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How do I create a Discussion in the Canvas app on my iOS device?

You can create new Discussions using 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: Creating a Discussion is a course permission. If you cannot create a new Discussion, this feature has been disabled in your course.

Open Course

Open Course

In the Courses tab, tap the name of the course you'd like to view. Or if it is available, tap the Discussions icon.

Open Discussions

Open Discussions

Tap the Discussions link.

Add Discussion

View Discussions

Tap the Add Discussion icon.

Create Discussion

Create Discussion

Create a title for your Discussion in the title field [1]. Enter the details of your discussion in the text field [2]. If you want to allow your discussion to be a threaded discussion, swipe the slider [3]. You can also add an attachment to your discussion with the paper clip icon [4]. When you are finished, tap the Post link [5].

View New Discussion

View New Discussion

View your new discussion.