Netflix’s Smart Downloads function is broadening its horizons with “Downloads for You.” It can now mechanically obtain films and TV reveals that you simply may like, that can assist you in conditions the place you end up caught with out Internet entry or in an extended wait just like the night commute. (Remember travelling back and forth for work? Saving on commute time is one of many few issues I’m grateful to COVID-19 for.) Previously, Netflix’s Smart Downloads would mechanically delete the episodes you have watched and obtain the subsequent episode of stated TV collection. But films (or new reveals) have been out of the query. With Downloads for You, Netflix goes a step additional.
How to mechanically obtain films and TV reveals on Netflix app
Naturally, Netflix’s Downloads for You is an opt-in function that you would be able to activate contained in the Netflix app. The function is simply out there for Android units, it is not on iPhone and iPad proper now.
To get began, merely launch the Netflix Android app. Then, faucet on the Downloads tab. There, hit the toggle subsequent to Downloads for You. On the subsequent display, determine how much cupboard space you need to dedicate for Downloads for You. Netflix says 3GB is sufficient for 12 films and TV reveals. Once you have made up your thoughts, faucet Turn On.
If you modify your thoughts, you may all the time deactivate the Downloads for You toggle within the Netflix app. Or if you happen to run into storage troubles, you may lower the quantity it takes up from Downloads > Smart Downloads. Alternatively, in order for you extra surprises, simply enhance the cupboard space allotted to Downloads for You. The cupboard space you reserve for automated downloads won’t be utilized by guide downloads you provoke within the Netflix app.
“Three years ago, we introduced Smart Downloads so you can find the next episode of your favorite show — even when you’re on the go,” Netflix’s director of product innovation Patrick Flemming wrote in a Netflix weblog. “Now, we want to make discovering your next new favorite series or film quick and easy whether you’re connected or not. Today we’re launching Downloads for You, a new feature that automatically downloads recommended shows or movies to your mobile device based on your tastes.”
Netflix’s Downloads for You is on the market now on Android globally. It will quickly enter testing on iOS. If you are questioning how much of a wait it may be, Netflix’s Smart Downloads function took practically seven months to make the leap from Android to iOS.