You can view a Canvas login QR code in your Canvas web browser. You can scan this QR code with your mobile device to log in to the Canvas Student app without entering your institution URL and user credentials.

Open QR Code

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In Global Navigation, click the Account link [1], then click the QR Code for Mobile Login link [2].


View QR Code

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View your QR code. The QR code can be scanned from the login page of the Student app from an Android device or an iOS device.

Note: Mobile login QR codes expire 10 minutes after they are generated.

Logging in on Mobile

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On your smartphone, open the Canvas Student app. Select the QR Login option [1] and then click "Next" on the Locate QR code pop-up screen [2] to open your camera.
If this is your first time using the camera in canvas you may receive a pop-up notification asking for permission to use your camera. Click "Okay" to activate the camera [3] and point the camera at the QR code on your computer's screen.

Note: The camera should pick up the QR code and log you in almost immediately.