New Features for NightShift
Using NightShift just got better! EasySchedule makes it easy to schedule your favorite TV shows and movies to download from anywhere. Search for the title you want to download and queue it up on NightShift with the click of a single button. When the title is ready to play, you can watch it on any Netflix player connected to NightShift with EasyPlay.
EasySchedule: Schedule TV Shows & Movies From Anywhere
The first new feature that you will find when you log into NightShift is the ability to search. This makes finding titles that you want to watch quick and easy. Schedule from home, from the office or on the ranch. You can search from your computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone. Follow these easy steps to get the most from NightShift and Netflix.
Step 1: Search
When you sign in, you will find a search bar above the list of content on your device. From here, you can search the Netflix database to easily schedule TV shows and movies to download. Just type in the first few letters of the title you want to watch and select it in the drop-down list.
Step 2: Schedule
After the title has been selected, click on the blue + button to schedule it to download. If the you’re scheduling a movie, the blue + will change to a green √ and the page will reload. You will now find all of the newly scheduled titles on your content page.
*If the title is a TV show, please read Step 3.
Step 3: Schedule Episodes
If the title is a TV show, a box will appear. From here, you can change the season and select all of the episodes you want to schedule. Simply click on the blue + button next to the episode. It will change to a green √ to let you know it has been scheduled. When you click on “Done” the page will reload, and you will see the new additions on your content page.
*Remember that NightShift will always stay 3 episodes ahead of you. In the scenario to the right, episodes 1-3 are selected. When you watch episode 2, episodes 4 and 5 will automatically be scheduled to download.
Step 4: Schedule More Episodes for Download
If you know that you will be binge-watching an TV show all weekend, you will want to stay more than 3 episodes ahead. The TV shows already on your device now have a bright orange “Schedule Episodes For Download” button. When you click on this button, the box allowing you to download individual episodes will open. All of the episodes that are already downloaded or you have scheduled for download have an information symbol beside them.
EasyPlay: Play Your TV Shows and Movies On Any Device
When your TV shows and movies are downloaded, there are 2 easy ways to play.
Option #1: Play On This Device
Log into your NightShift account on your computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone and find the title that you want to play. Press the green play button to launch Netflix in a new window or tab. If you want to watch a TV show, you need to select the episode. You can also log into Netflix, find the title you want to watch, and play it there.