How do I manage My Files in the Student app on my Android device?
You can manage all the personal files in your Canvas account in the Canvas Student app.
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.
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 the Files link.
Manage My Files
To open a file, tap the name of the file . To manage a file, tap the Options icon .
To rename the file, tap the Rename option . To delete the file, tap the Delete option .
Note: You cannot create new folders, move files from one folder to another, or download files in the Canvas Student app.
Add New Item
To upload a new file or folder, tap the Add button.
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.
To add a new folder, tap the Folder button.
Enter the name of your folder , then tap the OK link .
To add a new file, tap the Upload button.
Select File Location
Select the location of your file. You can take a new photo from your camera , find a file in your photo gallery , or search your device for a file .
Once your file has been selected, it will display in the Attachments window . To remove the file, tap the Remove icon . To add another file, tap the destination for the file .
To upload your file, tap the Upload button .