Instructions for accessing Lynda.com

Instructions for accessing Lynda.com

Lynda.com at UNSW

Lynda.com helps UNSW staff and students learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals. UNSW staff and students have unlimited access to a vast library (3,278 courses and 109,000 tutorials) of high quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by professional teachers.

To login please enter your ID in the format of zID@ad.unsw.edu.au.

Please follow the guides below for additional information:

UNSW Lynda Portal

When accessed via a UNSW SOE computer, this portal will automatically log you in using the staff or student account currently logged onto the computer. If prompted please ensure your zID is in the format of zID@ad.unsw.edu.au

If logging in direct from the Lynda.com website or a Lynda app please specify unsw.edu.au as your Organisation/School URL.

The iOS device instructions outlined are based on the Lynda.com app available for download from the Appstore

  • Launch the Lynda.com app.
  • Select the menu list (top left of the screen).
  • Select "Login".
  • Select "Organization of School" and enter "unsw.edu.au" then select on "Log in".
  • At the "Authenticate" screen enter your Login as your zID@ad.unsw.edu.au and your zPass in the password field, then select "login".

The Android device instructions outlined are based on the Lynda.com app available for download from the Google Play App store

  • Launch the Lynda.com app.
  • Select the menu list (top left of the screen) OR select the menu (bottom left of the screen) then select "Log in".
  • Select the "WEB PORTAL" tab.
  • Enter "unsw.edu.au" and choose "Log in" to proceed.
  • Enter your login name as zID@ad.unsw.edu.au (eg z1234567@ad.unsw.edu.au) along with your zPass, and select "Sign in".

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