How to Use Disney (Beginner’s Guide)

Disney Plus is the awesome new streaming service by Disney that features all of the best Disney classic shows and movies along with Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic content. I’m Smyth from and in this article I’ll be showing you how to use Disney Plus.

If you’re only interested in learning about certain aspects of Disney Plus. Feel free to skip ahead to the section you want to read we’ll have clickable timestamp links for each section in the description above, to make it easier to navigate. now let’s get started.

Login to Disney Plus

To sign in to your account on click login in the top right corner. Enter your email address, and click continue. Then typing your password, click login.

How to Use Disney for beginners
How to Use Disney for beginners

Find Content to Watch

Once you’re signed in there are a few different ways to browse content on Disney Plus. In the menu at the top of the page you can select originals, movies, or series, to view only content that falls under those categories. At the top of the home page you can check out the featured shows and movies in the top section.

See only Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars or National Geographic content or scroll down to see everything available to stream sorted into categories. You’ll also find a section called recommended for you with content the Disney Plus things you like based on what you’ve already watched.

To search for something specific click search at the top, then type in what you’re looking for. you can search the name of a show or movie, a character, actor or genre, when you see what you’re looking for up here in the search results click on it to see details.

Once you click on a Disney Plus title you’ll be able to see more information about it including a brief description of the show or movie, when it was released, how long it is what genre is it falls under and more.

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Here you can also find suggested content to watch if you enjoyed this title. Extras and behind-the-scenes clips, and more details like what actors star in it, the director and a more in-depth description.

If you’re watching a show that has multiple seasons available to stream, you can easily browse all available seasons by clicking episodes. and then scrolling down to see all the seasons and the episodes within them.


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If you’re interested in a show or movie but don’t want to watch it right away you can add it to your watch list to keep it in mind for later, to add something to your watch list click the plus sign beside the play button. You can easily access your watchlist at any time by clicking watchlist in the top menu.

To remove a show or movie from your watch list click on it, then click the checkmark to take it off your list.

Content Playback/Controls

When you’re settled in and ready to watch something click the play button on the details page to start streaming. When you start streaming content on Disney Plus you may notice a warning or disclaimer in the top left corner.

These warnings can include flashing lights, adult content age recommendations and also outdated cultural depictions. Look out for these warnings when streaming and keep them in mind while you’re watching especially if you have your children watching along with you.

While you’re streaming you can control the playback using the menu that appears at the bottom. Here you can pause, play, rewind, and fast-forward. In the bottom right corner you can adjust the volume using the audio slider and toggle full-screen mode on or off.


If you’d like to watch your show or movie with subtitles you can access subtitle settings by clicking the subtitle icon in the top right corner while streaming.

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Choose what language you want the audio to play in as well as the language of subtitles you want to use. If you click the gear icon on the right you can change the appearance of your subtitles. Use the top drop-down menu to select a font, choose a font color and adjust the text opacity if you like.

You can also choose a font size, outline style and the color and opacity of the subtitle background. To go back to streaming click the arrow in the top left corner.

That does it for our beginners guide to Disney plus. Happy streaming. Thanks for reading if you found this article helpful we’d love it if you’d hit the read more tutorial.