In this module, we will review the Accounts area of Canvas and the options you have within the Account page. Please note, some of these options may differ based on your permissions level.
The content of this page is covered in a video below. Click here to navigate directly to the video.
To update your settings, click Account, then Notifications. Settings selected here will apply to all courses. You can adjust notifications for a specific course you're enrolled in within that course.
There are several different frequency options for notifications. They are:
Daily notifications will be delivered around 6 pm CST (Central Standard Time). Weekly notifications will be delivered Saturday between 1 pm CST and 3 pm CST.
Click on the Profile to update your personal profile within Canvas.
To access files from any Canvas course you're enrolled in, click on Account, then Files. The availability of this section may differ user-to-user or course-to-course.
In the Settings area, you can customize several preferences for Canvas. Click Edit Settings to edit or add:
All settings may not be available based on your user permissions.
This area is a list of content shared with you. This may not be visible on your end depending on your user permissions.
The QR for Mobile Login is a QR code specific to you. This gives you and could possibly give others immediate access to your account through the Canvas mobile applications. Please make sure no one is able to capture the image on your screen from your surroundings or from a screen sharing service. If you want to utilize this feature you can scan the QR code from any Canvas mobile app.
From time to time it is imperative to send out a Global Announcement. Global Announcements will be visible at the top of the Dashboard page. The Global Announcements area within the Account area will display a repository of the active Global Announcements.