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How do I reply to a Discussion in the Canvas app on my Android device?

You can reply to a discussion within the Canvas app.

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

Note: The process of responding to a focused discussion or a threaded discussion is the same, although the layout of the discussion may look different depending on the depth of the discussion thread.

Open Course

Open Course

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

Open Course Navigation

Open Announcements

Tap the Course Navigation menu.

Open Discussions

Open Discussions

Tap the Discussions link.

Open Discussion

View Discussions

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

Create Reply

Create Reply

To reply to a focused discussion, tap the message field at the bottom of the post.

Reply to Threaded Discussion

Reply to Threaded Discussion

If you want to reply to a comment made by another user, tap the heading of the user's comment.

The post will expand. Then tap the message field at the bottom of the post.

Note: If the post does not expand, the thread you selected is not a threaded discussion.

Add Attachment

Add Attachment

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

Send Reply

Send Reply

When you are finished, tap the Send icon.