How do I add a text (SMS) contact method in Canvas as an instructor?

Open User Settings

Open User Settings

In Global Navigation, click the Account link [1], then click the Settings link [2].

 

Add Contact Method

Add Contact Method

In the Other Contacts section, click the Add Contact Method link.

Register SMS: United States

Register SMS: United States

If you are in the United States, enter your 10-digit cell phone number [1], and select your cell phone carrier [2]. The SMS Email field [3] will auto-populate your SMS email address.

Click the Register SMS button [4].

 

Register SMS: International

Register SMS: International

If you're located outside the United States, you may be able to select your country [1] and enter your cell number [2]. Click the Register SMS button [3].

Note: International SMS must be enabled by your institution. If you cannot select a country, this feature is not available to you.

Confirm SMS Number

Confirm SMS Number

Check your cell phone for a confirmation code from Canvas. Enter the code into the text field [1]. To resend the confirmation again, click the Re-Send Confirmation link [2]. Click the Confirm button [3].

Delete SMS

Delete SMS

To delete the contact method, click the Delete icon.

 

Confirm Deletion

Confirm Deletion

Click the OK button.

Details

Article ID: 35851
Created
Thu 8/24/17 11:20 AM
Modified
Tue 7/23/19 9:33 AM