Canvas Guides (en)Recent Updates

Recent Updates

  • You can view your assignment type submission to verify it was submitted correctly.

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

  • If your instructor allows you to resubmit assignments, you can resubmit an assignment.

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

  • The Canvas app helps you keep track of all course assignments. You can also view newly created assignments or changes to assignments in the Notifications tab.

    Instructors have limited support in Assignments.

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

    Note: The Course Navigation menu matches the browser version of your Canvas course. If you are a student and Assignments is not available in Course Navigation, it will also be hidden from view in the app.

  • Canvas makes it easy to submit assignments on your Android device by linking them from third-party apps, such as Google Drive and Dropbox.

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

    Note: Before uploading an assignment to the Canvas app:

    • The assignment must already be uploaded to the third-party app
    • The third-party app must be installed on your Android device
  • You can take a quiz on your mobile device.

    This lesson shows native quiz viewing in the Canvas app. If your quiz contains Essay, Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer, Multiple Dropdown, File Upload, Fill in the Blank, Matching, Numeric, or True/False questions, you can view the quiz questions natively for an enhanced user experience.

    Any quizzes that do not contain supported question types will be redirected to the web version of Canvas. Additionally, currently the app does not support one-question-at-a-time quizzes, quizzes with passcode restrictions, or quizzes with IP address restrictions.

    You can easily skip to another question or flag a question in the app. For timed quizzes, the app allows you to turn the timer on and off.

    When you are finished, you may be able to view your quiz results in the browser version of Canvas.

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

    Note: The Course Navigation menu matches the browser version of your Canvas course. If you are a student and Quizzes is not available in Course Navigation, it will also be hidden from view in the app.

  • You can view quiz results on your mobile device.

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

    Note: Instructors have the option to restrict quiz results from students.

  • You can send attachments in conversations messages using the Canvas app.

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

  • If you send or receive a group conversations message, you can easily view all the recipients in the message.

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

  • You can bookmark any course page in the Canvas app for quick reference at any time. Learn how to view your bookmarks.

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