Whether you are facing the longest flight in the world or just wishing something that entertains you on your daily commute to work, there will come a time when you need to download a movie or show from Apple TV +, to connect, offline viewing on your iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch or Mac.
Fortunately, Apple has made the process as easy as possible. And that should come as no surprise: Apple is synonymous with straightforward, feature-rich hardware and services, and Apple TV + is no exception, as all content is available in 4K Ultra HD with Dolby Vision HDR.
Before we look at the instructions, we should note that while content can be consumed offline, it requires an active Internet connection to download. This can be either a Wi-Fi network or a cellular connection, although the former provides the fastest speeds in most cases.
Now it's time to download
Right, download time. The following instructions work for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Mac even though they are specific to the tablet. Understood? Great. Now use the portable streaming hardware of your choice and read on to learn how to download and view offline movies and shows from Apple TV +.
Step 2: Select the content you want to download for offline viewing.
Step 3: Press the cloudy download button next to each episode you want to save locally. (If it is a movie, the icon next to the title will be displayed.)
The content will be downloaded. When it's done, it's in the Library section of the Apple TV app. Here you can play the content as you wish. There is no limit to how long you save it or how often you can play it – you can play it over and over again.
Let's delete You want to delete it to free up valuable space on your device. Luckily that could not be easier. Just go to the Library section of the Apple TV app, tap Edit select the files you want to throw in the trash, and then tap Clear.
Want to know more about all broadcasts available on Apple TV + now and soon? We rounded them up in detail here. Want to know more about how much Apple TV + costs, how to sign up, and whether to get free access for the year? Read our beginner's guide.