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How do I use Announcements Redesign in the Student app on my iOS device?

Canvas lets you view Announcements in your Canvas courses. You can also view Announcements directly 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.

Notes:

  • The Course Navigation menu matches the browser version of your Canvas course. If Announcements is not available in your Course Navigation, it will also be hidden from view in the app.
  • This lesson shows how to view announcement thread replies using Announcements Redesign. If your announcements don't look the same as what's shown in this lesson, please view how to view replies in the classic Announcements interface.

Open Course

In the Dashboard, tap the name of the course you'd like to view.

Open Announcements

Open Announcements

In the Course Navigation Menu, tap the Announcements link.

Note: You may need to swipe your screen to view Announcements in the menu.

View Announcements

View Announcements

The most recent announcement will always appear at the top. All announcements show the last post date.

Swipe your device from top to bottom to quickly refresh Announcements.

Open Announcement

Open Announcement

To view an announcement, tap the announcement you want to read.

View Announcement

View Announcement

View the course announcement.

View Announcement Toolbar

View Announcement Toolbar

The Announcement Toolbar remains at the top of the announcement when you are viewing announcement replies.

To search for replies or specific authors, enter your terms in the Search field [1].

To filter replies, click the All drop-down menu [2]. You can filter by all replies or unread replies.

To sort replies by newest or oldest, click the Sort button [3].

To view threaded replies in a split screen sidebar, click the View Split Screen button [4].

To view threaded replies all at once, click the Expand Threads button [5]. You can collapse the threaded replies by clicking the Collapse Threads button [6].

To view threaded replies inline, click the View Inline button [7].

View Inline Announcement Thread Replies

View Inline Announcement Thread Replies

To expand the announcement thread replies inline, click the # of replies link [1].

View the read and unread replies [2].

To view threaded replies options, click the Options icon [3]. You can mark replies as read/unread, mark threaded replies as read/unread, return to the topic, quote the reply, or report the reply.

View Split Screen Announcement Thread Replies

View Split Screen Announcement Thread Replies

To expand the announcement thread replies sidebar, click the # of replies link [1].

View the read and unread replies [2].

To view threaded replies options, click the Options icon [3].

To collapse the announcement thread replies sidebar, click the Close icon [4].