How do I add an attachment to a message in the Canvas Student app on my Android device?
You can send attachments in conversations messages using 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 the Inbox link.
Tap the Add icon.
Tap the Paper Clip icon.
Tap the Add Item button.
Select Attachment Type
To attach an existing photo on your Android device, tap the Gallery  or Device  buttons. Otherwise you can tap the Camera button .
Choose from Gallery
To select an existing photo, locate and select a photo from a photo gallery on your device.
Choose from Device
To select a file saved on your device, locate and select a file from your device.
Tap the Camera icon.
If you want to re-take the photo, tap the Retake icon . Otherwise tap the Checkmark icon .
To add the attachment to the message, tap the OK link.
The Paper Clip icon displays a number indicator showing the number of attachments in your message. If you want to view or edit your existing attachments, tap the Paper Clip icon.
Open Existing Attachments
To view your existing attachments, tap the name of the attachment.
If you want to remove any of the existing attachments, tap the Remove icon.
To add a message recipient, first select a course . In the Subject field, enter the message topic . In the Compose field , type your message. When you are ready to send your message, tap the Send icon .
Note: New messages will not appear in the Inbox on the Canvas Student app until there is a reply to the message, but you can view the message in your Sent folder. However, if you have an existing Inbox message with a recipient, the message will appear as part of the Inbox message thread.