How to Merge Your Existing Lynda.com Account with Your MacID

DeGroote students can log into Lynda.com using their MacIDs now. If you already have a Lynda.com account, here are instructions for merging it with your MacID.

  1. Go to the DeGroote Lynda.com portal page and click on the Sign In button. Use your MacID and password to log in. You’ll be redirected to the main Lynda.com website.
    MAC ID Login Screen
  2. If you already have an account with Lynda.com, click on the I’ve had an account button.
    Had an Account Screen
  3. Enter your previous username (your email address) and the password you used to use on Lynda.com. Then click on the Transfer my history button.
    Your Previous Account Screen
  4. Enter your first and last name to complete your profile. Then click on the Save button.
    Complete Your Profile Screen
  5. Your accounts should be merged. Now you log in by visiting lynda.degroote.mcmaster.ca and using your MacID and password.
    New Account Created Screen
Posted September 24, 2015
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