Registration and Login

How to Create an Account
To create a PBS Account, follow the instructions below.  Watch the video tutorial * Please note that creating a Facebook and Google account can be done on the Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/) and Google websites (https://www.google.com/intl/en/mail/help/about.html).  When you first come to PBS.org, click Sign in located in the upper left side of the screen (Figure 1). Figure 1 Next to "Don't have a PBS Account?" click Create one now (Figure 2). Figure 2 In the Name textbox, type your full name. Type your email address in the textboxes provided then create a password and type it into the Password textbox (Figure 3.1). Your password must have at least 8 characters and include both letters and numbers. Click Register (Figure 3.2). Figure 3 Once you click Register, you are signed in to PBS and are directed to the video homepage with your name showing at the top of the page (Figure 4).  Use this login and password any time you log in to PBS products. Figure 4 Related topics: I don't want to sign in with Facebook or Google. What can I do? I don't want to log in with my Google account. How do I disassociate my Google account from the PBS app? I don't want to log in with Facebook. How do I disassociate my PBS app login from my Facebook account? I can't log in because I don't have an account, what can I do? How do I play a video?
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016 at 11:19 AM
I don't want to sign in with Facebook or Google. What can I do?
If you do not want to log in to the app using your Facebook or Google accounts, you can use a PBS account.  A PBS account is a PBS-specific account that is used to log on to various PBS products such as our app. The information you provide is private and is not shared with anyone. Once you create a PBS account, you can log in using that email address and password each time you use the PBS app. It is completely separate from Facebook and Google.  Learn how to create a PBS account When you first come to video.pbs.org, click Sign in located in the upper left side of the screen (Figure 1). Figure 1 Click Sign in with Email (Figure 2). Figure 2 Click Create a PBS Account (Figure 3). Figure 3 In the Name textbox, type your full name. Type your email address in the textboxes provided then create a password and type it into the Password textbox (Figure 4.1). Your password must have at least 8 characters and include both letters and numbers. Click Register (Figure 4.2). Figure 4 Once you click Register, you are signed in to PBS and are directed to the video homepage with your full name showing at the top of the page (Figure 5).  Use this login and password any time you log in to PBS products. Figure 5 Related topics: I don't want to sign in with Facebook or Google. What can I do? I don't want to log in with my Google account. How do I disassociate my Google account from the PBS app? I don't want to log in with Facebook. How do I disassociate my PBS app login from my Facebook account? I can't log in because I don't have an account, what can I do? How do I play a video?
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016 at 11:23 AM
How do I log out of the PBS.org website?
To log out, simply hover your mouse over your name in the upper left side of the screen and click Sign Out at the bottom of the dropdown menu. Related topics: I can't see the logout link I don't want to sign in with Facebook or Google. What can I do? I don't want to log in with my Google account. How do I disassociate my Google account from the PBS app? I don't want to log in with Facebook. How do I disassociate my PBS app login from my Facebook account? I can't log in because I don't have an account, what can I do? How do I play a video?
Wed, 29 Jun, 2016 at 3:36 PM
I forgot my password. What can I do?
To reset your password without the need for your old password, you can get started by entering your email address in the Password Reset box at this link: https://account.pbs.org/accounts/send-reset-password/ Alternatively, follow the steps below: Click Sign In in the upper left side of the screen.  Click Sign In with PBS Account.  Click Forgot your password?  Enter your email address and click Reset. Go to the email inbox that is associated with this account and click the link that was sent to you. Follow the instructions to reset your password. ** If you have forgotten your Google or Facebook password, please use the "forgot password" feature on those websites. Related topics: I can't see the logout link I don't want to sign in with Facebook or Google. What can I do? I don't want to log in with my Google account. How do I disassociate my Google account from the PBS app? I don't want to log in with Facebook. How do I disassociate my PBS app login from my Facebook account? I can't log in because I don't have an account, what can I do? How do I play a video?
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017 at 9:57 AM
I can't see the logout link
If you cannot see the logout link in the dropdown menu in the top of the page, please try minimizing your browser window to change the menu view. Follow the steps below to learn how to do this. Click the minimize icon on your browser (Figure 1). The minimize icon is located on the left on Macs and on the right on PCs. Figure 1 Click your mouse on the edge of the browser window and drag it until the menu in the upper left compresses to three horizontal bars. Click the horizontal bars to expand the menu (Figure 2). Figure 2 Click Open (Figure 3). Figure 3 Click Sign Out (Figure 4). Figure 4 Related topics: I can't see the logout link I don't want to sign in with Facebook or Google. What can I do? I don't want to log in with my Google account. How do I disassociate my Google account from the PBS app? I don't want to log in with Facebook. How do I disassociate my PBS app login from my Facebook account? I can't log in because I don't have an account, what can I do? How do I play a video?
Wed, 29 Jun, 2016 at 3:40 PM