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Canvas Mobile App

Canvas offers three distinct mobile apps for IOS and Android. 
The Canvas Student app allows students to access their courses and groups using a mobile device. Students can submit assignments, participate in discussions, view grades and course materials. The app also provides access to course calendars, To Do items, notifications, and Conversations messages.
The Canvas Parent app enhances the potential for parents to engage in their children's education. Parents can review upcoming or past assignments, check on grades, and receive alerts for student activity. The Canvas Parent app can be used by any Canvas user with an observer account. 
The Canvas Teacher app allows teachers to facilitate their courses on the go, both inside and outside the classroom. This app provides quick access to grading, communicating, and updating—three of the most frequent course facilitation tasks for teachers through Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, and Quizzes.
Where do I get the Canvas mobile app?
Just like most mobile apps for your device, you can download any of the Canvas mobile apps from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
The mobile app is asking for my school name - what should I enter?
After clicking "Find my school", you will be greeted with a search bar. 
Find School page with search bar to find preferred school
Enter "Orchardsd" for the school and click Next
Page redirect to Orchard Canvas login page
You will then be redirected to the school Canvas login page, from here scroll down and click which login link applies to you. You will then be directed to the login screen and from here you will need to enter your Canvas credentials to log in. 
How do I use the QR Login option?
First, when you launch the mobile app (Student/Parent/Teacher versions), tap on the link "QR Login"
Screenshot of phone screen for canvas login, arrow points at button QR Code
The app will guide you on how to find your Canvas account's QR code.  We can also show you how to do that using the next steps.
canvas mobile instructional materials
Using your computer and a browser, go to your Canvas account and find the link "QR for Mobile Login".  Click that link to get your account's QR code.
canvas mobile instructional materials
Note that warning that sharing this QR code essentially provides full access to your account.  Clicking Proceed will continue to the QR code itself.
Screenshot of QR code for Mobile login, text reads Sample QR Code for Mobile Login
Going back to your phone or tablet, after following the steps after tapping on the link "QR Login", the Canvas app will instruct you to take a picture of the QR code you generated from your account.  Once the app has the QR code image, your Canvas app is ready for use.