How do I attach a file or media comment to a message as an observer?
You can upload supplemental files and record or upload media files as part of your Inbox messages.
For more information about supported uploaded media types, please see the Canvas Media Files lesson.
Note: Attachments appear in your user files in the Conversation Attachments folder and count against the files limit for your account.
In Global Navigation, click the Inbox link.
To attach a file, click the Attachment icon.
Select the file and click the Open button.
Select Multiple Files
You can upload additional files by clicking the Attachment icon .
If you accidentally select the wrong file, click the Delete icon to remove it  or click the Attachment icon, or double click the file to select a different file.
When you are finished, click the Send button .
The attachments will appear below the message. To view the file, click the link.
Add Media Comment or File
To attach a media comment or file, click the Media icon.
Record Media Comment
A pop-up window will appear in your browser.
Click the Record Media tab . Select your preferred media method: record with microphone only  or record with webcam . When you're ready to record, click the Start Recording button .
Note: If you see a message from Adobe Flash Player and instructure.com requesting access, click the Allow button.
The timer with the dot indicates you are recording your media comment, as well as the length of the comment . Once you are finished recording, click the Finish button .
Before you attach the media comment, you have the chance to review it. In the title field, name your media comment . If you are happy with the result, click the Save button . If you want to re-record the recording, click the Start Over button .
Upload Media Comment
If you have a previously recorded media file, you can upload it as part of your message. Click the Upload Media tab . Click either the Select Audio File button  or Select Video File button .
Upload Media File
Locate the media file on your computer. Click the Open button.
Your media comment will appear in your message . If you want to remove the comment, click the delete icon to remove it from the message . When you are finished, click the Send button .
View Media Comment
The media comment will appear below the message. Click the link to view the file.