How do I add an SMS communication channel in Canvas?
You can add a text or SMS communication channel to receive Canvas notifications.
Add your phone information:
- Type in the phone number you want to add in the Cell Number field.
- Select the Carrier dropdown menu to add your carrier.
- The SMS Email field will auto-populate depending on your provider.
- When you are finished, click on the Register SMS button. You will receive a text message on your cell phone with an activation code.
Confirm SMS Number
View Other Contacts
The SMS communication you added will show up under the Ways to Contact sidebar under Other Contacts.
Learn how to receive text notifications in your Notification Preferences.