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How do I use the SpeedGrader app on my Android device?

The SpeedGrader app helps you view and grade assignments and submit comments.

Note: Not all SpeedGrader features are supported on the app at this time.

View Dashboard

View Dashboard

On the dashboard, the SpeedGrader app lets you view settings for the app and view all your active courses.

View Settings

View Settings

To view settings in the app, use the User Navigation Menu. This menu is located in the action bar on the dashboard. To open the menu, tap the Menu icon.

When the menu is open, close the menu by tapping the Back button.

View User Navigation Menu

View User Navigation Menu

In the User Navigation Menu, you can view user details [1], Search the Canvas Guides [2], and report a problem with the app [3]. You can also control the SpeedGrader settings for the app [4], and log out of the app [5].

View Favorite Courses

View Favorite Courses

The dashboard displays all your favorite courses. Favorite courses mirror the Courses & Groups customized drop-down menu in the web version of Canvas, or in the Canvas by Instructure app.

Note: Groups are not shown in the SpeedGrader app.

View All Courses

View All Courses

To view All Courses, toggle the slider to the right. All additional current courses will appear.

You may have to swipe your screen to view all courses.

View Ungraded Count

View Ungraded Count

If your SpeedGrader settings allow showing the ungraded count for each course, the course displays an icon with the number of submissions that need to be graded.

Manage Course Color

Manage Course Color

Courses are associated by color, which you can change on the dashboard. Colors help distinguish courses throughout the app.

To change the color for a course, locate and tap the short name of the course.

The color in the circle indicates the current color [1].

To change the course color, tap the new color for your course [2]. Tap the Back link [3].

Open Course

Open Course

To open a course and view assignment submissions, tap the full name of the course.