one, as long as you're on a stable Wi-Fi connection.

However, that task will now be automated thanks to the arrival of Smart Downloads on iOS. For example, suppose you have already downloaded the first three episodes. Of course if you prefer to do things the old way, you can disable this feature. As for how the feature actually works, well, it will identify the series and the episodes users are watching and then decides when to activate the automatic download action.

Use the toggle to turn Smart Downloads on or off. "Now, fans on the Netflix iOS app can get in on the fun and convenience of Smart Downloads, spending less time managing their downloads and more time watching". This is probably why Netflix introduced the feature on Android first.

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As part of Netflix's Standard plan ($13), subscribers get access to offline access on two devices.

The finished episode is automatically deleted, ensuring there is enough storage space for new content. "Users will also have the option to opt-out of this feature".

"We're trying out a feature which gives Netflix members the ability to rewatch favorite scenes and memorable moments with the click of a button", the streaming firm said.

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