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Why Can't I Download Netflix Titles?

As one of the largest and most popular video streaming services, Netflix has an extensive content library of Netflix originals, files, documentaries, TV shows, and more. Besides, Netflix partners with content producers, providers, and distributors to get licenses for movies and TV shows to stream on its platform. Netflix also allows users to download videos offline through the iOS app or Android app if someone wants to watch videos under a poor internet connection. But you will find that some videos cannot be downloaded. The reason of cannot download the videos may vary. For example, your device doesn’t support the download feature, the titles have expired, Netflix limits the number of times you can download the titles, the videos have been downloaded on too many devices, or other factors.

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The Reasons for Netflix Download Failure

1. Device Compatibility Issue.

Not all devices are supported by the Netflix app. You should check out if the download feature is available on your device. To download Netflix videos, you should have:

  • * 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.

If you have one of the above devices but still cannot download Netflix videos, then try to clear the Netflix app data and re-install the app.

2. The Titles are Expired.

Although Netflix allows subscribers to download videos for offline viewing, we all know that the users just save the video files temporarily. After downloading a video, you have a limited amount of time to watch the downloads before it expires. How long you can keep the downloads depends on individual licenses, and the limits may vary by titles. Some videos will expire 48 hours after you first press play. If a video is expiring from your device in less than 7 days, it will display the amount of time you have left on the download page. So you need to pay attention to the amount of time before the video expires.

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If Netflix says that a title cannot be downloaded because it is expired, you will need to renew it on your device. In My Downloads, if a title is expired, it will display a “!” icon, tap the icon and select Renew Download to renew the title. If you use Netflix app on an iOS device, go to "My Download" and tap "Edit" in the upper right corner of your screen, then tap the cross icon to remove the title from your device and re-download it.

Tips: Please be note that some titles can be renewed a certain number of times. If a video can’t be renewed, you need to stream it online.

3. Netflix Limits the Number of Times to Download.

Some movies and TV shows can only be downloaded a limited number of times. If you cannot download a video and got an error message like “The title can only be downloaded 1 more time” or a download limit warning “Due to licensing, this can only be downloaded one more time before (Date)”. It indicates that you have reached the maximum number of downloads. Once you have downloaded the movies or TV shows, you will not able to download the videos twice until the date listed in the error message. So next time you have to connect to the internet to stream the videos.

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4. The Titles have been Downloaded on Too Many Devices.

Depending on your Netflix plans, you can download Netflix videos on one, two, or four devices at the same time. The basic plan allows you to stream Netflix on one screen and allows downloads on one device only. The standard plan allows you to simultaneously stream HD quality on 2 screens and download videos on 2 devices. And with a Premium plan, you can download videos on up to four devices at the same time.

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When Netflix inform you that the title has been downloaded on too many devices but you still want to download it on a new device, you should remove the video from one of the existing devices and then download it to the new one.

5. The Titles can be Streamed only.

Not all titles are available for download. As we mentioned at the beginning, Netflix provides original content produced by itself as well as works with content providers or holders who determine whether the videos are available for download or be able to stream only. The licenses provided by the content holders to Netflix users to stream and download videos may vary by region and by titles. It is impossible to download the videos if your license is only able to stream specific movies or TV shows.

6. Other Download Limits.

Due to regional licensing agreements and rules, not all videos can be downloaded in all countries. When traveling in a country where Netflix doesn’t provide the videos, you can’t download the videos. Someone may try to access Netflix content with a VPN, but you will take a risk of your account being blocked by Netflix if it detected that you are using a VPN. Although the videos are available for download, Netflix limits the maximum of 100 titles that you can download on a single device. Besides, not all devices can store 100 downloads, which depends on the storage space of your device.

Form the above information, you've found many download limits that may cause the downloads to fail. To make sure you can get Netflix download and always keep the downloads file, you need a more effective way to download Netflix videos. There is a program, called TunePat Netflix Video Downloader, which can help you succeed to download Netflix movies and TV shows without limits.

What's TunePat Netflix Video Downloader?

TunePat Netflix Video Downloader is a professional video downloader designed for downloading movies and TV shows from Netflix in high quality (up to 1080P). Differ to download videos from the Netflix app, this program gets the videos downloaded from Netflix web player directly and enables you to watch the downloaded videos on different media players. Don’t worry about downloading a silent movie or a video without subtitles, this program will keep multiple language audio tracks and subtitles. Besides, TunePat newly added advanced download settings to allow you to select audio and subtitles as your need. That is a significant improvement on TunePat.

Key Features of TunePat Netflix Video Downloader

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TunePat Netflix Video Downloader

  • okDownload movies and TV shows from Netflix.
  • okSupport downloading the HD Netflix video.
  • okDownload Netflix video in MP4/ MKV format.
  • okKeep audio tracks and subtitles.
  • okDownload Netflix at a fast speed.

How to Download Netflix Movies and TV Shows with TunePat?

TunePat Netflix Video Downloader has a concise and clear interface, you will know how to download Netflix videos with TunePat after reading the following step-by-step tutorials.

Step 1 Sign in Netflix

Launch TunePat program, type in any word in the searching box, and press “Enter”, a window will pop up asking you to sign in Netflix. Please enter your account and password to connect to Netflix’s web browser.

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Note: Your account is used for downloading videos only. Your personal information is confidential and we will not keep the records of your personal information.

Step 2 Search for A Movie or A TV Show

TunePat allows you to search for Netflix videos by name or the URL of the videos. The program will show you the related videos when you enter some keywords into the searching box. You will get the exact videos when entering the video’s URL.

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Step 3 Customize the Settings

Click the Settings button to set the output quality and output path, choose the language of audio and subtitles that you want to download. If you set a PIN code for some videos, please also enter the code in the settings window.


You can reset the language of audio and subtitle files you want to download and set the video quality as 480P, 720P, or 1080P in advanced download settings. When downloading a TV shows, click the download icon icon and you will see the "Advanced Download" button in the pop-up window. When downloading movies, the advanced settings icon icon is next to the "Download" icon.

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Step 4 Start Downloading Movie or TV Show

Click the Download icon/button, the program will download the selected videos one by one.

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Step 5 Check the Downloaded History

Once the videos are downloaded, it will show you the download records in "Library". You can find the local files by clicking the "Folder" icon.

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Whatever the reason, if you cannot download videos through the Netflix app, please try to download Netflix videos you want with TunePat. TunePat Netflix Video Downloader will be the best program to download Netflix videos with audio tracks and subtitles kept.

Note: The free trial version of the TunePat Netflix Video Downloader has the same features as the full version, but it only enables you to download the first 5 minutes of each video. To unlock the limitation, you are suggested to purchase the full version.

Amelia Gonzalez

Amelia Gonzalez | Web Editor

Amelia Gonzalez is an exceptional web editor with expertise in the streaming media industry. She has written numerous articles providing valuable solutions for users of Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, and other leading streaming services. Amelia's in-depth knowledge and engaging writing style make her a trusted resource for optimizing digital entertainment experiences.
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