How do I install the Canvas app on my iPhone?


The Canvas mobile app is free. Please follow these instructions for installing the mobile app on your iPhone or other iOS device:

1. Find the mobile in in the Apple App store. Note that there are two Canvas apps. You want the one with the reddish icon:

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2. Open the Canvas app.

3. You may already be logged in with credentials Canvas extracts from your iOS setttings. These will not work. If you don’t see a welcome screen like the one pictured below, you will have to click the circle in the upper-right corner of the app and then click the Logout button:

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4. Click the Get Started button, which will take you to the Connect screen:

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5. Enter the JMU Canvas URL, which is Click the Connect button, which will take you to the JMU login service,

6.You may want to zoom in on boxes where you will enter your JMU EID and password:

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7. Enter your JMU EID and password (the very same credentials you always use with Canvas).

8. Swipe through the “getting started” screens until you end up here:

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9. Click Get Started button one last time to use Canvas on your iPhone.

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  • Last Updated Mar 14, 2023
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  • Answered By David Vess

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