Why doesn't Netflix allow me to download series and movie episodes?

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Netflix is ​​an American entertainment company whose main service is the distribution of audiovisual content. It has at least 139,2 million subscribers in more than 190 countries and day by day more and more people are joining this platform.

Every month the content is updated, so you can enjoy unlimited and different shows and movies wherever you want.

Netflix has series, films, documentaries, reality shows and more that you can enjoy as many times as you want. In addition to popular movies and series available, it also has original content.

You can also search for content based on the genre you prefer, as it has action, anime, science fiction, science and nature, classics, comedies, dramas, faith and spirituality, children and families, music and musicals, crime films, novels, horror, thrillers and more.

Although most of the content is streamed, Netflix recently enabled a new option to be able to enjoy content offline, when we can't have a network. If you have trouble downloading series and movies, here you can find out some of the reasons and possible solutions.

How to get a Netflix account?

If you don't have an account yet and don't know how to get it, in this article you will learn how to create a Netflix account in a few steps and how to use it.

First of all, you need to choose the ideal subscription plan for you. You can decide between the basic plan which has a single standard definition screen. The piano standard which has 2 HD screens and the Premium plan, 4 HD / Ultra HD 4K screens.

After choosing your subscription, create an account by entering your email and password. Enter a payment method and voila, you just have to enjoy the various contents that Netflix offers you.

You can cancel the service whenever you want or change the plan whenever you decide. Your account will always be billed on the original subscription date, every month you decide to keep the service from there.

If you want to know more about which plan might be best for you and the benefits of each, you might be interested in this article.

Why can't I download the content I want from Netflix?

Although Netflix has enabled this new option to download movies and series on PC or Mobile with the content we want to see, it should be remembered that not all series and movies are available for download.

But in case they are available for other users but not for you, it can happen for several reasons. The software may be out of date, a device compatibility issue, or the device information may need to be updated.

However, you should also know the requirements that Netflix has to be able to take advantage of this service. To use the download option with a device iOS, it must be iOS 8.0 or later, otherwise it won't work.

In case it is used Android, this must be Android 4.4.2 or later. And it is necessary that the application is updated to the latest version available.

It is important to note that only devices that support HD definition have the ability to download application content. Therefore, if your device does not meet these requirements, you will not be able to use this new option.

Even so, you can continue enjoying the different series and movies offered by the platform, in online or streaming mode. On the official Netflix page, you can also find more information about available devices and common Netflix problems.

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