Canvas Guides (en)SpeedGrader iOS Guide InstructorsHow do I log in to the SpeedGrader app on my iPad?

How do I log in to the SpeedGrader app on my iPad?

The SpeedGrader app is designed for instructors so they can grade student assignments on a mobile device.

Before logging into the SpeedGrader for iPad app, make sure you have downloaded the app from the iTunes store.

Open SpeedGrader App

Open SpeedGrader App

Open your iPad and tap the SpeedGrader icon.

Find Institution

Enter the name of your institution. You can also enter the name of a school district. When the full name appears in the search list, tap the name.

Locate Canvas URL

If your institution does not appear in the list, you will need to enter your Canvas URL. Tap the Help icon to find your school domain (Canvas URL).

Enter Canvas URL

Enter your institution's Canvas URL in the search field [1]. Tap the arrow button [2].

Note: The next time you return to the SpeedGrader app, the URL field will automatically display your last used Canvas URL.

Locate Canvas Network or Free-for-Teacher Accounts

If you are trying to access a Canvas Network course, Canvas Network appears as a default option at the top of the search list [1]. Or, in the search field [2], you can also enter the Canvas Network URL:

If you are trying to access a Free-for-Teacher account, use the search field to enter the Free-for-Teacher URL:

Enter Login Credentials

After you've located an account, you can view the Canvas URL at the top of the screen. Enter your email [1] and password [2]. Tap the Login button [3].

If you don't know your password, tap the I don't know my password button [4].


  • The Canvas email field credential varies according to institution. Some institutions may require a username or account number.
  • If your Canvas mobile login page does not show the reset password option, contact your institution if you need to reset your password.
  • If your institution requires you to log in to Canvas using their authentication system, you will be redirected to your institution's login page.

Log In

Tap the Log In button.

View Dashboard

View your SpeedGrader dashboard.