How do I create an Announcement in the Canvas app on my iOS device?

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Instructors can create Announcements on the Canvas app to notify students about events without having to be logged into the browser version of Canvas.

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

Open Course

Open Course

In the Courses tab, tap the name of the course you'd like to view. Or if it is available, tap the Announcements icon.

Open Announcements

Open Announcements

Tap the Announcements link.

Add Announcement

Select Announcement

Tap the Add Announcement icon.

Create Announcement

Create Announcement

Create a title for your Announcement [1]. Enter the details of your announcement in the Message field [2]. You can also add media to your announcement with the paper clip icon [3]. When you are finished, tap the Post link [4].

View New Announcement

View Announcement

View your new announcement.

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