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My Samsung® Galaxy S® III by Steve Schwartz

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Streaming Video to the Phone

Streaming video is sent to your phone as a stream of data that plays as it’s transmitted. Unlike material that you download, streaming requires an active Internet connection and doesn’t result in a file that’s permanently stored on your phone. If you want to watch the same video again, you’ll need to stream it again. You can access streaming video through dedicated apps or by clicking web page links.

Streaming with a Dedicated App

The two most common classes of streaming video apps are subscription based and free. Examples of subscription-based apps include Netflix, HBO Go, and Max Go (for Cinemax). To access Netflix movies, you must be a Netflix streaming subscriber. To access HBO or Cinemax, you must currently receive ...

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