How do I annotate a file as an assignment submission in the Student app on my Android device?
Your instructor may upload a file for you to annotate as your assignment submission. You can annotate and submit a file as your assignment submission within the Student app.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
- If enabled in the browser version of Canvas, you will see celebration animations when you submit an on-time assignment in the Student app.
- If you need to edit your PDF annotations, tap the file link in the assignment description and submit the assignment again.
- Group assignments do not support the student annotation submission type.
Tap the Assignments link.
Note: You may need to swipe your screen to view Assignments in the menu.
In the toolbar you can manage your annotations.
To format text or add a note, tap and hold the Text Formatting icon .
To add drawings, tap and hold the Drawing icon .
To undo or redo annotations, tap the Undo or Redo icons .
To return to the previous screen, tap the Back icon .
Tapping the Text Format icon displays a menu of formatting options.
To add text, tap the Textbox icon .
To add a note or comment, tap the Comment icon .
To highlight text, tap the Highlight icon .
To strikethrough text, tap the Strikethrough icon .