Canvas Guides (en)Canvas by Instructure Android Guide Instructor OnlyHow do I create an Announcement in the Canvas app on my Android device?

How do I create an Announcement in the Canvas app on my Android device?

Instructors can create Announcements on the Canvas app to notify students about events without having to be logged into the browser version of Canvas.

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

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 Announcements

Open Announcements

Tap the Announcements link.

Add Announcement

Add Announcement

Tap the Add button.

Create Announcement

Create Announcement

Create a title for your Announcement in the title field [1]. Enter the details of your announcement in the message field [2]. When you are finished, tap the check mark icon [3].

View New Announcement

View Announcement

View your new announcement.