You can upload media files from your Android device as an assignment submission in the Student app. Once you submit your assignment, you can verify your assignment submission. You can also resubmit assignments if your instructor allows.
You can also submit an assignment from a third-party app, such as Google Drive and Dropbox.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
- Your instructor may restrict certain assignment types, including media file uploads, so this option may not be available for your assignment submission.
- To learn more about File Upload and Media Recording submissions in the Canvas Student app, view the Canvas Media Comparison PDF.
Tap the Assignments link.
Note: You may have to swipe your screen to view the Assignments link.
Tap the name of the assignment.
View Assignment Details
Select Media Recording
Tap the Media Recording link.
Record Audio File
To begin recording, tap the Record icon .
While recording, the stopwatch at the top of the screen displays the length of your recording . To stop recording, tap the Stop icon .
Record Video File
To begin recording, tap the Record icon . While recording, the stopwatch at the top of the screen displays the length of your recording .
To stop recording, tap the Record button again.
View Video File
To preview your video, tap the Play icon . To retake your video, tap the Retake icon .
To confirm your video file, tap the Confirm icon . To discard your video, tap the Discard icon .
Choose Media File
To select a file from your device, tap the media file you want to submit.