Canvas makes it easy to submit assignments on your mobile device by linking them from third-party apps, such as Google Drive, Dropbox, and Microsoft OneDrive.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
- Before uploading an assignment to the Canvas Student app:
- the assignment must already be uploaded to the third-party app.
- the third-party app must be installed on your iOS device.
- To learn more about File Upload submissions in the Canvas Student app, view the Canvas Media Comparison PDF.
Submit from Dropbox App
Locate the file you wish to submit as a Canvas assignment . Tap the Options icon next to the file name .
Submit from Google Drive App
Locate the file you wish to submit as a Canvas assignment . Then tap the Options icon next to the file name .
Submit from Microsoft OneDrive App
Tap the name of the file you wish to submit as a Canvas assignment . Then tap the Share icon .
Tap the Course menu . The Course list displays a list of your current Canvas courses. Select the course where you will submit your assignment by tapping the name of a course . Your selected course displays a check icon .
Tap the Assignment menu . The Assignment list displays an alphabetical list of all assignments in your course. Select the assignment for your submission by tapping the name of the assignment . Your selected assignment displays a Check icon .
Note: The assignment list displays all assignments in a course, including locked assignments.
Add Submission Comment
To include a comment with your assignment submission, tap the Comments... field.
View Submission Success in Student App
You can verify your assignment submission from the assignment's Assignment Details page in the Canvas Student app.
Note: If you attempted to submit a file to a locked assignment, the Assignment Details page does not display a submission success notification and instead displays assignment availability dates.