How do I check my What-if Grades in the Student app on my Android device?

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You can view your grades based on What-If scores so that you know how grades will be affected by upcoming or resubmitted assignments.

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

Note: What-if grading is only available when a course does not use weighted grading periods. Additionally, what-if scores are not saved in the Canvas Student app.

Open Course

Open Course

Tap the name of the course you want to open.

Open Grades

Open Grades

Tap the Grades link.

Show What-If Score

Show What-If Score

Tap the Show What-If Score checkbox.

Edit Score

Edit Score

Locate the assignment grade you want to view as a hypothetical grade. Tap the Edit icon.

Enter What-If Score

Enter What-If Score

Enter the What-If Score in the text area [1]. For instance, if your assignment is worth 25 points, and you want to see how your grade appears if you earn 20 points, enter 20 in the text area.

Tap the Done link [2].

View What-If Score

View What-If Score

View your grade as it would appear based on your What-If Score.

Hide What-If Score

Hide What-If Score

To hide the What-If Scores, tap the Show What-If Score checkbox again.

Note: What-If Scores are not saved in the Canvas Student app.

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