• 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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  • How do I view the calendar of events and assignments for a student in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    The Calendar page displays a calendar of assignments and events for the student(s) you are observing. Open Calendar In the Dashboard, tap the Calendar icon. View Calendar The Calendar page shows all ...
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  • How do I create a reminder for an assignment or event in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

    You can set reminders through the Courses page or the Calendar page. You can choose the date and time that you would like to receive the reminder. Reminders are sent as push notifications to your device. View Cour...
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  • Canvas Parent iOS Guide - Table of Contents

    General Information App Features Course Features Admin Features General InformationHow do I download the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device? How do I create an account in the Canvas Parent app on my i...
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  • How do I streamline Canvas Student app login for iOS devices at my institution?

    You can simplify the Canvas Student app login process by configuring your Mobile Device Management (MDM) provider. Students may be directed to your institution's Canvas login page, or you can configure direct login ac...
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  • How do I view a course front page for a student in the Parent app on my Android 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. Open Courses ...
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  • How do I manage my settings in the Canvas Parent app on my Android device?

    You can select display settings from the Canvas Parent app User Menu, including dark mode and high contrast mode. Open User Menu In the Dashboard, tap the Menu icon. Open Settings Tap the Settings l...
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  • How do I link additional students to my account in the Canvas Parent app on my Android device?

    You can link your Canvas account to additional student accounts from the Canvas Parent app. Students can be linked to your account from your Parent app user menu or from the Parent app dashboard. To link your account,...
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  • How do I view details for an assignment in the Canvas Parent app on my Android 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 send a message to an instructor from the course page in the Canvas Parent app on my Android 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 Android 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 the calendar of events and assignments for a student in the Canvas Parent app on my Android device?

    The Week page displays a calendar of assignments and events for the student(s) you are observing. Open Calendar In the Dashboard, tap the Calendar icon. View Calendar The Calendar page shows all ass...
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  • How do I create a reminder for an assignment or event in the Canvas Parent app on my Android device?

    You can set course assignment and event reminders from a course page or from the Calendar. When setting a reminder, you can select the date and time that you would like to receive the reminder. Reminders are sent as p...
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  • How do I switch to another account in the Canvas Parent app on my Android 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 view a course syllabus in the Parent app on my Android 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 send a message from an assignment page in the Canvas Parent app on my Android 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 create an account in the Canvas Parent app on my Android 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 courses for a student in the Canvas Parent app on my Android device?

    The Courses page displays the current courses for the student(s) you are observing. View Courses By default, the Parent app opens to the Courses page for the student you are viewing. Open Course To ...
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  • How do I get help with the Canvas Parent app on my Android device?

    From the Help Menu, you can reference the Canvas Guides, report a problem, request a new feature, write a review, or view legal information. Open User Menu In the Dashboard, tap the Menu icon. Open Help ...
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  • How do I download the Canvas Parent app on my Android device?

    You can download the Canvas Parent app from the Google Play store onto your Android device. The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display. Unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps. O...
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