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How do I send a message from an assignment page in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device?

You can send a message to your student's Canvas instructor from an assignment page in the Canvas Parent app using your mobile device. You can also send a message to your student's Canvas instructor from the course page and your Canvas Inbox.

The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.

Open Course

Open Course

To open a course, tap the course name.

Open Assignment

Open Assignment

Open the course assignment.

Open Message

Open Message

To send a message to the course instructor, tap the Message icon.

Compose New Message

Compose New Message

The course instructor's name automatically displays in the To field [1]. If the course has multiple instructors or TAs, you can add or remove recipient(s) by tapping the Recipients icon [2].

The subject of the message displays automatically with the name of the assignment. However, you can edit the subject content, by tapping the Subject field [3].

To compose your message, tap the Message field [4]. Use the keyboard to type your message.

To attach a file to your message, click the Attach icon [5].

Send Message

Send Message

To send your message, click the Send link [1].

To discard your message draft, click the Cancel link [2].