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What kind of computer and web browser do I need?

You will need a reasonably reliable Internet connection to access course resources and to watch (or download) lecture videos. All modern computers should work fine on our platform, although we recommend at least 1 GB of memory/RAM. We support the following web browsers:

If you are using an older browser, please update your browser to avoid technical problems!

The Coursera mobile app is currently available on iPhone (iOS 7 only).  However, certain functions, such as forums, peer assessments, and in-video quizzes, are not yet available on our mobile app.  In some courses, such as those where peer assessments are required, you will need access to a desktop computer to fully complete the course and earn a Statement of Accomplishment or Verified Certificate.