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How to Download Netflix Videos to iPhone

If you have to take a long flight, watching videos would be a good choice to kill time, and Netflix is recommended for you to get movies and TV shows. At present, all Netflix subscribers are allowed to download and watch Netflix videos offline so that you can enjoy Netflix programs without internet connection. How to do that on iPhone? Where to find the Netflix downloads? We'll make everything clear in this article.

Below we are going to show you two ways to download videos from Netflix to your iPhone. The first way is to download Netflix videos to your iPhone within the Netflix app, while the second one is to save Netflix videos as local files by Netflix video downloader so that you can find the Netflix downloads and transfer them to your iPhone for offline viewing.

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Way 1: Download Netflix Videos to iPhone within the Netflix app for Streaming Offline

Please make sure you have iOS 8.0 or later and the latest version of the Netflix app well installed. In addition, please ensure that there's enough storage place in your iPhone and it's connected to a reliable WiFi network so that you can run the download process smoothly.

Step 1Open the Netflix app on your iPhone

Step 2Tap the Menu button on the top left corner and then tap Available for Download in the drop-down list.

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Step 3Browse through the content that's available to download, tap on the video you like and finally tap the Download button.

Once the downloading process is completed, simply go to the Menu button and tap My Downloads to check the Netflix download. Tap on the video and now you are able to watch it on your iPhone offline.

The solution above is easy to operate, but the Netflix downloads by Way 1 are restricted in many ways. First of all, they are saved in a particular encoded format for which you are restricted to play them with the Netflix app. Secondly, they are time-limited. Thirdly, not all videos are allowed to be downloaded and the maximum amount that you can download from Netflix to a single device is 100 only.

If you'd like to download and enjoy Netflix videos without limitations, such as downloading unlimited videos from Netflix to computer, keeping Netflix videos forever and playing Netflix movies on VLC Media Player, Solution 2 is recommended for you.

Way 2: Save Netflix Videos as MP4 Files by Netflix Video Downloader to Enjoy them on iPhone without Limits

As all the Netflix downloads are saved in a particular format, to get unrestricted download files, a third-party tool is required. Currently the most popular tool for converting Netflix videos to MP4 format is Netflix Video Downloader, a simple yet efficient program which is able to download Netflix videos as MP4 files on your local computer at fast speed while keeping subtitles and multiple audio tracks after conversion.

Next we are going to show you a step-by-step tutorial about how to use Netflix Video Downloader to save Netflix videos as MP4 files so that you can transfer them to your iPhone for playing without limits.

Step 1Download, Install and Launch Netflix Video Downloader on Your Computer

Step 2Set Output Video Quality

Click "Menu" on the top right corner and choose "Settings" in the drop-down list. You can select the output video quality as High, Middle or Low. Here you can also customize the output path.

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Step 3Search Target Netflix Videos

Enter the name of your target video or copy the link and paste it in the search box and then click the "Search" icon, Netflix Video Downloader will list all the related videos soon.

Note: The first time you run the tool, you'll be asked to log in your Netflix account first before the downloader lists the related videos.

Step 4Download Videos from Netflix to Computer

Find the target video and then simply click the "Download" icon at the end of each title to start downloading it to your local computer. If the videos you are looking for includes multiple seasons, you can select the specific season as well as the exact episode for downloading.

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Step 5Find Netflix Downloads on Local Computer

Once all the videos you selected are downloaded to your local drive, select "Library" Tab on the top and you'll see all the Netflix videos that have been successfully downloaded. Click the "Folder" icon at the end of each title and you'll be directed to the output folder on your local computer right away.

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Step 6Transfer Netflix videos to Your iPhone for Offline Watching

Now you've downloaded your Netflix movies as MP4 files, you can simply connect your iPhone to your computer and do the transferrring through iTunes!


Above we provide you with two ways to download Netflix videos to your iPhone. If you'd like to download a movie for offline viewing for one time, Solution 1 is suitable for you. If you'd like to keep the Netflix downloads forever, play Netflix videos without the Netflix app, backup Netflix videos..., Way 2 is your perfect choice.

For Way 2, the free trial version enables you to convert the first 5 minutes of each video for sample testing. If it works for you, you can purchase a license to unlock the full version.