How can I download courses for offline viewing?

Annual Premium members can download courses on Lynda.com apps to watch offline where Internet connection is not available.
 
Please note: to access downloaded videos, you must be logged in to your Lynda.com account. If are logged out for any reason, you must log back in prior to viewing your offline content.  

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How do I download/update your iOS/Android/Windows/Desktop/Roku app?

The Lynda.com apps may be downloaded from your device's app store. For more information on your specific device, please visit the Lynda.com app page. 

 

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Why does the video keep pausing?

You're probably experiencing some problems with your network connection. You can view videos over 3G, 4G, or Wi-Fi connections; we recommend Wi-Fi.

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Can I manage my account from the app?

Account management functions are not currently supported in the app. To manage your account, including changing your password, email address, and billing info, log in to your Lynda.com account from your computer, or log in via a browser on your mobile device.

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Can I watch videos on my TV from the Lynda.com app? 

Yes, you can watch Lynda.com movies on your TV with AirPlay, Chromecast and Roku.

The AirPlay button will appear in the bottom right-hand corner of the player window when an Apple TV is detected on the same network. Tap this button and then select your AirPlay device.

The Chromecast button will appear in the top right-hand corner of the player window when a Chromecast device is detected on the same network. Tap this button and then select your Chromecast device, and start watching videos on your TV.

The Roku Lynda.com channel is available from the Roku store.

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Can I watch videos in full screen?

Yes, tap the full screen button in the bottom right corner of the player window. To exit full screen mode, press the same button in the bottom right corner.

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Does the app support the playlist?

Yes, the app includes the playlists. Add courses to your playlists by tapping the + playlist button almost everywhere a course title is listed.

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What devices does the app support?

We offer apps for many Android, iOS, Windows, streaming, and desktop devices. For more information and links to download, please visit: http://www.lynda.com/apps

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Can I download individual videos?

On the mobile apps, you may download individual videos or full courses, however on the desktop app you may only download full courses.

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Is the viewing experience any different offline than it is online?

The appearance and player controls are the same, however some features, such as transcripts, are not available offline.

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Which lynda.com members can download courses?

The offline viewing feature is available to annual premium members, as well as all LyndaCampus, LyndaEnterprise, and LyndaPro users.
 
Please note: to access downloaded videos, you must be logged in to your Lynda.com account. If are logged out for any reason, you must log back in prior to viewing your offline content.  

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Can I download courses onto more than one iOS device?

Yes! As many devices as you like.
 
Please note: to access downloaded videos, you must be logged in to your Lynda.com account. If are logged out for any reason, you must log back in prior to viewing your offline content.  

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How many courses can I download?

As many as you like - the only limitation is your device's storage space.

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Why do downloads pause after a while?

Due to a limitation of the operating system, such as background actions, or bandwidth limitations. For best results, please leave the app open until the course downloads.

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How long will I have access to view downloaded courses?

You'll continue to have access until you delete them, and as long as you're an annual premium member of Lynda.com. (If you haven't logged into the app for 30 days, you'll be asked to go online and log in to Lynda.com to verify your membership.)

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Will my course history be saved across all devices?

Yes, as long as you are logged in and have an internet connection. If you are "offline" your course history will not update until you go back online.

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