Friday, October 4, 2013

Wait! Don’t pay that app fee!

Ottawa University students and faculty can now get the Blackboard Mobile Learn app FREE!

The Blackboard Mobile App was recently refreshed. In addition to being able to access your weekly materials, grades, discussions, and syllabus, you can now link Dropbox to Blackboard Mobile and upload documents to discussions and blogs as explained below. [NOTE: It is not possible at this time to upload documents to assignments.]

Create a FREE Dropbox account, go to Once have the Dropbox app on your mobile device, open the app and follow the prompts to log into your account.

Link Dropbox account to Blackboard Mobile:
  1. Open the Blackboard Learn App on your mobile device
  2. Select Settings in the bottom left corner of the Dashboard
  3. Tap the “Link Dropbox” option
  4. Select “Allow”

Now you can upload items that are in your Dropbox to your discussions and blogs in Blackboard!

To learn more about everything possible with the newest version of the Mobile Learn app, visit the Blackboard Mobile product page. [NOTE: Push notifications shown on this web page are not currently available but we anticipate that they will be available before the end of this calendar year.]

If you have issues with Bb Mobile Learn, please contact Blackboard Mobile Learn Support or check out these FAQs.

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