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How do I reply to a discussion in the Student app on my iOS device?

How do I reply to a discussion in the Student app on my iOS device?

You can reply to a discussion or discussion reply within 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.

Open Course

Open Course

On the Dashboard, tap the name of the course you'd like to view.

Open Discussions

Open Discussions

Tap the Discussions link.

Note: You may have to swipe your screen to view the Discussions link.

Open Discussion

View Discussions

To view a discussion thread, tap the name of the thread.

Reply to Discussion

Reply to Discussion

To reply to the main discussion, tap the Reply button.

Reply to Discussion Reply

Reply to Discussion Reply

To reply to another discussion post, tap the Reply link for the post.

Enter Discussion Reply

Enter Discussion Reply

Add your reply in the Reply field [1]. To format your reply, use the Rich Content Editor icons [2].

If your course allows attachments in discussions, you can add an attachment by tapping the Attach icon [3]. You can attach a file or upload video or audio.

To send your reply, tap the Done icon [4].

These comments are posted to the global Canvas Community,

NOT your Canvas course.

  • Have a question about using Canvas? Visit the Q&A page.
  • Have an idea to improve Canvas? Visit the Idea Conversations space.
  • Need to reply to a course discussion? Log in to your Canvas course and add your comment there (Tip: Visit your school's website to log in to Canvas).
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