After you’ve enrolled in a Udemy course, starting your learning experience is quick and easy. This article outlines how you can begin your course and adjust the course player settings as you progress through it.
- Using the Udemy mobile app? Learn how to start your course on your mobile device.
Table of Contents:
- Start a course lecture
- Navigate through the course curriculum
- Update course settings
- Change the video quality
- Turn Autoplay on / off
- Change the video speed
- Watch in fullscreen mode
- Expand the screen
- Keyboard shortcuts
Start a course lecture
After enrolling in a course, you can begin it by following the steps below:
1. Log into your Udemy account and click on My learning at the top right-hand of the page.
2. Select the course you wish to take by clicking on the course icon.
3. The first lecture will begin playing in the course player.
Once you've begun a course, you will be automatically returned to where you left off in the course player, the next time you access it.
Navigate through the course curriculum
You can navigate through the course curriculum under Course Content. Move your cursor to scroll through, and click to begin a lecture or course item (such as a quiz or practice test).
Downloadable resources that have been included in lectures can also be accessed in the course curriculum.
- Learn how to download supplemental resources
Update course settings
You can access various course settings by clicking the Settings (gear) icon at the bottom-right of the course player (see image below).
Change the video quality
Learn how to adjust your video quality settings.
Turn Autoplay on / off
Udemy’s course player has an autoplay feature so that the next lecture will play automatically for you. Autoplay is enabled as the default setting. If you prefer to manually start the next lecture, however, click the Settings (gear) icon and then Autoplay to switch the feature off
If, moving forward you decide you would like to turn the autoplay feature back on, please follow the steps outlined above (except toggle Autoplay back on).
Change the video speed
Learn how to change your video speed on the course player.
Watch in fullscreen mode
If you wish to watch a lecture in fullscreen mode, you can do so by clicking the fullscreen icon located in the lower right-hand corner of the course player.
To exit fullscreen mode, tap the ESC key, or click the fullscreen icon and the player will be returned to the original size.
Expand the screen
To view the lecture with an expanded screen, but not in fullscreen, click on Expand at the bottom right.
Learn how to access and use keyboard shortcuts.