Netflix Finally Launches Smart Downloads on iOS for Automated Offline Viewing

Last summer, Netflix launched a new feature called Smart Downloads for Android users, which made for seamless automated offline viewing.

When a user finishes watching an episode, Smart Downloads will delete it, then automatically download the next one for you. Netflix said at the time, “you watch, we do the work.”

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Today, Netflix has finally launched Smart Downloads for iOS users, which will come across as great news for those who download episodes for offline viewing.

Netflix says there is an option to opt-out of Smart Downloads entirely, so episodes only download over Wi-Fi.

Last summer, Netflix said Smart Downloads would debut for iOS users “in the coming months” but that never happened. Check out how the feature works below:

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The Netflix Smart Downloads feature is now available on iOS, Android and the Windows 10 Netflix app.

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