How do I send a message in the Student app on my Android device?
You can send messages to people in your courses using your Android device.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
In the Navigation Bar, tap the Inbox icon.
Tap the Add icon.
Tap the Select a course menu . Then select the course or group for your message .
Search by Name
To search by name, enter the name of your recipient in the To field.
When the full name of the recipient appears, tap the name.
Search by Course Filter
To search by filter, tap the Add icon.
View User Roles
To search by course filter, select users by group.
To select users in a group, tap the recipient's user group.
Tap the name(s) of the recipients . A checkmark displays on the profile icon for each selected user. Then tap the Done link .
To remove a recipient, hold down the name of the recipient and tap the Remove icon.
In the Subject field , enter a subject for your message.
If you want to send individual messages to each recipient, tap the Send individual message to each recipient toggle .
In the message field , type your message.
If you want to add an attachment to your message, tap the attachment icon .
When you are ready to send your message, tap the Send icon .
Note: New messages will not appear in the Inbox on the Canvas app until there is a reply to the message. However, if you have an existing Inbox message with a recipient, the message will appear as part of that message thread.