How to Control Your Content’s Video Quality on Stan

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Meet Stan! The high-quality video streaming service that costs $10/month ($12/month if you prefer high definition) comes packed with numerous features, the ability to control video quality being one of its most prominent traits.



Want to know how? Here’s how you can control your content’s video quality on Stan:

Computer (Web Browser)

If you are streaming Stan from your web browser, you will find the High Definition (HD) button at the bottom right corner of the screen (it looks like a little cog). This controls the content’s video quality, so set it to HIGH for a full HD 1080p stream if your connection is fast enough, or reduce it to watch videos in Standard Definition (SD) quality..

Mobile Phones & Tablets

If you are streaming Stan from a mobile device, you can control the video quality by simply tapping the “Settings” icon at the bottom of the screen during video playback. This will bring up the VideoQuality screen, where you can control video quality by setting it to either low, medium or high.

3 Ways to Get the Best Video Playback Experience

Are you looking to enjoy the best video playback experience (who doesn’t?) while streaming your favorite movies and TV shows on Stan? Well, though a lot of work has been done by the Stan team to ensure video quality is not compromised, here are three simple, yet helpful tips that will allow you to enhance your video playback experience even further:

1. Switch On the HD

In the previous paragraphs, we have already discussed the procedure to control video quality from a web browser and mobile device. All you need to do is choose the option which gives you the highest quality possible. However, there is one problem with doing so: the higher the video quality, the faster the data consumption. This means that if your Internet connection is not fast enough, you will not be able to view HD content. If you are facing this problem, there is only one solution to it.

2. Invest in a High-Speed Internet Connection

If you plan to stream a lot of content with Stan, it’s advised you invest in a high-speed Internet connection. Stan has provided a guide on their websites to help users understand the speeds required for various streaming capabilities. They are as follows:


1.5 MBPS – Stream ability


2.5 MBPS – Standard Definition


3.5 MBPS – High-Definition 720p


6.5 MBPS – High-Definition 1080p


15.0 mbps for Ultra High Definition 4K (UHD 4K)


3. Switch Playback to “Auto”

If you are using a tablet or smartphone, ensure that you select the settings cog and change the video quality to “Auto”. This option will let you stream videos at the highest quality your Internet connection can handle.

So, keep the above mentioned guidelines in mind, and you will be able to stream movies and TV shows via Stan at the highest video quality possible. Don’t have Stan yet? Try it out now for free with their latest 30 days free trial!