How do I make a comment about an assignment in the Student app on my iOS device? [DOC-17604]

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You can leave comments on an assignment to ask questions or provide feedback.

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

Open Course

Open Course

On the Dashboard, tap the name of the course you'd like to view.

Open Assignments

Open Assignments

Tap the Assignments link.

Note: You may have to swipe your screen to view the Assignments link.

Open Assignment

Open Assignment

Tap the name of the assignment.

Open Submission and Rubric

Open Submission and Rubric

Tap the Submission & Rubric link.

Open Submission Comments

Open Submission Comments

On the Submission details page, swipe up on the comments tab.

Add Text Comment

Select Comment Type

To add a text comment, tap the Comment field and type your text [1]. Submit your comment by tapping the Send button [2].

Add Media Comments

Select Comment Type

To add different comment type, tap the Add icon next to the comment field [1]. You can record an audio comment [2], record a video comment [3], or upload a file [4].

Record Audio

Record Audio Comment

To record audio, tap the Record button [1].

To stop recording, tap the Stop button [2].

Preview and Send Audio Comment

Preview and Send Audio Comment

To replay the audio, tap the Play button [1]. To re-record the audio, press the Delete button [2]. When you are finished, tap the Send button [3].

Record Video

Record Video

To record a new video, tap the Record button. To stop recording, tap the button again.

Note: Canvas may ask permission to access your microphone.

Use Video

Use Video

To replay the video, tap the Play button [1]. If you want to re-record the video, tap the Retake button [2]. When you are finished, tap the Use Video button [3].

Choose File

Choose File

Use the file picker to attach a file. To take and then attach a camera or video file, tap the Camera icon [1]. To attach a file from your device image library, tap the Library icon [2]. To attach a file from your device files, tap the Files icon [3].

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