This morning, streaming service Netflix announced that offline viewing is now available to users on their mobile devices. Earlier in the year, Netflix reported that an offline mode was on the way.
Users will be able to hit a “download” button next to episodes of certain popular shows–such as Orange is the New Black and Luke Cage — which will enable them to watch the episodes even when devices are not connected to the internet.
Netflix members worldwide can now download in addition to stream great series and films at no extra cost.
While many members enjoy watching Netflix at home, we’ve often heard they also want to continue their Stranger Things binge while on airplanes and other places where Internet is expensive or limited. Just click the download button on the details page for a film or TV series and you can watch it later without an internet connection.
Any Netflix subscriber will have access to offline downloads, and the update will be available today to both the iOS and Android versions of the mobile Netflix app.
Airplane mode. Road trip mode. Stuck-in-the-subway-for-20-minutes mode. Your favorite stories are now available for download any time. pic.twitter.com/g7QZA3TyE8
— Netflix US (@netflix) November 30, 2016
Netflix also tweeted out a video to celebrate the launch of downloading and watching “your favorite stories” while offline.
More movies and shows with the offline feature are coming soon.
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