Canvas Guides (en)Mobile Guides - Canvas StudentCanvas Student Android Guide App FeaturesHow do I view my User Files in the Student app on my Android device?

How do I view my User Files in the Student app on my Android device?

You can view personal files that you've added to your account on the Canvas Student app.

Learn how to manage your personal files.

The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.

Open User Menu

Open User Menu

In the Dashboard, tap the User Menu icon.

Open Files

Open Files

Tap the Files link.

View User Files

View User Files

User Files displays file folders [1] and file items [2].

File folders show how many file items are within a folder [3]. Individual files show the size of the file [4].  

View Files and Folders

View Files and Folders

To view files within a folder, tap the name of the folder [1].

To view a specific file, tap the name of the file [2]. If your device has an application installed that can display the file, you can view the file in the app.

Search Files

Search Files

To open the search field, tap the Search icon.

Open File

Open File

To search for a file, type the file name in the search field [1]. To open the file, tap the name of the file [2].

Notes:

  • You must type three or more characters for search results to display.
  • Search results will not include file folders.