You can view personal files that you've added to your account on 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.
Learn how to manage your personal files.
View User Files
User Files displays file folders  and file items .
File folders show how many file items are within a folder . Individual files show the size of the file .
View Files and Folders
To view files within a folder, tap the name of the folder .
To view a specific file, tap the name of the file . If your device has an application installed that can display the file, you can view the file in the app.
To search for a file, tap the Search field . Then enter the name of the file you want to view.
To open the file, tap the name of the file in the search results .
- You must type three or more characters for search results to display.
- Search results will not include file folders.
View your file . You can also share your file by tapping the Share icon .
To return to the file folder, tap the Back link .
Note: Not all file types support sharing.