How do I configure an external app for a course using an LTI 2 Registration URL?

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Some similarity detection external apps can be configured using an LTI 2 registration URL. This lesson shows how to add an external tool using a URL provided by the external app provider. To learn more about configuring apps, visit the Edu App Center.

Note: Configuring external apps is a course permission. If you cannot configure an external app, your institution has restricted this feature.

Open Settings

Open Settings

In Course Navigation, click the Settings link.

Open Apps

Open Apps

Click the Apps tab.

View App Configurations

  View App Configurations 

To configure an app, click the View App Configurations button.

Add New App

  Add New App 

Click the Add App button.

Select Configuration Type

Set Configuration Type

Click the Configuration Type drop-down menu and select By LTI 2 Registration URL.

Add Registration URL

Add Registration URL

In the Registration URL field, enter the URL for the app.

Apps are configured and recommended to be entered as secure links (HTTPS).

Launch Registration Tool

Launch Registration Tool

Click the Launch Registration Tool button.

Note: You may have to confirm settings or provide additional information in the Registration Tool.

Verify App

Verify App

If the app has already been added in the course, Canvas verifies the you still want to install the app.

To continue, click the Yes, Install Tool button.

View App

View App

View the external app.

To manage the app, click the Settings icon [1].  To edit the app, click the Edit link [2]. To see the places where the app appears in Canvas, click the Placements link [3]. To delete the app, click the Delete link [4].

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