Better Canvas visibility: How to view the desktop version of Canvas on a mobile device

Better Canvas visibility: How to view the desktop version of Canvas on a mobile device

Sometimes it can be difficult to navigate Canvas on a mobile browsers. This is especially true if using Canvas on a mobile phone. Fortunately, using Google Chrome as your mobile browser, there is a workaround for this where we tell Chrome to substitute the desktop version of the site for the mobile version..With the desktop version, we get the same version that would show up on a PC or laptop. Here are the instructions for requesting the desktop version of Chrome so that the videos will play properly:

If you are not currently using Google Chrome for your mobile browser you can go here to download for iOS or Android:

  • Navigate to and log in with your email and password
  • After visiting the website, tap on the 3 dot Chrome icon, located in the top right corner of your screen

    1. From the list of options, tap on Request Desktop site option

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