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How to Download Movies from Netflix

Want to watch Netflix movies without internet? You can download movies from Netflix with these two methods. You will never worry about video expiring using the second one.

Updated May 24,2018 | by Cody

Netflix is a great platform to watch movies and TV shows. As you know, there are still some places where no internet is available or not allowed to use it. in that case, you can download Movies from Netflix in order to enjoy them when offline.

Netflix Movies

Use Netflix Download Feature to Download Movies

Since 2016, Netflix has provided Download feature that allows you to download certain movies and TV shows for offline watching. The download feature is now available on Netflix on iOS 9 or later devices, Android smartphones or tablets, or Windows 10 PC. Namely, the download feature is not supported in a web browser or other devices.

According to Netflix, downloading movies will take the same data as streaming, so you’d better download Netflix movies with WiFi connection.

Let’s take iPhone as an example to show you how to download movies from Netflix.

Step 1. Open Netflix App on your iPhone.

Step 2. Select the Movie and go to the description page. If you want to download TV shows, the download icon is next to the episode title.

Download Movies from Netflix

Step 3. Tap on the download icon to start downloading.

 Netflix provides two video quality standards to save videos offline on your iPhone. you can go to Menu > App Settings > Downloads > Video Quality to select Standard or Higher video quality.

Note: all downloaded videos will be expired within less than 7 days. Some of the titles will even expire within 48 hours after you first play it.

Can you transfer the videos from iPhone to PC to prevent from expiring?

No. You can only view the downloaded files with Netflix app.

How to Save Netflix Movies Forever

Netflix streaming videos are encrypted, you cannot download them with other tools. As a workaround, you can use tools like Replay Media Catcher to record the video, so you will never worry about WiFi or Video get expired.

To download videos from Netflix without the Netflix app:

Step 1. Download and install Replay Media Catcher on your computer.

Step 2. Within this application, enter the Netflix movie URL you want to download to the address bar and click the Digital Video Record icon at the end of the address bar.

Download Netflix Video

Step 3. Log in to your Netflix account in order to load the video.

Step 4. Click the REC icon to start record Netflix movie.


In this way, the video is recorded and saved on your computer. You can watch any time you want without worrying about expiration. If you like, you can also transfer the downloaded Netflix movies to mobile devices like iPhone or iPad.

How to Transfer Downloaded Netflix Videos to iPhone/iPad

To transfer Netflix videos to iOS device, iPhone transfer software IOTransfer can be of great help. Unlike iTunes, IOTransfer provides a very intuitive interface, so you will probably know what to do just by looking at it.

Let’ see how it works:

Step 1. Free download and install this program on your Windows 10/8/7 computer.

Step 2. Open IOTransfer and connect your iPhone to this PC.

iPhone Transfer

Step .3. Click MANAGE tab, and select Video from the left side menu.

Transfer Netflix Movies to iPhone

Step 4. Click Import and select the Netflix movies that you just downloaded to transfer to your iPhone.

In a short while, the progress will complete and you can watch the Netflix video with the TV app on your iPhone even when Netflix is inaccessible or offline.


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