No matter if you prefer to watch movies or series, you can find examples of how much data Netflix uses based on the video quality.
Cannot find the movie or TV show you are looking for? Try the video data calculator to find out how much data is required for streaming on Netflix based on the video resolution.
Netflix offers a variety of video resolutions to choose from, so you can find the perfect balance between quality and performance. Here's how to adjust the video resolution on Netflix:
|Auto||Netflix will automatically adjust the video quality based on your internet connection speed.|
|Low||This is the lowest video quality option (480p), which is best for saving data.|
|Medium||This is a medium video quality option, which will use more data (1080p).|
|High||This is the highest video quality option, which will use the most data (4K).|
You don't have unlimited data for your device? Utilize Wi-Fi to download your favorite movie on Netflix or shows in advance. This means no buffering, you can watch offline, and it saves your mobile data!
To use the tool, simply enter the title of the movie or TV show you plan to stream and the tool will then estimate the data you will consume for that streaming session for all resolutions.
Netflix offers settings that allow you to control how much data is used when you are streaming on mobile networks. To access these data usage settings:
Remember, the settings will only apply when you are streaming on a mobile network. If you're connected to Wi-Fi, Netflix will stream at the highest quality your internet speed can support.