How to Solve the Rubik’s Cube: An Easy Tutorial

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Learn to solve the 3×3 cube with an easy, straightforward method! This method is widely known as layer-by-layer (LBL), and can be used to solve any scramble. It’s designed specifically to reduce intense thinking and memorization. Time to solve the cube!

This tutorial comes with a worksheet, which contains all the information taught in this video:

Time stamps

Introduction and basic concepts: 0:42
Notation: 2:40
Cross: 5:09
First layer corners: 11:40
Second layer edges: 17:07
Top yellow cross: 23:15
Positioning the last layer corners: 25:45
Twisting the last layer corners: 30:47
Positioning the last layer edges: 34:01

Troubleshooting guide:
Walkthrough solves:

Some cool cubing stuff

Puzzles to get started on:
Competitive speedcubing (US Nationals 2016):
US Nationals 2016 highlights:
8 cubes underwater:
4.73 Rubik’s cube world record: