Canvas Guides (en)Recent Updates

Recent Updates

  • 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.

  • If your Modules page asks you to choose an assignment group, you need to choose which assignment(s) you want to select before you can progress to the next assignment.

  • 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 phone.

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

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

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

  • You can add photo, audio, and video files to your discussion posts.

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

    Note: Adding an attachment to a Discussion is a course permission. If you cannot add an attachment, this feature has been disabled in your course.

  • You can view course files with the Canvas app. You can also view your personal files.

    If you are an instructor, you can manage files for your course.

    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 Files is not available in Course Navigation, it will also be hidden from view in the app.

  • You can reply to Announcements through your course. You can also reply to Announcements through the Notifications tab.

    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 disable announcement replies. If you cannot reply to an announcement, this feature has been disabled.