How do I reply to a discussion in the Canvas Student app on my iOS device?

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You can reply to a discussion within 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.

Note: The process of responding to a focused discussion or a threaded discussion is the same, although the layout of the discussion may look different depending on the depth of the discussion thread.

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 Discussions icon.

Open Discussions

Open Discussions

Tap the Discussions link.

Open Discussion

View Discussions

To view a discussion thread, tap the name of the thread.

Reply to Discussion

Reply to Discussion

To reply to the main discussion, tap the Reply icon.

Enter Discussion Reply

Type your reply in the text field [1]. To add media or attachments to your reply, tap the photo icon [2]. Then tap the Post button [3].

Reply to Threaded Discussion

Reply to Threaded Discussion

If you want to reply to a comment made by another user, tap the heading of the user's comment. The post will expand.

Note: If the post does not expand, the thread you selected is not a threaded discussion.

Reply to Threaded Discussion

Tap the Reply icon.

Reply to Discussion

Reply to Discussion

Type your reply in the text field [1]. To add media or attachments to your reply, tap the photo icon [2]. Then tap the Post button [3].

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