How do I connect to Skype as a web service in Canvas?

Canvas recently introduced a new page design called the New Canvas User Interface (UI). This lesson may include two images for specific steps to show the difference between the two designs. Unless otherwise indicated, the functionality and location of the components remain the same. The view available to you is determined by your institution.

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

Open User Settings

Open User Settings

In the Help Corner, click the Settings link.

Open User Settings in New Canvas UI

Open User Settings in New Canvas UI

If you are using the New Canvas User Interface (UI), in Global Navigation, click the Account link [1], then click the Settings link [2].

Register Skype

Register Skype

Click the Skype button underneath the Other Services heading.

Login to Skype

Login to Skype

Enter your Skype name in the Skype name field [1]. Click the Save Skype Name button to connect your Skype account to Canvas [2].

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