How do I configure an external app for a course using a client ID?

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External apps that support LTI 1.3 and LTI Advantage require configuration using a client ID. To find the client ID, talk to your Canvas Admin.

Note: Manually configuring an external app is an account permission. If you cannot configure an external app, this permission has not been enabled for your user role.

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.

Set Configuration Type

Set Configuration Type

Select the Configuration Type drop-down menu and set the configuration type to By Client ID.

Enter Client ID

Enter Client ID

Enter the client ID in the Client ID field [1].

Then click the Submit button [2].

Note: If you do not have a client ID, contact your Canvas Admin.

View Error Message

View Error Message

If the submitted client ID is not found in your account's developer keys, Canvas will display an error message.

Install App

  Install App

To install the app, click the Install button.

View App

  View App

View your app [1].

To manage your app, click the Settings icon [2].

To edit the app, click the Configure link [3]. To see the places where the app appears in Canvas, click the Placements link [4]. To delete the app, click the Delete link [5].

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