1. Open up your Canvas app.

2. Select the Course

3. Select Media Gallery.  You may have to scroll down.

4. On this page it will show you all the media that has been uploaded to this course.  It will show all the media you have uploaded along with the media other professors or students have uploaded. Right under the "Media Gallery" is playlists and media.  To upload media, click on the blue "Media" link


5. On this page you will see all the individual media that has been uploaded.  To upload a new file click on the blue "+" button near the top right of the screen.

6.  This will bring you to your media that has been uploaded already.  

-To add media to the gallery that you have already uploaded select the check box next to the file you wish to add and then press blue "+" button near the top right of the screen.  

-If you wish to upload a new file before you add to the gallery click on the "Add New" button and using the drop down menu select where you would like to upload media from.

7. Now you will see Upload Media with a blue "+Choose a file to upload" button.  Press that button to select a file.

8.  Then once again using the menu that pops up select where you would like to upload media from. 

9. Choose the photo or video that you wish to upload.

10. Once you select a file it will automatically begin the upload process.  A blue upload bar will appear and when the upload is complete the bar will turn Green with an upload complete notification below it.


11. Scroll down and fill out the information you desire.  You must enter a name to upload a file.


12. Once you are satisfied with the information you have entered make sure to hit the blue "save" button or the file will not be uploaded to your canvas account.

13. After you hit save a loading symbol will appear briefly.

14.  If you wish to upload another file after that you can scroll to the bottom of the page and select the "Choose another file" button and start again from step 7 or select the blue "back" text to bring you back to the media that has been uploaded previously.  

To view the media you have just uploaded select the blue "Go to Media" link.  

If you want to go to all the media you have uploaded select the blue "Go to Media Gallery" link.

15. After you have uploaded all the files you desire go to the bottom of the page and hit the blue "back" link and you will be brought to the Media Gallery