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How to Record, Download and Watch Netflix Movies For Streaming Offline

Record and download ANYTHING from Netflix to watch offline

Who doesn't love Netflix? Between original Netflix shows, classic movies, and new movies, you'll never run out of things to watch. What we don't love though, is how regularly Netflix removes titles before you have a chance to have a proper binge watching session. And even if it happens to be a title that Netflix does allow you to download — those downloads expire too! This is where PlayOn comes in. With PlayOn, you can download and watch ANY Netflix video offline without Wi-Fi – and save them to watch anytime even after they have "expired" (been removed) from Netflix. The best part is, your PlayOn downloads will never expire and you can watch them on your laptop, tablet, mobile device, and even your TV. So, how can you download any Netflix movie or show?

Record Netflix with the PlayOn Cloud Mobile Streaming DVR App

Record and download streaming videos with PlayOn Cloud for iOS and Android The PlayOn Cloud for iOS and Android devices is a mobile app that lets you record and download from streaming services like Netflix. Initiate recordings from your mobile device from anywhere and we'll notify you when your Netflix recording is complete. Recordings will be temporarily stored in a complimentary cloud “locker” and available for download from anywhere on any device.

Just install the app from Google Play or the App Store, browse to the show you want to record on Netflix, and click on record. The app is free to install — all you pay is a low per-recording fee.

How to Download Any Netflix Show or Movie


Netflix shows listing on PlayOn Cloud
  1. STEP 1 Download and install PlayOn Cloud—get free recordings.
    First, download and install the PlayOn Cloud app on your iOS or Android device. Create a free account and start your Free Trial to get free recordings.
  2. STEP 2 Select the Netflix title you want to download
    From the Channels tab, tap on the Netflix channel and select your show from the list. 
  3. STEP 3 Click the Record button
    Select the movie or episode you want and hit the Record button, or Record All to record an entire season of a series.
  4. STEP 4 Download your recording to your device
    PlayOn records in real-time. When your recordings are complete, you can find them in the Recordings tab. Your recordings will be there, for you to watch anytime offline. Download recordings to your device and you'll be able to watch on your device or cast cast videos to your TV it your TV using a Roku, Chromecast, FireTV or SmartTV. You can choose to auto-skip the ads when you watch!


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Once you have recorded your Netflix video, you can:

  • Use the PlayOn Cloud app to download Netflix movies and shows to your iPad, iPhone, Android phone/tablet, or computer to watch from anywhere, anytime.
  • Cast Netflix recordings to your TV from the PlayOn Cloud app (if you have a streaming device).
  • Watch any Netflix video offline, anytime, anywhere.

Now – you'll never miss a title again when it leaves Netflix. And – if you want to see what's leaving soon – check out What's Leaving Netflix.