How to Watch Netflix Movies and TV Shows on PS4

Want to watch Netflix videos on your PlayStation 4 without network? This tutorial will show you 3 simple ways to download and watch Netflix movies and TV shows on PS4. In addition to PS4, you will have opportunity to watch Netflix videos offline on PS3, PS5, PSP, etc.

"I am new to Netflix, how do I watch Netflix movies and series on my PS4? Is it possible to download and watch Netflix videos offline on PS4?"

When it comes to powerful multimedia entertainment device, Sony PlayStation 4 should be ranked first. Do you agree? Like Amazon Ruku or Google Chromecast, Sony’s PlayStation 4 also allows users to stream online music and video from Spotify, YouTube, Netflix, Amazon, etc. In the latest article, we have guided you how to download YouTube videos to PSP. Today, we will focus on how to download and watch Netflix movies and TV shows on PS4. Keep reading and learn 3 simple ways to watch Netflix videos on PS4 in your free time!

Method 1. Watch Movies and TV Shows via Netflix App on PS4

Sony and Netflix have established a cooperative relationship, you can use Netflix on the PS4. For Netflix subscribers, it’s very convenient to watch movies and TV Shows on PlayStation 4. You only need to download the Netflix App to watch Netflix videos on PS4. Here are the simple steps:

Step 1. First of all, connect the PlayStation 4 to network. Press the PS button on your controller and go to "PlayStation Store". Choose "Apps" > "Movies/TV" > "Netflix".

Step 2. Click "Download" to install Netflix app on your PS4.

download netflix app to ps4

Step 3. Once installation is complete, navigate to the "TV & Video" from the home screen and find the Netflix app.

Step 4. Sign in your Netflix subscription account. After that, you can search the movies and TV shows you want, and then you can play Netflix videos on PS4.

Method 2. Cast Netflix Videos from iPhone or Android to PS4

There is also another way to watch Netflix TV Shows and movies on PS4. The Netflix application on the mobile device has the function of selecting the TV and streaming media player in sync. You can also cast Netflix videos from your Android device, iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to PS4. Follow the simple guide.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone or Android device to the same Wi-Fi network as your PS4.

Step 2. Launch Netflix app on both your PS4 and mobile device.

Step 3. Sign in to the same Netflix account on both your PS4 and mobile device.

Step 4. Now play a Netflix movie or TV show on your mobile device. In the lower right corner of the screen, choose the "Cast" icon, and then choose PlayStation 4 from the list of devices.

cast Netflix videos from iPhone

Method 3. Download Netflix Videos to Play on PS4 via USB Drive

Netflix is a subscription-based streaming video service that allows members to watch and download movies, TV shows and documentaries during the subscription period. But you will find that the downloaded Netflix videos are stored in a proprietary format and can only be watched in the Netflix app. However, you can’t keep Netflix downloads after free trial or subscription ends, and you will not be able to access Netflix videos downloaded on PS4 or mobile devices.

So is there a way to download Netflix movies and TV shows without restrictions and transfer them to PS4 and other devices to watch? The answer is yes. We will introduce you the best way to download Netflix videos in MP4 format so that you can permanently play them on PS4 using USB drive, DLNA or Plex server.

Netflix Video Downloader from 4kFinder Inc is dedicated to downloading movies, TV shows, series, documents from Netflix to computer at 6X faster speed. With using it, you can easily download Netflix videos to MP4 format in HD quality. In addition to downloading Netflix videos, it also allows you to download videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Vevo, Veoh, Facebook, Dailymotion and over 1000 hot sites. After that, you can copy the downloaded Netflix MP4 videos to USB drive for playback on your PS4, PSP, PS3, PS5, etc.

Features of 4kFinder Netflix Video Downloader:

  • Download Netflix movies, TV shows, series for free.
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  • Download subtitles and audio tracks from Netflix.
  • Save Netflix videos to local computer forever.
  • Extract MP3 audios from Netflix movies, TV shows.
  • Supports multi-video downloading and 6X speed.
  • Supports to download video up to 8k resolution.
  • Download online videos from 1000+ popular websites.
  • Watch Netflix videos offline on any device and tablets.

Guide: Save Netflix Videos to USB Drive and Play Them on PS4

Step 1. Launch 4kFinder and Copy Netflix Movie URL
Download and launch 4kFinder Netflix Video Downloader on PC or Mac. Go to on the browser and login to your Netflix account. Find a movie or TV show and copy its URL.

copy the Netflix shows URL

Step 2. Paste Netflix Movie URL to 4kFinder
Now turn back to 4kFinder Netflix Video Downloader, paste the Netflix movie URL to the search bar of 4kFinder, then click "Analyze" to get the video source.

paste the Netflix shows URL

Step 3. Select MP4 Format for Netflix Movie
At this time, it will pop up a small window and display you the output format, resolution, bitrate. You are suggested to select MP4 format and HD quality for the Netflix video. By the way, you can also select your preferred audio track and subtitle at the same time.

select MP4 format

Step 4. Start to Download Netflix Videos to MP4
Hit on the "Download" button, then the software will start downloading Netflix videos as MP4 files to the output folder. After downloading, please go to the "Finished" section to find the well downloaded Netflix videos.

download Netflix shows to mac computer

Step 5. Play Netflix Videos on PS4 via USB Drive
Now it's time to transfer the downloaded Netflix videos to the USB drive to play in your PS4.

1. Insert a USB drive into your computer. Since PS4 cannot read NTFS, the drive needs to be formatted with exFAT or FAT32 file system. Right-click on the USB drive on your computer and choose "Format". This will erase all files on the drive, so you'd better to back up your files on the USB before you start.

format usb drive

2. Now you can create a new folder named "Movies" or "TV shows" on the drive. Then directly drag and drop the downloaded Netflix MP4 videos to it. When finished, eject the USB drive.

3. Plug the USB drive to the PS4. Open the "Media Player" app on your PS4, then you will be prompted to choose your USB drive. Play the video you like.

open Media Player on PS4


In short, you can play Netflix videos on PS4 through Netflix app directly, or cast the Netflix movies to PS4 from your mobile device. However, you can't keep Netflix downloads and play them on PS4 once the subscription ends. As consequence, the best way is to use 4kFinder Netflix Video Downloader to download and save Netflix videos to a USB drive. By using this excellent tool, you can save Netflix movies and TV shows on computer forever, save Netflix downloads to USB drive to play on the PS4, PSP, PS5, PS3, etc. In addition, you can also transfer them to your MP4 player, Xbox, iPhone, Android, iPad, HD TV, Apple TV and more device for offline playback. Currently, 4kFinder trial version allows new users to download 5 HD/UHD full videos from Netflix and other websites in 15 days. Why not have a try?

Watch Netflix Movies and TV Shows on PS4