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Watching courses with AirPlay and the iOS app

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The updated iOS app from lynda.com offers an AirPlay If you're connected via an Ethernet cable, you won't see a network If you have multiple Apple TVs, press the Menu button on your remote to Next, on your iOS device, open the lynda.com mobile app.

Watching courses with AirPlay and the iOS app

The updated iOS app from lynda.com offers an AirPlay feature that works with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. AirPlay lets you quickly and wirelessly move our movies from your Apple device to a TV or projector. This video demonstrates how to connect an Apple TV and lynda.com to help you learn from our movies from your television at home, at school, or at a business. All you need is an active lynda.com account, our iOS app version 2.0 or higher, and an Apple TV. Begin by connecting the Apple TV to your TV or projector via an HDMI cable.

Make sure your Apple TV is plugged in and powered on. Next, make sure your Apple TV is connected to your network, either via Ethernet or over WiFi. You can check your connection by going to Settings > General > Network. If you're connected over WiFi, you should see your network name. If you're connected via an Ethernet cable, you won't see a network name, but you should see an IP address if you're properly connected. If you have multiple Apple TVs, press the Menu button on your remote to return to general settings and note the name of the one you're setting up. Next, on your iOS device, open the lynda.com mobile app.

Navigate to and select the course you wish to view. Then tap the movie you want to watch. You may want to pause the movie until you begin playing it on your Apple TV. As long as your device is connected to the same network as your Apple TV, you should see this button to the right of the playback controls. Tap it, and all the Apple TV's or AirPort Express base stations on your network will appear. You could play audio from your iPad through an AirPort Express using AirPlay. But if you want to stream audio and video, select the Apple TV you want to play movies through. Regardless of what screen your Apple TV is currently on, the movie should play begin playing after a few seconds. While the movie is playing, you can control it from your device or with your Apple TV remote.

In addition to playing and pausing the movie, you can rewind 30 seconds, skip to the next or previous movies, or drag the scrubber bar to jump to a specific point in the currently playing movie. Tap to turn auto play on if you'd like the entire course to play continuously. And tap Back when you want to stop playing and resume browsing the library from your device. So, if you have an Apple TV and the free lynda.com iOS app, we hope you'll take advantage of this quick and easy ability to move your training to the big screen.

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How to use lynda.com

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      4m 33s
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      4m 23s
    6. Using the site map
      47s
    7. Exploring the mobile site
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    1. Navigating a course details page
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    2. Downloading and using the exercise files
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    3. Searching the video transcripts for a specific word or phrase
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    4. Choosing the right video player for your needs
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    5. Using basic video player controls
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    6. Providing feedback about the content you've watched
      33s
    7. Finding courses to watch next and defining your interests
      1m 50s
    8. Watching courses with AirPlay and the iOS app
      2m 35s
  4. 29m 56s
    1. Creating and managing your playlists
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    3. Using curated playlists NEW
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    6. Using My notes NEW
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    8. Keeping yourself logged in
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      52s
    3. Updating your billing information
      27s
    4. Changing your membership plan
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    5. Canceling your membership plan
      35s
    6. Reactivating a previous membership
      27s
  6. 2m 42s
    1. Searching FAQs
      43s
    2. Contacting client services and tech support
      1m 21s
    3. How to request a course and training topic
      38s
  7. 22s
    1. Goodbye
      22s

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