Certain Netflix movies and series are downloadable for offline viewing, but the files take up a lot of storage space. Therefore, introduces the streaming service now, ‘smart downloads,’, for the time being only in the Android app.
The feature is enabled by default and automatically downloads new episodes as soon as the previous have been viewed. The old episodes will be immediately on your device is deleted.
Do you want to not use it? Then go into the Netflix app, go to App settings and turn off smart downloads here. Also, you determine here, for example, the image quality of a downloaded movie files.
Not every movie or series to download, but Netflix Originals tend to be. And that there are always more. Media that is offline to look, have a download symbol.