How do I create a Panda avatar in the Canvas app on my Android device?

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If your institution allows profile pictures, you can create a Panda avatar on the Canvas app. You can save the Panda avatar as your profile picture on the mobile app, or share it with others.

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

Note: Changing your profile picture in the app will also change the profile picture in your browser version of Canvas.  

Open User Menu

Open User Menu

In the Dashboard, tap the User Menu icon.

Open Profile

Open Profile

Tap your profile icon.

Open Overflow Menu

Open Overflow Menu

Tap the overflow icon.

Create Panda Avatar

Create Panda Avatar

Tap the Create panda avatar link.

Customize Panda Avatar

Customize Panda Avatar

At the bottom of the window, tap the area of the panda you want to customize. You can customize the panda head [1], body [2], and feet [3].

Tap the design you want to use for your panda [1]. To return to the customize options, tap the Back link [2].

Manage Panda Avatar

Manage Panda Avatar

When you are finished customizing your avatar, tap the overflow icon.

To save your panda avatar, tap the Save button [1].

To set your panda as your profile picture in the app, tap the Set as avatar button [2].

To share your panda avatar, tap the Share button [3]. The app will open a new window with all the apps on your device and ask where you want to share your panda image.

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