You can leave audio comments on student assignment submissions. Comments can be added before or after grading a submission.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
Note: To learn more about audio comments, view the Canvas Media Comparison PDF.
Tap the Assignments link.
Note: All assignment types can be viewed in the Assignments page, but submissions can also be viewed in the page for their respective assignment type.
Tap the Need Grading status link .
Note: If you want to filter submissions by a different status, tap the Submissions link  and apply the filter in the Submissions page.
Start Audio Recording
To start recording, tap the Record button . To move the audio window, tap the Move icon  and drag the window to its new location.
Send Audio Comment
To replay your audio comment, tap the Replay button . To send your recording audio as a comment, tap the Send button .
To delete the recording, tap the Delete icon .