Netflix for Android updated with support for SD cards

Netflix for Android updated with support for SD cards
Netflix introduced the option to watch videos offline on mobile devices back in November, but the feature had some limitations. One of these restraints would be the fact that subscribers could only download videos directly on their phones.

Well, it looks like starting this week, Netflix added a new functionality to its Android application, so subscribers will now be able to download their favorite movies on SD cards.

According to developers, there's a new “Download Location” app settings within the mobile app, which allows users to control where to save downloaded content: internal storage or SD card. Keep in mind though that choosing to download content on the SD card will require new permissions.

There's a catch though, as the SD card support feature is not available on all devices and since there's no list with compatible phones/tablets, you might want to try it for yourself.

We know for sure that it won't work on the OnePlus One, but other than that there's no telling which devices will work with the new SD card functionality. The new update contains a couple of bug fixes as well, so make sure to download it as soon as it goes live in your country.

source: Google Play



1. fyah_king unregistered


2. WAusJackBauer

Posts: 455; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

I love Android but they need to get their crap together with SD cards. Only certain phones can merge an SD card into their internal storage and now this. Just give these features to ALL Android phones!

3. kevv2288

Posts: 295; Member since: Jul 30, 2015

Why does it matter if your sd card is merged with your internal storage. You can still download Netflix videos to your sd card or the internal storage

4. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Nice! Hope more Services would support microSD card.

5. ebilcake

Posts: 1229; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

Okay, nice I guess. Although if I wanted to download my favorite shows I probably wouldn't use Netflix.

6. jimmyhocky

Posts: 4; Member since: Jun 28, 2017

Nice! Yeah and I know some people meets obstacle to download Netflix for Android. You can download file APK and then stall it, it's very easy. Recommend you this: Hope it help!

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