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Canvas - How to receive a copy of messages sent to your Canvas Inbox.

While the Inbox's Sent folder retains copies of course messages sent, students and instructors may wish to keep a copy of their messages in their university email account. It may also be helpful to receive replies to messages in their email inbox. These instructions show how to use Canvas notification settings for Conversations. Note that replies to email messages are added to the Inbox conversation, but attachments do not always work.
  1. Click the Account icon in Canvases left navigation.

    A view of a person's Account panel in Chrome. An arrow points to the Account icon. A second arrow points to the Notifications link.

    On mobile browsers, tap the hamburger (three bar) icon in the upper left corner of your screen. Then tap Account. Finally, tap Notifications

    A view of a person's Dashboard in Chrome on Androd. An arrow points ot the hamburger icon in the corner.

    A view of the Canvas navigation menu in Chrome on Android. An arrow points to the Account link.

    A view of the Account sub-menu in Chrome on Android. An arrow points to the Notifications link.

  2. Look for the Conversations heading. Select the desired notification time frame by clicking the icon under the Email Address column for each option: "Added to Conversation", "Conversation Message" and "Conversations Created By Me".

    three arrows pointed at bell icons.  Icons will display differently dependent on time frame chosen.

Keywordscanvas, email, inbox, copy, duplicateDoc ID99846
OwnerDavid D.GroupUWSA DLE
Created2020-04-01 10:54:11Updated2024-05-13 10:30:19
SitesUW Green Bay, UW Parkside, UW Stout, UW System Administration DLE, UW-La Crosse, UW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
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