How do I manage my User Files in the Student app on my iOS device?
You can manage all the personal files in your Canvas account in the Canvas Student app. If necessary, you can manage My Files to clear up space within your course account.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
- The Unfiled Folder stores documents, graphics, and any other files from your account that you have posted to different areas of Canvas, such as Discussions. Deleting these items within current courses may create broken links and submissions.
- You cannot delete files that have been submitted as an assignment.
- You cannot move files from one folder to another in the Canvas Student app.
Open User Menu
In the Dashboard, tap the Menu icon.
Open User Files
Tap the Files link.
Add Item to Files
Tap the Add icon.
Note: The Add icon appears in every files window so you can build hierarchal levels of folders and files.
To create a new folder, tap the Create Folder button.
To create a new folder, type the name of the folder in the text field . Tap the OK button .
To upload a file, tap the Add File button.
View Upload Options
When uploading a file, you can take a photo from your camera , record audio , select a photo from your device library , or upload a file from your device .
To delete a file, swipe left on your device and tap the Delete button.
Note: You cannot delete files that have been submitted as an assignment.