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How do I use the Canvas App Center in an account?

The App Center is your gateway to powerful teaching tools that are easily integrated into a Canvas account or Canvas course. Tools available at the account level are also available to all the courses in the account or sub-account.

Open Settings

Open Settings

In Account Navigation, click Settings link.

Open Apps

Open Apps

Click the Apps tab.

View App Center

View App Center

The App Center shows all apps available in your course [1]. You can also filter by installed [2] and not installed [3], or use the search field to locate a specific app [4].

View App

View App

To view a quick description of an app, hover over the app. To view all details, click the app.

View App Details

View App Details

On the details page, you can view a description of the app [1]. When you are ready to install the app with the proper credentials, you can add the app as a tool for your course [2].

Note: The Canvas App Center does not always contain all the information about an app. You may want to visit the Edu App Center for complete information about the external app you want to configure.

Manage App List

Manage App List

To manage your Edu App Center whitelist in Canvas, click the Manage App List button. The access token syncs the External Apps list at both the account and course levels to only show apps from the Edu App Center whitelist set up for the organization.

View App Configurations

View App Configurations

To view existing apps and configurations in your course, click the View App Configurations button.

Manage Apps

Manage Apps

To view configurations for an external app, click the app's Settings icon [1]. To edit the app, click the Edit link [2]. To view placements for the app, click the Placements link [3]. To Delete the app, click the Delete link [4].

Note: At the course level, any apps added at the account level display a lock icon and cannot be edited.