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How do I use Student View in the Canvas 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 use Student View in the Canvas Teacher app on my Android device?

As an instructor, you can use Student View in the Canvas Teacher app on your Android device. Accessing Student View opens the Canvas Student app and displays the You are acting as Test Student message at the top of the window. The mobile app student view matches the same restrictions for the Test Student in Canvas web. However, the Test Student cannot be reset in the app.

Note: When accessing Student View, if you do not have the Student app installed on your device, you are first directed to the Play Store to download the Canvas Student app.

Open Course

Open Course

In the Dashboard, tap the name of the course.

Open Student View

Open Student View

Tap the Student View link.

Note: Student view opens in the Canvas Student app. If this app is not installed on your device, you will be directed to the Play Store where you can download the Canvas Student app.

View Course

View Course

You can now view the course as a student user would see it. To open the course, tap the course name [1].

When you are logged in to student view, each page displays the You are acting as Test Student message [2], and a persistent box displays around each page in the app [3].

Leave Student View

Leave Student View

To log out of the Canvas Student app as the Test Student, tap the Close icon.

Confirm Logout

Confirm Logout

Tap the OK button.

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