Where are my personal Files?

Personal files include profile pictures, uploaded assignment submissions, and other files uploaded to your personal Canvas file storage area. By default, each user has 50 MB of storage space in Canvas. Administrators can change the quota for personal files for the entire institution.

If your Files look different than shown in this lesson, please reference this version for help.

Open Personal Settings

Open Personal Settings

In the Help Corner, click the Settings link.

Open Files

Open Files

In User Navigation, click the Files link.

View Personal Files

All your personal files will be located in the folders. You also can see the amount of Storage Used [1].

View Files for Courses/Groups

Here you can see all the files from your courses and/or groups [1], as well as your personal files [2].

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