Canvas by Instructure Release Notes Archive

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The Canvas by Instructure app was replaced by the Canvas Student app and the Canvas Teacher apps in early 2018.

 

Filtered Release List
The Canvas by Instructure app release list filters results for release notes with the newest release first by app and device.

 

Comprehensive Archive

This archive is a single document that includes links to all archived Canvas by Instructure releases displayed in a comprehensive list with the newest release first by app and device.

 

This archive is useful if you want to see when a new Canvas by Instructure app feature, updated feature, or other update was deployed without having to view all release notes individually.

  • To view specific details for a release, click the name of the release in the table of contents.
  • To view the direct release notes, click the name of the release in the table of contents, then click the release's section heading.

 

 

Android

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (Android 5.7)

New Features

  • Assignments: Arc Video Submissions
  • Inbox: Add Attachments to New Messages

 

Updated Features

  • Quizzes: Multiple Dropdown Questions

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (Android 5.6)

New Features

  • MasteryPaths

 

Updated Features

  • Quizzes

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (Android 5.5)

New Features

  • Student Annotations

 

Updated Features

  • Quizzes: Numerical Answer Questions

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (Android 5.4)

New Features

  • Settings: Languages

 

Updated Features

  • Widgets: User Interface

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (Android 5.3)

New Features

  • Grades: Multiple Grading Periods

 

Updated Features

  • Quizzes: Multiple Choice Questions

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (Android 5.2)

New Features

  • Dashboard: Course Nicknames

 

Updated Features

  • Discussions: Editable Discussion Headers
  • Files: File Downloads
  • Calendar: Course Colors in Calendar List

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (Android 5.1)

New Features

  • Calendar: Calendar Events

 

Updated Features

  • Dashboard: Courses Link
  • Dashboard: Favorite Courses and Groups
  • User Navigation Menu: Grades

 

Other Updates

  • App Support: Android Marshmallow
  • Notifications: Push Notifications

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (Android 5.0)

New Features

  • App Design
  • Course Grades
  • User Navigation Course Access
  • To Do and Notifications
  • Discussion Pins

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (Android 4.5)

New Features

  • User Menu: Bookmarks

 

Updated Features

  • Quizzes: Native Quiz Support
  • Conversations: Messages Interface
  • Dashboard: Color Syncing

 

Other Updates

  • Performance

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (Android 4.4)

  • Push Notifications

 

  • Global Announcements
  • SpeedGrader Link in Assignments
  • Disable Panda Option
  • Discussion Settings
  • Improved Support for Embedded Videos

 

Canvas by Instructure (Android) 4.1 Production Release Notes Featuring Discussion Drafts and Group Favorites

  • SpeedGrader Link
  • Discussion Drafts
  • Group Favorites
  • Panda Avatars
  • Action Bar Icons

 

Canvas by Instructure (Android) 4.0.2 Release Notes Featuring Sent Messages and User Bios

  • Sent Messages Folder
  • User Biography
  • Lock Screen Tutorial

 

Canvas by Instructure (Android) 4.0 Release Notes Featuring Redesigned Navigation

  • App Design
  • User Navigation
  • Course Navigation
  • Groups Support
  • Canvas Support

 

  • School Login Search

 

Canvas by Instructure Now Available on Kindle Fire

  • Canvas by Instructure App now available on Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle Fire phone

 

Canvas by Instructure (Android) 3.3 Release Notes Featuring Media Submissions and What-If Scores

  • Assignment Media Submissions
  • Student What-If Scores

 

Canvas by Instructure (Android) 3.2 Release Notes Featuring Favorite Course Management

  • Favorite Courses

 

Canvas by Instructure (Android) 3.0 Release Notes Featuring Tablet Support

  • Login Screen with Multiple Sign-in Support
  • Customizable Color Dashboard
  • Dismiss To-Do List and Notifications
  • Upload Files
  • Grades and Notification Widgets
  • LTI Functionality
  • App API Integration

 

Canvas by Instructure (Android) 2.3 Release Notes Featuring Groups and Multi-user Sign-in Functionality

  • Support for Canvas Groups
  • Multi-user Sign-in
  • Fixes (Crash Fixes, Memory pressure fixes, Widget rotation fix)

 

Canvas by Instructure (Android) 2.2 Release Notes Featuring Landscape Support

  • Landscape Support
  • Crash Fixes (Notification items, other languages, wiki page and course syllabus, Discussions)
  • Other Updates (Bug fixes, error handling with files in the app)

 

Canvas by Instructure (Android) 2.1 Release Notes Featuring New Dashboard Screen and Increased Speed

  • Dashboard
  • Speed
  • Fixed Bugs (OAuth Access tokens deleted upon logout)
  • Other Updates (Warning for leaving with unsaved content, Videos pause when hitting back button, Grades page updated style)

 

Canvas by Instructure (iOS/Android) 2.0 Featuring New Dashboard, Modules, and Quizzes

  • Dashboard
  • Course Navigation
  • Submit Assignments (Android)
  • APIs (Login, Announcements, Assignments, Conversations, Courses, Discussions, Files, Grades, Pages, People, Quizzes)
  • More Cool Stuff (Help FAQs, Group Conversations, Widget [Android])
  • Other Updates (Course customization no longer supported, Groups support disabled, Tier 1 Support mobile help, Mobile help lessons moved to own manuals in the Canvas Guides)

 

iOS

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (iOS 3.18)

New Features

  • Assignments: Arc Video Submissions

 

Other Updates

  • Quizzes: File Upload and Multiple Dropdown Questions

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (iOS 3.17)

New Features

  • Settings: Languages

 

Other Updates

  • iPad: Full-Screen Course Viewing

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (iOS 3.16)

New Features

  • MasteryPaths

 

Updated Features

  • Modules

 

Other Updates

  • Icons

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (iOS 3.15)

New Features

  • Student Annotations

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (iOS 3.14)

New Features

  • Grades: Multiple Grading Periods

 

Other Updates

  • UI Updates

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (iOS 3.13)

New Features

  • Grades: Multiple Grading Periods
  • Modules: Next and Previous Buttons

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (iOS 3.12)

New Features

  • Dashboard: Courses Page
  • Settings: Profile Pictures, Landing Page, Push Notifications

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (iOS 3.10)

Updated Features

  • Dashboard: To Do List
  • Dashboard: Grades (iPad)

 

Canvas by Instructure Release Notes (iOS 3.9)

New Features

  • Dashboard: Calendar

 

Updated Features

  • Messages (Conversations): Sent Message Folder
  • Quizzes: Native Quiz Support

 

Canvas by Instructure (iOS) 3.6 Release Notes Featuring Favorite Course Management

  • Course Favorites
  • Reminder Notifications
  • Updated Help Menu

 

  • School Login Search

 

Canvas by Instructure (iOS) 3.4 Release Notes Featuring Updated iPhone Navigation

  • iPhone Navigation
  • YouTube Video URLs
  • Fixed Bugs: Student Assignments

 

Canvas by Instructure (iOS) 3.2 Release Notes Featuring Multi-User Login and iPhone Groups

  • Multi-User Login
  • Groups (iPhone)
  • Other Updates (Dropbox Imports)

 

Canvas by Instructure (iOS) 3.1 Release Notes Featuring Groups, Modules, Quizzes

  • Groups
  • Modules
  • Quizzes
  • LTI Tools
  • Other Updates (Reply Icons)

 

Canvas by Instructure (iOS) 3.0 Release Notes Featuring Enhanced Interface and User Experience

Please note the Canvas for iOS app (for iOS 6+) is no longer supported.

  • Customizable Color Dashboard (iPad)
  • Full-screen To Do List
  • Notifications Tab
  • Consistent Navigation
  • LTI Functionality
  • App API Integration

 

Canvas by Instructure (iOS/Android) 2.0 Featuring New Dashboard, Modules, and Quizzes

  • Dashboard
  • Course Navigation
  • Submit Assignments (Android)
  • APIs (Login, Announcements, Assignments, Conversations, Courses, Discussions, Files, Grades, Pages, People, Quizzes)
  • More Cool Stuff (Help FAQs, Group Conversations, Widget [Android])
  • Other Updates (Course customization no longer supported, Groups support disabled, Tier 1 Support mobile help, Mobile help lessons moved to own manuals in the Canvas Guides)

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