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Canvas iOS - Creating an Announcement Using the Canvas app. via iOS (for Instructors)

Instructors can create announcements on the Canvas iOS (e.g. iPad, iPhone) app to notify students about events without having to be logged into the browser version of Canvas.

The images in this document are shown are from an iPhone but unless otherwise noted tablet displays mirror the same steps. 

Open Course

Open Course

In the Courses tab, tap the name of the course you'd like to view. Or if it is available, tap the Announcements icon.

Open Announcements

Open Announcements

Tap the Announcements link.

Add Announcement

Select Announcement

Tap the Add Announcement icon.

Create Announcement

Create Announcement

Create a title for your Announcement [1]. Enter the details of your announcement in the Message field [2]. You can also add media to your announcement with the paper clip icon [3]. When you are finished, tap the Post link [4].

View New Announcement

View Announcement

View your new announcement.

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at

Keywords:canvas ios iphone ipad announcement app application instructor professor teacher   Doc ID:75960
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2017-08-23 11:03 MDTUpdated:2018-06-13 09:09 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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