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How to activate Netflix Smart Downloads on Android Smartphone

The Netflix Smart downloads was first launched on Android Smartphone in July 2018, and it arrives as an outstanding feature.

We’ve come to understand the essential and importance of Smart Downloads Netflix, as it helps to save more storage and time of downloading and deleting the former series.

When watching a TV movie show series, you will have 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.

About Smart downloads Netflix

It Automatically Downloads a New Episode When You’re 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 Smartphone.

Also Read: How to activate Netflix Smart Downloads on iOS device

Turn Smart Downloads on or off from your Downloads section

*. Tap 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.

Note that, if there are no additional episodes to download in your series, the last watched episode will not be deleted.

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