You can send attachments in conversations messages using the Canvas Student app.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
Select Attachment Type
To attach a new photo from your camera, tap the Camera icon . To attach an existing photo on your Android device, tap the Gallery icon . To attach a file from your device, tap the Device icon .
Note: To learn more about attaching a file from your device, view the Canvas Media Comparison PDF.
Tap the Camera icon.
Choose from Gallery
To select an existing photo, locate and select a photo from a photo gallery on your device.
Choose from Device
To select a file saved on your device, locate and select a file from your device.
Attachments display at the bottom of your message. If you want to delete an existing attachment, tap the Delete icon for that attachment.
To add a message recipient, first select a course . In the Subject field, enter the message topic . In the Compose Message field , type your message. When you are ready to send your message, tap the Send icon .
Note: New messages will not appear in the Inbox on the Canvas Student app until there is a reply to the message, but you can view the message in your Sent folder. However, if you have an existing Inbox message with a recipient, the message will appear as part of the Inbox message thread.