• Canvas Student | Favorite Feature

    Which feature is your favorite within Canvas Student? Which feature is the most important when accessing coursework through the Canvas Student app?   If you'd like to take this poll one step further, do a survey...
    Kristin Lundstrum
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  • Canvas Student App and Cisco WebEx

    Hello! Hope everyone is staying safe and sane. A quick question - is Cisco WebEx supported by the Canvas Student app? Thanks in advance, Nancy Webb
    Nancy Webb
    created by Nancy Webb
  • Does Canvas app have limited functionality?

    Hello all!   I'm having two issues with the Canvas Student app (on Android - haven't tested IoS), that I'm getting no help from Canvas support on.   1. Does the app support the use of buttons? I've created...
    WSET London
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  • Working with New Quizzes in Canvas Mobile

    Since the release of the New Quizzes platform in June 2018, there have been many advances. Here are some things that you should know about New Quizzes on Canvas Mobile.   CREATING A NEW QUIZ In order to create ...
    Kelvin Dean
    created by Kelvin Dean
  • Canvas Conferences on Canvas Student

    There are two features that have been part of Canvas for a long, long, long time that haven't worked on mobile. Conferences and Collaborations. While I don't have anything new to report for Collaborations, there has b...
    Ryan.Seilhamer@ucf.edu
    last modified by Ryan.Seilhamer@ucf.edu
  • Parent App How-To Guides

    If you're looking for printer-friendly how-to guides for parents who are self-registering for Canvas, here's what we've come up with:   Self-registering in Canvas Parent (parent perspective) Creating a pai...
    Peyton Craighill
    last modified by Peyton Craighill
  • Canvas Mobile Update - Spring 2020 Preview

    With so many institutions moving to online instruction during the pandemic, Canvas Mobile is due for a big update!   New Features QR for Mobile Login (Available starting March 28 for students, April 4 f...
    Kelvin Dean
    last modified by Kelvin Dean
  • 7 Best Apps For Students

    We usually talk about the risks of having your smartphone or tablet close when you are studying, since they are an inexhaustible source of interruptions and distractions. But these devices can also become your best al...
    Deepak Gupta
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  • Canvas Mobile Apps on 2019 and Later Huawei Devices

    Sorry for such a very late post. On February 21, 2020, Google announced that Google's apps and services will not be available for preload or sideload on Huawei devices made available after May 16, 2019. This includes ...
    Kelvin Dean
    last modified by Kelvin Dean
  • Best Design for Mobile Users?

    I use Canvas exclusively with my face-to-face classes. I post assignments and instructional handouts/resources there; students submit all their work through Canvas; I use many Canvas features: the calendar, grade book...
    Teeka James
    last modified by Teeka James
  • Unpack Those Docs!* Best Practices for Course Design

    *You'll be glad you did.   In providing support for faculty and courses, certain best practices have been validated repeatedly.  One of those is optimizing Canvas content pages to increase the likelihood ...
    Rachael Sweeten
    last modified by Rachael Sweeten
  • Why can’t mobile reply in line to discussion?

    I’ve looked but I can’t find this. Please direct if this is a repeat.   Is there a reason you can’t reply in line to discussions in the mobile app? On the web you can still read and interact wit...
  • How Instructure Does Mobile

    We’re at nine million monthly active users of the Canvas mobile apps, which is many millions more than when I last posted about Instructure’s approach to mobile. If you’re new to Canvas, or if you...
    Peyton Craighill
    last modified by Peyton Craighill
  • List of Possibilities/Limitations of Canvas Student?

    Hi folks,   I'm wondering if there's a list anywhere of what is and isn't possible/recommended in the Canvas Student app. Some colleagues at Penn are working on enhancing our documentation on this, and I thought...
    Linda J. Lee
    last modified by Linda J. Lee
  • Canvas Mobile App | Calendar Events and In-class participation

    Working as an EdTech Specialist at a renowned Med School I come across various scenarios.   Major Users: Students, Instructors and Canvas Admins (Including Me! )   How and Why: Majority of our st...
    Rakshitha Rajanna
    last modified by Rakshitha Rajanna
  • Canvas Mobile Update - Fall 2019!

    We’re waffling between snow and sunshine in Utah and my discolored pumpkins are shriveled and leaking, so that means it’s time for a fall update! Here’s what the mobile teams are working on.   R...
    Peyton Craighill
    created by Peyton Craighill
  • Mobile Update - Summer 2019!

    Hope summer is going well for you! After the second-rainiest spring on record, the atmosphere over Utah burned away and now we're all walking around in climate-controlled space suits and eating sand.   ...
    Peyton Craighill
    last modified by Peyton Craighill
  • How Can I Target Elements in iOS and Android Apps for Custom JS?

    We run custom CSS and JS in our middle school for a customized grading scheme. For the most part this works very well on the web view. More parents are requesting use of the mobile apps, so I am looking at implementin...
    Alan Jeppson
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  • I'm Glad I Waited

    I am not normally an end of the line type person when getting on the bus, usually, I am towards the front 10% of the line. I feel like I have almost missed the Mobile App bus. I don't have an excuse for why it has tak...
    Tracey Gould
    last modified by Tracey Gould
  • Are your links to specific modules working in mobile?

    Howdy,   I use the Canvas App on my Android phone and my links to specific modules on the modules page (from a wiki page) are not behaving as they should. For instance, when I'm trying to goto Lesson 4, it used ...
    Sharmaine Regisford
    last modified by Sharmaine Regisford