I'm planning on a flight to Canada and I worry that my flight might not have internet access to let me watch my selected Netflix titles for time killing. Can I watch Netflix without Internet?
Yes, of course, you can watch Netflix videos when you don't have an internet connection, like on the airplane, subway, or in a remote area. Netflix upgraded its app earlier to allow users to download videos for offline viewing. This will be handy for Netflix fans to continue enjoying their titles when there's no Wifi or cellular connection. Without further ado, let's check the two methods below to download Netflix movies & TV shows offline for watching without any internet accession.
With millions of binge-viewers worldwide, Netflix has a large content library of originals, films, documentaries, TV shows, etc and they are all being added continually. However, not all of the content can be downloaded offline, some titles are just unavailable to download because of the titles' rights.
The following's how it works on downloading Netflix titles offline via the app, and please get everything ready while you have a good internet connection.
Step 1 Launch Netflix on your laptop, phone, tablet, etc. And login using your Netflix account.
Step 2 Click the menu button in the upper-left corner of the Netflix app and select "Available for Download" in the drop-down menu list.
As we mentioned above: Not all videos are available to download, and here you can select the shown movies & TV shows to download.
Step 3 Go into "Settings" and select the output Netflix quality (standard or HD). Standard will save space and bandwidth but will be of lower video quality. If you have enough storage space, the setting of "High" will be recommended for a better resolution.
Step 4 Choose your preferred Netflix videos, then click the "Download" button to start downloading. You will see a notification at the bottom of the screen letting you know it’s downloading.
Step 5 After downloading, you can go back to Menu and click "My Downloads" buttons to see all of the content you’ve downloaded. And now you can enjoy them anywhere without the internet.
Not all devices can support the Netflix application, let alone download videos offline. So before everything starts, it's suggested to check if your devices are on the list.
If your device does not support using the latest version of Netflix, just check "How to Watch Netflix on Phone Without the App".
As Netflix fans, we should know that there are lots of limitations on Netflix downloads, for example, we can't keep over 100 Netflix downloads on a single device, we can't download the same title on over two or six devices (varied by the subscription plan), downloaded videos will expire after 48 hours or 7 days (varied by titles' rules), etc. In these cases, it will become difficult to continue binge-watching Netflix movies & TV shows in a non-internet environment. Luckily, here you'll get a powerful tool, NoteBurner Netflix Video Downloader, to help you get all Netflix titles downloaded as unlimited MP4 format, in which case you are capable of easily enjoying Netflix titles anytime anywhere.
Featured with the most advanced video downloading core, NoteBurner Netflix Video Downloader will always empower users to download any movies or TV shows from Netflix to MP4 or MKV format in HD (up to 1080P / 720P) output quality with several subtitles and audio tracks retained. Plus, it will also keep the 5.1 surround sound of your video after downloading. With such a smart tool, you will be empowered to watch any Netflix offline downloads on airplanes, subways, or in remote areas without any restrictions.
Currently, the program is available in the Windows & Mac version. Please download Netflix Video Downloader first before getting started.
Start Netflix Video Downloader on your computer, then click "Sign In" to access your Netflix account.
Click the "Setting" button on the upper right corner to customize the Output Quality (High, Medium, and Low) and Output Path. You are suggested to choose "High" to get the 1080P / 720P video quality.
Enter the title of the film or television program here, or use the built-in Netflix browser to access the video from the Netflix Home page. The program will automatically search for the video for you.
You have the choice to select your preferred audio track and subtitle for any particular videos you want to download using the Netflix Video Downloader. If you are trying to download a TV show, simply click the icon. A window will then appear where you can choose which episodes you want to preserve. You can also choose the audio track and subtitles by clicking "Advanced Download". If you try to download a movie, just hit the icon to select the parameters.
Here comes to the last step. Simply click the Download icon. Then the program will start downloading Netflix videos to the output folder you've chosen in the previous step.
Once the conversion is done, you can find the downloaded Netflix video as .mp4/mkv files by clicking the "Library" button or just opening the output folder. Now, all of your selected Netflix content has been downloaded offline as local files, and you can transfer them to any of your devices for watching without limits.
It's recommended to try the first method first to download Netflix titles offline for enjoying them even without an internet connection. But if your devices do not support Netflix's app or you don't want to put up with the limitations on Netflix downloads, downloading Netflix to MP4 or MKV format in method two can be your best choice.
Note: Only the first 5 minutes of each video can be downloaded with trial version, please purchase a license to enjoy the full video. It is suggested that to download the trial version and have a test before purchasing it.
Note: NoteBurner strictly complies with the US copyright regulations. We adopt a leading technology to record unencrypted video without any protection being circumvented.