How do I use my webcam to take a photo for an assignment submission in Canvas?
You can use your computer's webcam to take a photo and use it as your assignment submission. Submission photos are saved to the Submissions folder in your user files as a PNG file.
Note: If your instructor limits file types for an assignment submission, you may not be able to use your webcam to submit your assignment.
In Course Navigation, click the Assignments link.
Click the title of the assignment.
Click the Start Assignment button.
To take a picture with your webcam and submit the image, click the Use Webcam button.
If your browser prompts you for access to your computer's camera, click the Allow button.
To take a photo using your computer's webcam, click the Take Photo button.
To use the photo you took as your assignment submission, click the Use This Photo button . To retake the photo, click the Try Again button .
You can preview your photo in the File Upload tab . To remove the photo from your submission, click the Delete icon .