Updates to Canvas Mobile Apps!

Filed in Canvas, updates by on May 10, 2019

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Canvas has released updates to both Student and Teacher mobile apps.

Android – Student

Download the Canvas Student app in the Google Play Store. Version 6.5 requires Android 5.0 or later.

The Syllabus has been updated for improved usability. This change allows students to view the course syllabus immediately after tapping the Syllabus link in Course Navigation. Previously, students had to tap an additional link to view the syllabus.

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Android – Teacher

Download the Canvas Teacher app in the Google Play store. Version 1.8 requires Android 5.0 or later.

The Teacher app supports viewing Modules. This change allows instructors to view and open items from their course modules. From the Modules page, instructors can collapse or expand modules and view the due date and draft state for module items.

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Apple iOS – Student

Download the Canvas Student app in the iTunes store. Version 6.5 requires iOS 11.0 or later.

In this update, the Canvas Student app supports redesigned Syllabus and Quizzes pages. Additionally, the app supports Siri shortcuts for course grades, opening augmented reality files, and double tapping to use the Apple Pencil eraser.

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Apple iOS – Teacher

Download the Canvas Teacher app in the iTunes store. Version 1.8 requires iOS 11.0 or later.

In this update, the Canvas Teacher app supports viewing Modules, opening augmented reality files, and double tapping the Apple Pencil to toggle between using the pencil and the eraser.

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