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== Basics ==
 
These video tutorials teach the basics of using Second Life. For more general help, please visit our '''[http://secondlife.com/support Knowledge Base]'''.
 
These video tutorials teach the basics of using Second Life. For more general help, please visit our '''[http://secondlife.com/support Knowledge Base]'''.
  
''Note:'' When clicking on the "also see" articles below, you may be asked to login to your Second Life account. Go ahead and do it.  
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''Note:'' After clicking on the related articles below, you may be asked to login to your Second Life account. Go ahead and do it.  
  
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Moving-&-flying.mp4 DOWNLOAD]''' [[Image:Getvidtut.png]] [http://youtube.com/watch?v=EK2bczvyHoM Moving & flying] ... also see:
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=== Moving & flying ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Moving-&-flying.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related:
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4050 How do I fly higher? I want to see what's on top of this building.]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4050 How do I fly higher? I want to see what's on top of this building.]
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Looking-around-with-camera-controls.mp4 DOWNLOAD]''' [[Image:Getvidtut.png]] [http://youtube.com/watch?v=1gDD13njjCE Looking around with camera controls] ... also see:
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=== Looking around with camera controls ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Looking-around-with-camera-controls.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related:
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4049 How do I look at something from a different angle?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4049 How do I look at something from a different angle?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4044 How do I use the mouse to look around?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4044 How do I use the mouse to look around?]
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Chatting.mp4 DOWNLOAD]''' [[Image:Getvidtut.png]] [http://youtube.com/watch?v=thBdLhXkzEQ Chatting] ... also see:
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=== Chatting ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Chatting.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related:
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4029 How do I chat?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4029 How do I chat?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4030 How do I Instant Message (IM) someone?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4030 How do I Instant Message (IM) someone?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4561 How do I log chat and instant messages?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4561 How do I log chat and instant messages?]
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Searching.mp4 DOWNLOAD]''' [[Image:Getvidtut.png]] [http://youtube.com/watch?v=zAkho5z8TSw Searching] ... also see:
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=== Searching ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Searching.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related:
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4722 New Search FAQ]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4722 New Search FAQ]
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Teleporting-&-landmarks.mp4 DOWNLOAD]''' [[Image:Getvidtut.png]] [http://youtube.com/watch?v=HL5aqEERlrI Teleporting & landmarks] ... also see:
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=== Teleporting & landmarks ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Teleporting-&-landmarks.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related:
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4562 How do I use the World Map?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4562 How do I use the World Map?]
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Shopping.mp4 DOWNLOAD]''' [[Image:Getvidtut.png]] [http://youtube.com/watch?v=N9E6BFUhT4E Shopping] ... also see:
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=== Shopping ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Shopping.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related:
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4078 How do I sell things?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4078 How do I sell things?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4061 How do I find land to buy?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4061 How do I find land to buy?]
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:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4416 How do I rent land to other people?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4416 How do I rent land to other people?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4530 How do I sell land?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4530 How do I sell land?]
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Friendships.mp4 DOWNLOAD]''' [[Image:Getvidtut.png]] [http://youtube.com/watch?v=PuN5b4B4jCw Friendships] ... also see:
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=== Friendships ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Friendships.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related:
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4217 How do I add a friend to my friends list?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4217 How do I add a friend to my friends list?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=3949 How do I make someone my partner?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=3949 How do I make someone my partner?]
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Editing-your-appearance.mp4 DOWNLOAD]''' [[Image:Getvidtut.png]] [http://youtube.com/watch?v=Z4v6kK0ZKwE Editing your appearance] ... also see:
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=== Editing your appearance ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Editing-your-appearance.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related:
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4023 How do I change my avatar's appearance?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4023 How do I change my avatar's appearance?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4028 How do I attach and detach objects from my avatar?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4028 How do I attach and detach objects from my avatar?]
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:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4319 How do I find out everything I'm wearing?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4319 How do I find out everything I'm wearing?]
  
== More basics ==
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== More Basics ==
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Using-the-pie-menu.mp4 DOWNLOAD]''' [[Image:Getvidtut.png]] [http://youtube.com/watch?v=TuA41VKqzZg Using the pie menu]
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=== Using the pie menu ===
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Creating-&-joining-a-group.mp4 DOWNLOAD]''' [[Image:Getvidtut.png]] [http://youtube.com/watch?v=bqn7imck6Gs Creating & joining a group] ... also see:
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Using-the-pie-menu.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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=== Creating & joining a group ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Creating-&-joining-a-group.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related:
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4035 How do I join a group?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4035 How do I join a group?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4040 How do I change the title in front of my avatar's name?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4040 How do I change the title in front of my avatar's name?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4038 How do I quit or leave a group?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4038 How do I quit or leave a group?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4036 How do I create my own group?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4036 How do I create my own group?]
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Sending-a-postcard.mp4 DOWNLOAD]''' [[Image:Getvidtut.png]] [http://youtube.com/watch?v=cBDAYizCvOI Sending a postcard]
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Buying-Linden-Dollars.mp4 DOWNLOAD]''' [[Image:Getvidtut.png]] [http://youtube.com/watch?v=8PsHU_-dXbc Buying Linden Dollars] ... also see:
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=== Sending a postcard ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Sending-a-postcard.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: [http://youtube.com/watch?v=cBDAYizCvOI Sending a postcard]
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=== Buying Linden Dollars ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Buying-Linden-Dollars.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related:
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4074 How do I get Linden Dollars?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4074 How do I get Linden Dollars?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4585 How do I buy Linden dollars (L$) on the LindeX?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4585 How do I buy Linden dollars (L$) on the LindeX?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4584 How do I sell Linden dollars (L$) on the LindeX?]
 
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4584 How do I sell Linden dollars (L$) on the LindeX?]
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Filling-in-your-profile.mp4 DOWNLOAD]''' [[Image:Getvidtut.png]] [http://youtube.com/watch?v=rLLeAirhwG8 Filling in your profile]
 
  
== All done? ==
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=== Filling in your profile ===
'''[[Video Tutorials|Watch more advanced tutorials!]]'''
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Filling-in-your-profile.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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== Want to learn more? ==
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Revision as of 12:26, 8 April 2008

Basics

These video tutorials teach the basics of using Second Life. For more general help, please visit our Knowledge Base.

Note: After clicking on the related articles below, you may be asked to login to your Second Life account. Go ahead and do it.

Moving & flying

Related:

Looking around with camera controls

Related:

Chatting

Related:

Searching

Related:

Teleporting & landmarks

Related:

Shopping

Related:

Friendships

Related:

Editing your appearance

Related:

More Basics

Using the pie menu

Creating & joining a group

Related:

Sending a postcard

Sending a postcard

Buying Linden Dollars

Related:

Filling in your profile

Want to learn more?

Watch more video tutorials!