You can send conversation messages to students or other users in your courses in the app.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
Tap the Select a course link  and select the course where you want to send the message .
In the To field, tap the Add icon.
Note: You can only add one user or group of users at a time.
Search by Name
To search by name, type the name of your recipient in the text field.
Note: If you cannot remember a recipient's name, you can search by course filter to select your recipient.
Search by Course Filter
To search by course filter, select to message all users , or select users by group .
To attach a file to the message, tap the Attach icon.
To select your attachment file, tap the Add icon . Then select how you would like to attach a file .
Note: To learn more about media attachments, view the Canvas Media Comparison PDF.
In the Subject field , enter a subject for your message.
If you want to send individual messages to each recipient, tap the message toggle .
In the compose field , type your message.
When you are ready to send your message, tap the Send link .
Note: New messages will not appear in the Inbox until there is a reply to the message. However, if you have an existing Inbox message with a recipient, the message will appear as part of that message thread.