How do I view Assignments in the Student app on my Android device?
The Canvas Student app helps you keep track of all course assignments. You can also view newly created assignments or changes to assignments in the Notifications tab.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
- The Course Navigation menu matches the browser version of your Canvas course. If Assignments is not available in your Course Navigation, it will also be hidden from view in the app.
- If the assignment you are accessing displays differently, Assignment Enhancements may be enabled in your course. Currently, Assignment Enhancements is only partially supported by the app.
In the Dashboard, tap the name of the course you'd like to view.
Tap the Assignments link.
Note: You may need to swipe your screen to view Assignments in the menu.
Assignments are organized into assignment groups .
To collapse and expand assignment groups, tap the group arrow .
To filter assignments, tap the Filter icon  and then select the All, Late, Missing, Graded, or Upcoming option .
To sort assignments, tap the Sort by menu  and then select the Time or Type option .
To view an assignment, tap the name of the assignment.
View Assignment Details
The Assignment Details page displays the assignment title, points possible, and submission status .
To view submission details and the assignment rubric, tap the Submission & Rubric link .
You can view the assignment's due date . You can also view the assignment's submission types , as well as acceptable file types for file uploads if restricted by your instructor.
You can also view the assignment's description .
To submit your assignment, tap the Submit Assignment button .
Switch to Dark and Light Mode
When the app theme is set to Dark Mode, you can switch between the different modes in the assignment details by tapping the Switch to Dark Mode or Light Mode button.
The Student app supports the following assignment submission types:
View External Tool Assignment
To submit an external tool assignment, tap the Launch External Tool button.
View Locked Assignment
If an assignment is not yet available, the Assignment Details page displays the date and time the assignment will unlock.
If the assignment availability date has passed, the Assignment Details page displays the date and time the assignment was locked.