Netflix Gets Smarter About Downloads on iOS

Posted on February 7, 2019 by Mehedi Hassan in Music + Videos with 3 Comments

Netflix launched Smart Downloads on Android back in July of last year. The feature essentially automated downloads on Netflix so that you never have to wait for something to download when you are on the go. And today, the company is bringing the feature to iOS.

Smart Downloads automatically downloads the next episode for a show you are watching once you finish the current episode. Once downloaded, Netflix automatically removes the previously downloaded episodes, making more space available for future downloads. This way, Netflix automatically does all the work for your downloads so you can keep watching shows without having to worry about manually downloading them or deleting the episodes to make space for new ones.

Netflix says the feature is available on its Windows 10 app as well, though we aren’t sure when exactly that launched. Either way, Smart Downloads is now available on all the three major platforms:

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