How do I manage My Files in the Canvas Student app on my Android device?
You can manage all the personal files in your Canvas account in the Canvas Student app.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
Open User Menu
In the Dashboard, tap the User Menu icon.
Tap your profile icon.
Tap the Files link.
Manage My Files
To manage a file, tap and hold the file.
To open the file, tap the Open button . To download the file, tap the Download button . To delete the file, tap the Delete button .
Note: You cannot create new folders, move files from one folder to another, or rename file items in the Canvas Student app.
To upload a new file to a folder, tap the Upload icon.
Note: If you want an uploaded file to appear in a specific folder, open the folder before uploading the file. File items that are uploaded in the Root User Folder will be placed in the unfiled folder.
Select File Location
You can upload a file:
- By taking a photo with your camera
- From your Android photo gallery
- From apps on your Device
- From other apps
View Attached File
Once the Canvas Student app has located or created your file, the file will appear in the attached files list .
If necessary, you can remove the imported file by tapping the Remove icon .
Add Additional Files
You can upload additional files by tapping the Add Item button.
When you have finished uploading files, tap the Upload link.
Note: Unless you opened a specific file folder before uploading the file, your file will appear in the unfiled folder.