Starting today, the app will be able to automatically delete downloaded videos once you've watched them.
If you'd rather keep shows stored in your phone to watch again and again, though, you can switch off smart downloads in settings anytime. Of course, Netflix requires a paid subscription in order to watch or download movies or TV shows, something which we're sure you know about already.
The Smart Downloads feature only works over Wi-Fi, with no way to use the feature over mobile data for the time being.
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Smart downloads can be turned off if desired by tapping the "Downloads" icon, clicking 'Smart Downloads, ' then toggling it off. However, that means you'll also have to do not forget to manually delete the episodes you've watched once you're done with them.
Select Smart Downloads appearing on the top.
The app for both iOS and Android, however, is absolutely free, and you can grab it from the links below. "And you have to manually go back and delete episodes".
Smart Downloads will only work for TV shows and not for movies, standup specials and other types of content. This means it can automatically download the first episode of the next season once users have finished watching the season finale.
New to Netflix this month is the latest season of Orange Is the New Black, a fresh batch of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Somebody Feed Phil: The Second Course, Shameless season 8, and more.