How to Find Netflix Download Location

You can read this article to learn to find Netflix download location on all devices. Hit the download button below and you can get the downloader that save Netflix movies as permanent local files.

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We all use Netflix to download a lot of movies and TV shows for offline playback every day. The downloads take up pretty much storage space. You may be wondering where exactly are the downloads stored by Netflix. Besides the storage issue, when you want to transfer these files to external memory to save storage space on your device, you may also fail to locate them and can only delete them in Netflix app. Don't worry, this article is gonna explain in detail how to locate Netflix Downloads on various devices.
It's a pity that macOS users can only stream Netflix videos via browsers since there is no Netflix app for macOS. So you can't download videos directly from Netflix to Mac. But thankfully, you can still download Netflix videos on Mac through a variety of methods.

1. Where Are Netflix Downloads Stored on Windows 10/11

Netflix allows you to download videos to tablet or computer that runs Windows 10 (version 1709 or later) or Windows 11. In Netflix app, you can view your downloads by clicking Menu, then My Downloads. Theoretically, in order to prevent unauthorized use of the video content, Netflix doesn’t provide a direct way to access the downloaded content in the system folder. They are stored in hidden folders. Now let’s see how to find these folders step-by-step.
Step 1. Open File Explorer, go to the View tab and then click the Option button.
Step 2. In Folder Options, select the View tab and select Show Hidden files, folders, and drives. Then click OK. Because the Netflix folder is a hidden folder, you need to change the default settings to display it.
Folder Options
Step 3. Back to File Explorer, view Netflix downloads folder along the path:
C:\Users[USERNAME]\AppData\Local\Packages\4DF9E0F8.Netflix_mcm4njqhnhss8 \LocalState\offlineInfo\downloads
Here [USERNAME] is your current username.
Netflix Downloads Folder

Tip: How to change Netflix download location

Step 1. Open System Settings and click Storage.
Step 2. Slide the menu on the right to the bottom. And click the blue link Change where new content is saved.
Step 3. There is an item called New movies and TV shows will save to:, change it from This PC(C:) to where you want.
Change Save Place
Step 4. Click Apply.
Apply the New Setting
Click here to get a full guide that includes more details.

2. Where Are Netflix Downloads Stored on Android Devices

If you are using Android phone or tablet running Android 4.4.2 or later, you can also download videos from Netflix app. You can watch them by tapping My Downloads, which lies in the bottom right corner of the app interface.
Here is a tutorial of finding Netflix downloads in Android system folder.
Step 1. Open File Explorer
Step 2. Tap Android > data > > files > Download > .of
Netflix Downloads Folder
The eight-digit file is exactly your downloads that can only be recognized by Netflix app.

Tip: How to Save Netflix Downloads to an SD Card

With only 3 steps, you can easily change the default download location of Netflix app to an SD card:
Step 1. Open Netflix app and tap More > App Settings.
Step 2. Scroll down to the Downloads section and tap Download Location.
Step 3. Select SD Card.
Change Download Location to SD Card
If you need a more detailed tutorial, click the full guide here.

3. Where Are Netflix Downloads Stored on iPhone/iPad

You can use iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 9.0 or later to download movies from Netflix app.
It is important to know that the File app in iOS only stores your imported files and your iCloud files, while files and data generated by the app can only be accessed within the app. So just view your downloads at Downloads section in Netflix app on your iOS devices.
Step 1. Open Netflix app.
Step 2. Tap Downloads.
Downloads in Netflix iOS App

4. Bonus: How to Download Netflix Videos and Save Them on Any Device Forever

As has been mentioned before, if you download movies to Netflix app, those downloads can only be viewed within Netflix app. And Netflix sets a 2-7 days’ expiration date for your downloads. You do need a PRO Netflix video downloader to help you get rid of these disturbing restrictions.
MovPilot Netflix Video Downloader enables you to download Netflix videos to local FHD MP4/MKV files. These files will never expire or disappear unless you delete them. Plus, you can download Netflix movies to wherever you like on your computer, while Netflix app doesn't offer such a feature. And you can then transfer those highly compatible video files to any device.

Key Features

  • Download Netflix movies to highly compatible MP4/MKV
  • Preserve the highest picture quality of Netflix movies
  • Support surround sound and audio description
  • Batch-download Netflix movies at a fast speed
  • No requirement of Netflix app
Here comes a detailed guide for downloading Netflix movies via MovPilot Netflix Video Downloader and saving them on any device.
Step 1. Download, install, and launch MovPilot Netflix Video Downloader on your computer.
Step 2. Log in to Netflix in MovPilot Video Downloader
Log in to Netflix on MovPilot Netflix Video Downloader
Step 3. Search for Netflix movies you want. You can also paste Netflix URL to the search box to get the movie you want directly.

H3 Step 2. Get MovPilot Netflix Video Downloader Ready

Search for Netflix Video
Step 4. Start downloading and then enjoy the movie
Downloading Netflix Video to MP4 on Mac
Step 5. View the downloads in your system file explorer and transfer them to wherever you want.
View Downloads in System File Explorer

5. Conclusion

To protect the copyright, Netflix app hides the folder where downloads are stored by default, which makes it hard to find where Netflix downloads locate. Through this article, it is easy to see that even if you find those folders, the only thing you can do is to change the default download location of Netflix app. Fortunately, we found MovPilot Netflix Video Downloader, which can help you download Netflix movies to MP4/MKV files that are compatible with almost all your devices.
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