What features are available on Pluralsight's mobile apps?

Tags: Skills

Pluralsight’s mobile apps for Android and iOS allow you to watch video courses, download content for offline viewing, and access many of the same Skills features found on the web browser. Visit our downloads page to download the app.

This table shows which features are available on Pluralsight’s mobile apps. Follow the links beneath the “Feature” column to learn how to access each feature on your mobile device.

Who can use this?

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Content types
Video courses
Offline viewing 
Conferences
Guides
Hands-on learning (cloud labs, projects, sandboxes)*  
Navigation
Browse
Profile
History
Curation
Paths
Channels
Bookmarks
Priorities*  
Assessments
Stack up 
Learning checks
Role IQ, Skill IQ  
Certification
Certification preparation
Certification practice exams*  
Certificates of completion  
Other features
Badges
Learning goals
Exercise files  
Notes  
Schedule reminder  
Discussion boards  
Q&A*  
Skills manager and admin features (analytics, plan and team management, priorities for leaders, Role IQ for leaders)*  

* Included with certain subscriptions and business plans. See the subscription and plan comparison for details.

How do I watch video courses?

You can find video courses to watch from the Home page, Browse, or Search within the mobile app. You’ll find these pages at the bottom of your screen (Android and iPhone) or by opening up the Pluralsight menu from the top-left corner (iPad).

Tap a course’s name to view the course details page, where you can view more information about the course and launch the video player.

For more information, visit our video courses article.

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How do I view courses offline?

To download a course for offline viewing, navigate to the desired course details page and tap the Download button. Once the download has finished, the course will appear on your Downloads page, which you’ll find on the bottom of your screen (Android and iPhone) or the left-hand menu (iPad).

Tip: To download individual modules within a course, go to the Contents tab of the course details page, tap the three dots next to the module, and tap Download.

For details on offline viewing, visit our article Downloading courses on Pluralsight’s Android and iOS apps.

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How do I watch conferences?

To access recordings of tech conferences on Android and iPhone, tap Browse at the bottom of your screen. Then tap Conferences under the Popular skills section, or tap See all to the right of the Paths section for a list of Conference paths.

On iPad, access conferences from the left-hand menu on the Paths page.

Visit our conferences article to learn more.

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How do I find guides?

To find a guide, tap Search at the bottom of your screen (Android and iPhone) or in the left-hand menu (iPad), enter your search terms, and tap the Guides tab on the far right.

Visit our guides article to learn more.

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How do I browse courses?

To browse through new releases, recommended content, popular skills, and paths on the Pluralsight app, tap Browse at the bottom of your screen (Android and iPhone) or from the left-hand menu (iPad).

To search for specific courses, paths, authors, and guides, tap Search at the bottom of the screen (Android and iPhone) or from the left-hand menu (iPad).

Why can't I view a list of all the courses on Pluralsight's Android and iOS apps?

Our Skills library contains thousands of courses—too many to easily browse from one long list. Instead, we've included several ways for you to find the courses you're interested, including Browse, Search, and through the Related paths & courses button on a course's details page.

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What can I view on my profile?

Your profile allows you to access Stack up and view your Interests, Badges, Skill IQs you’ve taken, and courses you’ve completed. From the Home page, tap your avatar in the top-right corner (Android and iPhone) or at the bottom of the left-hand menu (iPad) to go to your profile.

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How do I view my history?

To view a list of courses you’ve started watching, go to the Home page to view the Continue learning section. Tap See all for a complete list.

To view which courses you’ve already completed, tap your avatar in the top-right corner of the Home page (from the bottom of the left-hand menu on iPad) to view your profile and scroll to the Completed courses section.

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How do I follow a path?

To start using paths, scroll down on the Home page to the My paths section. Once you view any clip from any path either on the web browser or by searching in the app, paths will appear in this section on the Home page. You can also access paths on the Browse page—scroll down to the Paths section and tap See all for a complete list of paths you can choose from.

On iPad, you can also access paths from the Pluralsight menu in the top-left corner.

Visit our paths article for more information.

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How do I add courses to a channel?

To add a course to a channel, navigate to the desired course details page and tap the Add to channel button. This will pull up a list of channels you have permission to edit. Tap an existing channel to add the course, or tap the + to create a new channel to add the course to. 

To view your channels, go to the Home page and scroll down to the My channels section. Tap See all for a full list of channels you’ve created or joined. If you are part of a team plan, you’ll also be able to see company-wide channels on this page. On iPad, you can also access this page on the left-hand menu under Home.

Visit our channel articles to learn more.

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How do I bookmark courses?

To bookmark a course, tap the Bookmark icon on the course details page. Or, to bookmark a course from a list of courses, tap the three dots to the right of the course and then Bookmark.

Tip: To bookmark individual modules within a course, go to the Contents tab of the course details page, tap the three dots next to the module, and tap Bookmark.

To view content you have bookmarked, scroll down on the app’s Home page to the Bookmarks section. Tap See all for a complete list. On iPad, you can also access bookmarks from the left-hand menu under Home.

Visit our bookmarks article for more information.

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How can I play Stack up?

Stack up is a mobile game that gives you a chance to test your skills by competing with your fellow Pluralsight users. Choose your topic, answer as many questions as you can correctly, and see how you stack up on weekly and all-time leaderboards.

You can find Stack up on the Home page or your profile in the mobile app. Visit our Stack up article to learn more.

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How do I take a learning check?

If the course includes a learning check, it will appear on the course details page below the description. Tap Take a learning check and then tap the blue Start learning check button to begin.

Visit our learning checks article to learn more.

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How do I prepare for certifications?

Curated learning paths are available to help you prepare for industry certifications. To access certifications paths, tap Browse at the bottom of your screen (Android and iPhone) or from the left-hand menu (iPad). Then tap the Certifications tile, or tap See all to the right of the Paths section for a list of certifications paths.

Visit our articles on Certifications paths and exam preparation to learn more.

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How do I view my badges?

On the Home page, tap your avatar in the top-right corner (Android and iPhone) or at the bottom of the left-hand menu (iPad) to go to your profile. The Badges section will display which badges you’ve earned. Tap View trophy case to view all badges you’ve earned or can unlock.

Visit our badges article to learn more.

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How do I set a learning goal?

To set a learning goal or edit an existing goal from the mobile app, tap the pencil icon at the top of the Home page. A menu will open up where you can select how much time you want to work towards watching video courses on Skills throughout the week. Your activity will sync across your account to show your progress on multiple devices.

Visit our article Make skilling up a weekly habit to learn more about how leveraging learning goals can help you get the most out of your subscription.

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