How do I download a single file?

You can download a single file from any file storage area in Canvas.

If you are not using the Usage Rights feature option (part of the New Files feature option), please view the New Files version of this lesson. If your Files look different than shown in this lesson, please reference this version for help.

Open Files

Open Files

In Course Navigation, click the Files link.

Download File

Click the Settings icon [1]and then click the Download link [2].

View File

View File

Your file will download to your desktop. Open the appropriate folder to view the file.

Note: The file may be saved to the Downloads folder on your computer.

Lesson Feedback (Optional) (0)

Please let us know if any information in this lesson appears to be incorrect in terms of Canvas functionality only (please do not submit feature requests here). This is not a help site, and submitted comments cannot be answered. If your Canvas course/account is having trouble completing any of the tasks outlined in this lesson, please contact Canvas Support by submitting a HELP TICKET via the Help Link within Canvas or emailing Thank you.

E-Mail me if a reply is posted