Netflix has announced the arrival of its Smart Downloads feature for iOS, enabling customers with an iPhone or iPad will enjoy the same intelligent download management feature as Android and Windows 10 users.
Now, that very same functionality has made its way over to Netflix's iOS app, ensuring that your "downloads" list is automatically populated with the next unwatched episode and cleared of the ones you've already binged through. But do keep in mind that if you are into binge-watching a TV series and want to watch it again in one go, the Smart Downloads feature is not for you, primarily because it automatically deletes a previously watched episode to free up space. If you want to store more episodes you need to turn Smart Downloads off. Whether it is smart downloading or viewing a mobile preview, we realize the best part of Netflix is connecting with the stories you will love in an easier and more fun way. You need the appropriate app and offline storage to use Smart Downloads. With new updates like the Smart Download app allowing viewers to stay tuned in with their favorite shows wherever, whenever, it's exciting to think about the possibilities where the industry is headed.More news: Finland basic income trial left people 'happier but jobless'
Netflix's goal is to take the hassle out of updating shows stored on your mobile device.
Smart Downloads is activated only when iOS and Android users are connected to a Wi-Fi signal.More news: January unemployment up from December, drops from start of 2018
Say you download three episodes of a series, for instance. "Users will also have the option to opt-out of this feature".
"The faster our members can get to the next episode of their favorite stories, the better", a spokesperson said.More news: Nintendo notes that the 3DS market is contracting quicker than expected
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