Canvas Student App for Laptops (Windows)

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Canvas Student allows each student to access their courses and groups using a mobile device with the brand-new thing called Canvas Student app. This app makes it possible for the students to submit assignments, keep track of course work, send and receive messages, post to discussions, watch videos, take quizzes, view grades and course materials, participate in discussions, and so on.

On top of that, it also provides access to course calendars, notifications, To Do items, and Conversations messages. Each student is able to access their courses and groups from the Dashboard. Both courses and groups include the navigation items that are able to be viewed in the browser version of the Canvas. Unfortunately, not all Canvas features are supported on the app at this time.

In View Assignments, students are able to view details on assignments, discussions, and quizzes and submit them from the app. The Navigation Bar is able to be used to access the calendar, notifications, To Do list, or inbox. If you want to manage your Canvas account, you can use the Student app. Feel free to manage your files, display course grades, change users, get help from Canvas Support, and log out of the app.


Canvas Student app, which is developed by Instructure, requires a Canvas account and it is available for both Android and iOS devices. It is easy and 100% free. The latest version of the app is 6.9.0 and was released on September 18, 2020.

How do you get the Canvas Student app for laptops or Windows? Before you start the method, you will have to download the apk installer file. You can download Canvas Student software for PC with the most effective and the most reliable Android Emulator such as NOX APK for BlueStacks. Every Android emulator is compatible for using Canvas Student on Windows 7, Windows 8 Windows 10, and Mac.

Method to install Canvas Student on Windows PC using NoxPlayer

The first thing that you have to do is to download and install NoxPlayer at https://bignox.com. The process is easy so do not worry. Then, drag the apk file to Nox and drop it. Doing so will show up the File Manager. Please click the Open XXX Folder button which is located under the file sign that turns blue. The last thing that you have to do is to install the apk you just download from your computer to Nox or move or copy the file to the other locations in Nox.

Method to install Canvas Student using BlueStacks

First of all, you will need to download and install the BlueStacks at https://bluestacks.com. Once it is done, open the apk file by double clicking the apk file to launch BLueStacks and install the app. In case your apk file does not automatically open BlueStacks, please right click on it and choose Open with… Browse to the BlueStacks. Apart from that, you can also drag and drop the apk file onto the BlueStacks home screen.

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