How do I submit a PDF assignment with annotations in the Student app on my Android device?
Canvas allows you to add annotations to PDF files for assignment submissions.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
- If enabled in the browser version of Canvas, you will see celebration animations when you submit an on-time assignment in the Student app.
- If you need to edit your PDF annotations, tap the file link in the assignment description and submit the assignment again.
- PDF annotations are automatically saved.
- If your instructor includes a file in Modules, you may use the same PDF annotations as submitting a PDF assignment.
Tap the Assignments link.
Note: You may need to swipe your screen to view Assignments in the menu.
In the toolbar you can manage your annotations.
To add a note or comment, tap and hold the Comment icon .
To format text or add a note, tap and hold the Text Formatting icon .
To add drawings, tap and hold the Drawing icon .
To erase an annotation, tap and hold the Eraser icon .
To undo or redo annotations, tap the Undo or Redo icons .
To return to the previous screen, tap the Close icon .
The Text Format option allows you to type text , highlight , and strikethrough text .