Netflix Adds Download Feature for iOS and Android Mobile Devices

Posted Wed Nov 30, 2016 at 09:30 AM PST by
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Users can now download content for offline viewing.

Netflix has announced the launch of a download feature for mobile devices. The new option is now available through the latest Netflix app on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

With the new download feature, Netflix subscribers can now save content for offline viewing, allowing them to keep watching titles in situations where an internet connection might not be available. Users simply need to click on the download button located on the details page of the selected film or TV series. Several movies and shows are available for download starting today -- including 'Orange is The New Black,' 'Narcos' and 'The Crown' -- and support for more titles will be added in the future.

Netflix mobile downloading is offered with all plans at no extra charge. A current Netflix subscription starts at $10 for HD streaming and $12 for Ultra HD streaming. 

Upcoming Netflix premieres include 'Pacific Heat' on December 2, 'Reggie Watts: Spatial' on December 6,  'Fuller House' season two on December 9, 'Barry' on December 16, 'Gabriel lglesias: I'm Sorry For What I Said When I Was Hungry' on December 20, 'Travelers' on December 23, 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' on January 13, 'David Brent: Life on the Road' on February 10, and 'Iron Fist' on March 17.

Likewise, the streaming platform is also prepping new seasons of 'Chelsea,' 'Lady Dynamite,' and 'Real Rob,' the second season of 'Stranger Things' for 2017, the third season of 'Bloodline' for 2017, new episodes of the documentary series 'Making a Murderer,' 'Bill Nye Saves the World' for 2017, Marvel's 'The Punisher,' Marvel's 'Defenders,' a new 'Lost in Space' series, Spike Lee's 'She's Gotta Have It,' the final season of 'Longmire,' the South Korean disaster film 'Pandora,' and a feature film adaptation of the manga 'Death Note.' 

Source: Netflix

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