Disney Plus is an amazing new streaming platform with tons of content by Disney, Pixar, Lucasfilm, the National Geographic, and Marvel Studios. It’s easy to get lost in its library and watch movies and TV shows for hours on end.
Unfortunately, Disney Plus wasn’t perfect at launch, as it missed a number of important features. Some of them were the ability to restart, resume, and continue watching content. If you are wondering how to play an episode or a movie from the beginning on Disney Plus, you’re in the right place.
The missing options have been added and we’ll tell you how to use them.
In general, people are a little spoiled by the various amazing streaming services and the quality standards set. We are of course talking about the likes of Netflix and Hulu. These streaming platforms have gradually improved over the years.
Disney Plus is a relatively new service launched on November 12, 2019. It’s not available worldwide yet but the service offers a great amount of quality content for a cheap price.
Other smaller problems with Disney Plus were the absence of certain features such as resuming or restarting your content, autoplay, and the ability to continue where you left off. For example, if you were watching an episode of The Mandalorian and fell asleep halfway through an episode, you didn’t have the ability to restart where you left off.
Luckily, Disney has listened to user feedback and decided to implement all the missing features. They should be out on all platforms by now (January 2020), most of them at least.
Disney has actually planned on adding these features even before people complained. Apparently they went with a gradual roll-out of Disney Plus in terms of available features.
How to Continue Watching on Disney Plus
Now that Disney Plus has the Continue Watching feature, you can easily pick up where you left off. You can continue a movie or TV show from where you last stopped. It’s quite easy as follows:
- Log into your Disney Plus account on a supported device. You can log in via the official website, Apple or Android app. Make sure that the app is the latest version.
- After you have opened the site or the app, find the Continue Watching list on your home screen.
- Click on it and you’ll see a list of movies and TV shows watched halfway.
- Click on the desired episode or movie and click on Play.
How to Watch Something from the Beginning on Disney Plus
You can also rewatch an episode of a show or an entire movie on Disney Plus. Follow the steps to play something from the beginning on Disney Plus:
- Log into the Disney website or launch the app on your device.
- Use the search feature to find the show or movie you’d like to watch from the beginning.
- Click on the Restart button next to the show.
It’s a piece of cake now that Disney has finally implemented the new Restart feature. Y
You can follow the steps above and then choose to Resume a show or movie where, or even Add to Watchlist so you won’t forget about it. Autoplay has been implemented as well, which is great for watching a TV show.
The next episode will play automatically, but you can always pause it if you’d rather.
Disney’s Upping Their Game
Disney Plus is slowly but surely becoming a major player in the streaming game. The company is responsive to user feedback and attempts to make the platform more convenient for the best user experience.
Keep in mind that Disney Plus has only been out for two months, but it already has millions of subscribers.
Are you pleased with these quality of life changes on Disney Plus? Is there anything else you’d like to see added? Let us know in the comments section below.