Canvas Guides (en)Canvas Student iOS Guide StudentHow do I create a discussion in the Student app on my iOS device?

How do I create a discussion in the Student app on my iOS device?

You can create new discussions 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.

Note: Creating a discussion is a course permission. If you cannot create a new discussion, this feature has been disabled in your course.

Open Course

Open Course

In the Courses tab, tap the name of the course you'd like to view [1]. Or if it is available, tap the Discussions icon [2].

Open Discussions

Open Discussions

Tap the Discussions link.

Add Discussion

View Discussions

Tap the Add Discussion icon.

Create Discussion

Create Discussion

Create a title for your discussion in the Title field [1]. Enter the details of your discussion in the Details field [2]. If you want to allow your discussion to be a threaded discussion, tap the Threaded toggle button [3]. You can also add an attachment to your discussion with the Paper Clip icon [4]. When you are finished, tap the Post link [5].

View New Discussion

View New Discussion

View your new discussion.