How to Still Play Netflix Videos after It Expires

Some users said that "My downloaded title says 'Expired.'," according to Netflix help page, yes, the "Expired" is real.

Play Netflix Videos

After you download a title to your device, you have a limited amount of time to watch it before it expires. The amount of time depends on individual licenses, and can vary by title. Titles that are expiring from your device in less than 7 days will display the amount of time you have left on the Downloads page of the Netflix app.

Some titles will expire 48 hours after you first press play. Once you have started playing one of these titles, you will see how many hours you have left on the Downloads page. You can watch a downloaded title as many times as you'd like before it expires.

If a title has expired, you will need to renew it. Some titles may only be renewed a certain number of times. Titles that are no longer available on Netflix will expire when they leave the service, regardless of when they were downloaded.

If your subscription has ended, you can't renew the license for the content, so it will become unusable.

Is there any other method to backup Netflix videos so as to play them even after it expires. Kigo Netflix Video Downloader seems work well to help users download Netflix movies, TV shows, Original Series and documentaries with all the subtitle kept and up to 1080p video quality supported.

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.

Steps to download Netflix videos during your subscription

Before your download, please make sure that you can play and watch these Netflix videos normally, that is to say, you are still in subscription of Netflix.

Step 1 Free download the latest version of Kigo Netflix Video Downloader to your computer, install and run.

Netflix Downloader User Interface

Step 2 Search videos and Download.

Input the TV show name or keywords you want to download to search it, and it will lists all the related videos for you. Take "The Stranger" for example, when you search with "Stranger", it shows you up to 40 videos.

Search The Stranger

What you want to download is "The Stranger". Go to the List 3, and click the "Download" icon. It shows all the TV episodes in S1.

Download The Stranger

Click "Download" to download the whole "The Stranger", you can also only choose some one episode to download.

Download The Stranger

Please note that if you don't use Kigo Netflix Downloader ever, you need to login with your Netflix account to continue downloading.

Step 3 Find the Downloaded Videos and Copy.

Once the Netflix downloading is completed, you can navigate to "Library" tab to check all downloaded movies or TV shows. And click the "Folder" icon to go to the downloaded files' folder. These downloaded videos can be played even when it expires.


"My downloaded title says 'Expired.', when you are exciting to play the downloaded videos, this Error tips is annoying. You can refer to the above solution to backup Netflix videos, and you can play anytime you like.

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