How do I view my Canvas Inbox in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

Document created by Canvas Doc Team Employee on Mar 16, 2020Last modified by Canvas Doc Team Employee on Apr 6, 2020
Version 5Show Document
  • View in full screen mode

You can access your Canvas Inbox on your mobile device to view and send messages to your student's Canvas instructor. Learn more about sending messages to the course instructor in the courses page and an assignment page.

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

Open User Menu

Open User Menu

Tap the Menu icon.

Open Inbox

Open Inbox

Tap the Inbox link [1]. If the Inbox link includes a numbered badge, the badge shows how many unread messages you have in your inbox [2].

View Inbox

View Inbox

Messages are arranged in chronological order.

Swipe the page from top to bottom to quickly refresh the page.

Send Message

Send Message

To send a new message, tap the Message icon.

Open Message

Open Message

To view a message in your inbox, tap the message you want to open.

View Message Thread

View Message Thread

View the selected message thread.

To reply, tap the Reply icon.

You are here
Table of Contents > App Features > How do I view my Canvas Inbox in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

Attachments

    Outcomes