How do I edit my profile in the Teacher app on my Android device?

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The profile page shows your user information in the app. If you have permission from your institution, you may be able to manage some of your profile information, such as user name, profile picture, and user details.

The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.

Open User Menu

Open User Menu

In the Dashboard, tap the Menu icon.

Open Settings

Open Settings

Tap the Settings icon.

Open Profile Settings

Open Profile Settings

In the Settings menu, tap the Profile Settings link.

Edit Profile

Open Settings

Tap the Edit icon.

Edit Profile Picture

Edit Profile Picture

If your institution allows profile pictures (avatars) and you want to change it, tap your profile picture.

Select Profile Picture

To take a new photo with your device, tap the Take photo link [1].

To choose an existing photo on your device, tap the Choose photo from Gallery link [2].

Edit User Details

Edit User Details

If your institution allows you to edit your user name, change your user name in the Name field [1]. This is the name that users see in Canvas and in the app.

If your institution allows you to edit your email address, change your email in the Email field [2].

Save Profile

Save Profile

Tap the Save link.

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