Ask your Canvas questions and get help from over a million Community members from around the world.
View upcoming Canvas features in our latest release notes.
Once you download the Canvas Student app from the iTunes store, you can use the app to log in to your Canvas account.
You can generate a unique QR code from your Canvas web browser to quickly log into the app. This method uses your credentials from the QR code to log you into the app. The QR code is located in your account profile (User Navigation Menu).
If you do not want to locate your Canvas URL every time you log in to Canvas, learn how to switch to another user account.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
Open your device and tap the Student icon.
Tap the QR Login link.
Review the instructions for locating the QR code in the web version of Canvas. The QR code is located in your account profile (User Navigation Menu).
When you have located the QR code, click the Next button.
Hold your phone up to your computer screen to scan the QR code. Once the code is located, the app will update automatically.
View the Dashboard for your user account.
Learn how to use the Student app.
If you find a typo or outdated info, or have a suggestion to improve this guide, please share your feedback