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How do I make a comment about an Assignment in the Canvas app on my iOS device?

You can leave comments on an assignment to ask questions or provide feedback.

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

Open Assignments

Open Assignments

Tap the Assignments link.

Open Assignment

Open Assignment

Tap the name of the assignment.

Open Submission

Open Submission

Tap the Submission tab.

Message Instructor

Message Instructor

View your submission file.

Select Comment Type

Select Comment Type

You can create a text comment [1], or a media comment [2].

Add Text Comment

Add Text Comment

To make a text comment, tap the text field.

Submit Text Comment

Submit Text Comment

Type your comment in the text field [1]. Then tap the Send button [2].

Add Media Comments

Add Media Comments

You can record a new video [1], choose an existing video [2], or record audio [3].

Record Video

Record Video

To record a new video, tap the Recording button. To stop recording, tap the button again.

Note: Canvas may ask permission to access your microphone.

Use Video

Use Video

To replay the video, tap the Play button [1]. If you want to re-record the video, tap the Retake button [2]. When you are finished, tap the Use Video button [3].

Record Audio

Record Audio

To record audio, tap the Record button.

Stop Audio

Stop Audio

To stop recording, tap the Stop button.

Use Audio

Use Audio

To replay the audio, tap the Play button [1]. To re-record the audio, press the Record button [2]. When you are finished, tap the Use button [3].

Choose Video

Choose Video

To choose a video, select a video from the videos on your device.

View Comment

View Comment

View your comment.