• How do I act as a user in the Parent app on my iOS device as an admin?

    If you are an admin, you can act as a user in the Parent app and take any action in the app as if you were the observer. Only account-level users with the Act as users account permission can act as other users. This p...
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  • How do I reset my cache in the Parent app on my iOS device?

    You can reset your cache in the Canvas Parent app on your iOS device. Resetting your cache will clear all information on your device that is specific to the app, including login details and app settings. You may want ...
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  • How do I create an account in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    In the Canvas Parent app, you can create a Canvas observer account to view student course information. If you already have an account, you can log in to the Parent app. To link yourself to a student, you will need to ...
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  • How do I view a course syllabus in the Parent app on my iOS device?

    You can view a course syllabus for the student(s) you are observing in the Parent app. Note: A course syllabus will only display if the course has a populated Syllabus page in Canvas. View Courses By default...
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  • How do I view a course front page in the Parent app on my iOS device?

    You can view a course front page for the student(s) you are observing in the Parent app. Note: A course front page will only display if a front page is selected as the course homepage in Canvas. View Courses ...
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  • How do I download the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    Download the Canvas Parent app on your iOS device to engage in your child's education. The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps. Op...
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  • How do I send a message from an assignment page in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    You can send a message to your student's Canvas instructor from an assignment page in the Canvas Parent app using your mobile device. You can also send a message to your student's Canvas instructor from the course pag...
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  • How do I get help with the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    From the Help Menu, you can reference the Canvas Guides, report a problem with the app, request a new feature, and view the Terms of Use. Open User Menu Tap the Menu icon. Open Help Tap the Help link...
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  • How do I view alerts in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    The Alerts page displays assignment and grade alerts for the student(s) you are observing. Learn how to set alerts about a student's coursework. Open Alerts In the Dashboard, tap the Alerts icon. View Al...
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  • How do I view my Canvas Inbox in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    You can access your Canvas Inbox on your mobile device to view and send messages to your student's Canvas instructor. Learn more about sending messages to the course instructor in the courses page and an assignment pa...
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  • How do I set alerts for a student in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    The User Menu allows you to manage alerts for students linked to your observer account. You can view your alerts on the Alerts page. Open User Menu Tap the Menu icon. Manage Students To manage studen...
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  • How do I view details for an assignment in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS Device?

    You can view details for your students' assignments from the Grades page or by viewing an individual assignment. This lesson displays how to view assignment details from the Courses page. You can also open an assignme...
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  • How do I link additional students to my account in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    You can link your Canvas account to additional student accounts from the Canvas Parent app. To link your account, you will need a student pairing code provided by your student, their instructor, or an admin from your ...
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  • How do I switch to another account in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    If you use Canvas in more than one account (Canvas URL), you can change between accounts on your device without having to log out of the app.   The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless ...
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  • How do I send a message to an instructor from the course page in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    You can send a message to your student's Canvas instructor from the course page using your mobile device. You can also send a message to your student's Canvas instructor from an assignment page and your Canvas Inbox. ...
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  • How do I use the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    The Canvas Parent app lets you view a student’s course events, upcoming assignments, and grades. You can also add and view multiple students in your account. Notes: The Canvas Parent app uses your device's set...
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  • How do I view courses for a student in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    The Courses page displays the current courses for the student(s) you are observing. View Courses By default, the Dashboard displays the courses list for the student you are viewing. Open Course To vi...
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  • How do I log out of the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    You can easily log out of Canvas Parent when you are finished using the app. Open User Menu To open the User Menu, tap the Menu icon. Log Out Tap the Log Out link. Previous Topic:How do I switch t...
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  • How do I log in to the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device with a QR code?

    This functionality will be available on 2020-04-04 Once you download the Canvas Parent app from the iTunes store, you can use the app to log in to your Canvas account. You can generate a unique QR code from your Ca...
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  • How do I log in to the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device with a Canvas URL?

    Once you download the Canvas Parent app from the iTunes store, you can use the app to log in to your Canvas account. You can enter your institution's name into the app to locate your account. If the app cannot find yo...
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