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How do I add an audio comment to an assignment submission in the Teacher app on my Android device?

Find your school's Canvas URL

To find your school or institution's Canvas URL, begin typing the name of your school/institution. Results will appear after you type at least 3 characters. For best results be as specific as possible. If you can't find your school, try using any part of your school's name or searching for your school district or state. You may also need to search for the school using the acronym or full name, for example "USU" and "Utah State University".

How do I add an audio comment to an assignment submission in the Teacher app on my Android device?

You can leave audio comments on student assignment submissions. Comments can be added before or after grading a submission.

You can also add text comments or video comments.

The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.

Note: To learn more about audio comments, view the Canvas Media Comparison PDF.

Open Course

Open Course

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

Open Assignments

Open Assignments

Tap the Assignments link.

Note: All assignment types can be viewed in the Assignments page, but submissions can also be viewed in the page for their respective assignment type.

Open Assignment

Open Assignment

Tap the name of the assignment.

Open Submissions

Open Submissions

Tap the Need Grading status link [1].

Note: If you want to filter submissions by a different status, tap the Submissions link [2] and apply the filter in the Submissions page.

Open Submission

Open Submission

Locate the student's submission and tap the name of the student.

Open Comments

Open Comments

Tap the Comments tab.

Add Comment

Add Comment

Tap the Attach icon.

Record Audio Comment

Record Audio Comment

Tap the Add audio comment link.

Start Audio Recording

Start Audio Recording

To start recording, tap the Record button [1]. To move the audio window, tap the Move icon [2] and drag the window to its new location.

Stop Audio Recording

Stop Audio Recording

To stop recording, tap the Stop button.

Send Audio Comment

Send Audio Comment

To replay your audio comment, tap the Replay button [1]. To send your recording audio as a comment, tap the Send button [2].

To delete the recording, tap the Delete icon [3].

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