In this update, the Canvas Parent app supports setting alerts for global announcements and creating observer accounts. The app and the login page have been redesigned for improved usability. The Settings menu has been replaced by the User Menu. Admins can act as a user in the Parent app.
DownloadCanvas Parentin the Play Store. Version 2.0 requires Android 5.0 or later.
The Alerts page supports alerts for global announcements.
The Parent app supports creating a Canvas observer account. The option to create an account is only available for institutions with self registration enabled.
To create an account, observers will need to enter a student pairing code, which can be generated by a student in the student’s User Details page.
The Settings menu has been replaced by the User Menu. The options to manage observed students, get help with the app, and log out of the app have been moved to the User Menu. Observers can also switch between observer accounts using the Change User option.
Act as User Option
Admins can use the Act as User link in the User Menu to masquerade as a user in the Parent app. While acting as the user, a magenta border and the user's name display on every page.