How do I turn in an assignment from a third-party app to the Canvas Student app on my Android device?
Canvas makes it easy to submit assignments on your Android device by linking them from third-party apps, such as Google Drive and Dropbox.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
Note: Before uploading an assignment to the Canvas Student app:
- The assignment must already be uploaded to the third-party app
- The third-party app must be installed on your Android device
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.
To view an assignment, tap the name of the assignment.
View Assignment Submission
Tap the Submissions tab . If you want to view the assignment rubric before submitting the assignment, tap the Grade tab .
Turn In Assignment
Tap the Turn in button.
Submit File Upload
Tap the File Upload button.
Tap the Device icon.
Open Third-party App
Open the third-party app. Then locate your file.
Turn in Assignment
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 . To upload additional files, tap the Add Item icon .
When you have finished uploading files, tap the Turn in link .