Canvas Canvas My Media/Media Gallery VideosHow do I upload iPhone or Android phone videos (and images) to My Media?

How do I upload iPhone or Android phone videos (and images) to My Media?

Tufts University account holders that have access to any Canvas course site can upload videos or images directly from their iPhone or Android phone via the mobile Canvas app.

For directions on installing the mobile Canvas app on your mobile phone see:

Canvas by Instructure iOS Guide:

Canvas by Instructure Android Guide:

Go to the Canvas App

From your mobile Dashboard, select a Canvas course site

Click My Media

This displays your My Media space.

Click Add New and select Media Upload

This displays the Upload Media page.

Click Choose a File to Upload

Choose "Photo Library" or "Take Photo or Video"

Selecting "Photo Library" will allow you to select an image or video from your phone's photo library.

Selecting "Take Photo or Video" will allow you to take a new photo or video.

Select the Video Album

Review and Choose the video

This uploads the Video to your My Media space

Add a Title and Description (Optional)

Add Tags (Optional) and Click Save

This displays a note that the Title, Description and Tabs have been saved.  


Note: Once the video or image is in your My Media space, you can publish the video or image to your Canvas Media Gallery or embed the media in any Canvas text box.

How do I publish a video from My Media space to the course site's Media Gallery?

How do I embed a video from My Media space to a Canvas text box?