How do I connect to Google Docs?

Here you will learn how to connect to the Google Docs web service in Canvas.

Open Settings

Open Settings

Click the Settings link.

Register Google Docs

Register Google Docs

Click the Google Docs button underneath the Other Services heading.

Authorize Google Docs Access

Authorize Google Docs Access

Click the Authorize Google Docs Access button. You will be re-directed to Google to verify the authorization.

Login to Gmail

Login to Gmail

Enter your username [1] and password [2] in the appropriate fields. Click the Sign In button to connect your Google account to Canvas [3].

Grant Google Accounts Access

Click the Grant access button to connect your Google account to Canvas.

Google Docs will now appear under the Registered Services heading in your Canvas settings.

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