How to Watch Netflix Videos on a Plane

Written by Ashley Rowell
Last updated Apr 17, 2024 / Category: Howto & Guides

When you have a long flight, if you can watch some videos, the time may flies. Sometimes there is no video playback on the plane. You need to prepare some videos at first. Netflix videos is a big and wise choice.

Watch Netflix on plane

We mainly watch online Netflix videos. Do you know that Netflix also supports users downloading videos from Netflix so as to playable offline. However Netflix also lists the devices or system requirements which support downloading feature.

How to Download Netflix Videos on iPhone

To download Netflix videos, you need to prepare some of the following:

  • An internet connection, and
  • An active Netflix streaming account, and
  • An iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 9.0 or later, or
  • A phone or tablet running Android 4.4.2 or later, or
  • An Amazon Fire tablet running Fire OS 4.0 or later, or
  • A tablet or computer running Windows 10 Version 1607 (Anniversary Update) or later, and
  • The latest version of the Netflix Apple iOS, Netflix Android, Amazon Fire, or Netflix Windows 10 app

In the following we will show you how to download Netflix videos on iPhone (iOS 9.0. or later.).

Before the download, please make sure that you have installed the latest Netflix app on your iPhone.

Step 1. Open the Netflix app on your smartphone or tablet. Then tap the menu button on the top-left side of the screen.

Step 2. Now tap "Available for Download."

Step 3. Just a minute, you'll see a list of everything that can be stored for viewing on your device without an internet connection.

download Netflix on iphone

Method 2. Download Videos with Netflix Downloader

Even you can use the Netflix built-in Download function to download videos. If your devices or your computer can't support Netflix downloading function, or you don't like the Netflix download limit (eg You can only download up to 100 videos.), this method is meaningful and helpful.

Kigo Netflix Downloader comes to help you, which help users download Movies, TV shows, Netflix Original Series, Documentaries and so on with audio tracks and subtitles kept. All the download will be completed with fast speed. It also supports up to 1080p downloading.

Netflix Video Downloader
  • Support downloading movies, TV shows and original series in MP4 or MKV.
  • All and some the audio tracks and subtitles will be kept.
  • Download up to 1080p HD videos.
  • Support H.265 and H.264.
  • Fast speed and easy to operate.

Step 1. Copy Video URL or Search videos to download.

If you have the Netflix videos' url you want to download, just copy and paste them to download. You can also search the videos to download.

Step 2. Click the Download button.

After you find the videos, click the Download button.

Search Netflix Videos

If this is your first try, you need to login with your Netflix account to go on downloading.

Login Netflix

After you login with your Netflix account, choose the video or TV shows to download.

Add Netflix Videos

Step 3. Start downloading.

When the downloading is completed, you can click on Library to find the downloaded.

Step 4. Transfer to the device.

According to your device you want to play on, use the different methods to transfer the downloaded Netflix videos to your devices.


If your device are the version which support the Netflix downloading function, the built-in downloading is the wise choice. Of course you need to think about the storage of the videos. If you use Kigo Netflix video downloader to download videos, the downloading speed is fast and you have various player devices to choose. Just according to your need, choose the method for you.

Ashley Rowell
Ashley Rowell
Staff Writer

Ashley Rowell, a senior staff writer, is an expert in video and audio subjects, specializing in streaming video and audio conversion, downloading, and editing. She has a deep understanding of the video/audio settings for various devices and platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, Hulu, YouTube, etc, allowing for customized media files to meet your specific needs.

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