The Canvas Student app comes with several widgets for quick access to grades, notifications, to-do items, and bookmarks.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
- Depending on your Android device, the steps to install a widget may vary from what is pictured below. If you have questions, please refer to your device instructions about how to install a widget.
- Widgets are not available for the Canvas Teacher or Canvas Parent apps.
Find Canvas Widgets
Find the Canvas Student widgets . The following widgets are available:
Choose Widget Style
If you want to hide the details in the widget, tap the Hide details on widget checkbox.
Note: The Hide details on widget option is not available for the bookmark widget.
Tap your preferred widget style: light  or dark . The light widget style will style the widget has dark text over a light background. The dark widget style will style the widget as light text over a dark background.
Note: Widget styles are not available for the bookmark widget.
To move the widget, tap and hold on the widget . To resize the widget, tap and drag the resize icons .
View the Widget
View your Canvas widget. To view a widget item directly in the app, tap the item .
To refresh the widget information, tap the Refresh icon .