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Blackboard Help

Download and Install the App

Apple Devices

Image illustrating associated textDownload the iOS Blackboard Mobile Learn app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in iTunes –OR– go to the App Store, search for "Blackboard Mobile Learn" and install.

Blackboard Mobile Learn supports iOS 6 and above. To learn which operating system version you are running, see iPhone, iPad, iPod: How to Find the Software Version.
To learn how to update your iOS software, see Update Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.

Android Devices

Image illustrating associated textDownload the Android Blackboard Mobile Learn app in the Google Play Store –OR– go to the Google Play store, search for "Blackboard Mobile Learn" and install.

Blackboard Mobile Learn supports Android OS 2.3 and above. To learn how to update your OS software, see Android OS FAQs.

When installing Mobile Learn on an Android device, every user must allow the app a set of permissions. Keep in mind that we do not have any control over the wording of these permissions as they are set by Google. Descriptions for each permission are listed below this image.

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Storage - ​Allows users to download and upload attachments for forums, blogs, journals, and more.

​System Tools - Allows for the creation and removal of application shortcuts on the device's home screens.

Phone Calls - Allows for push notifications to the device.

Network Communication - Necessary for communication with your institution's server and load data from the internet.

Your Accounts - Allows users to save their Learn login credentials for future use.

Your Social Information - This permission allows the app to search the device's Contacts list to find any matches between the Mobile Learn Roster and your Contacts. Mobile Learn does NOT read your device's call log, it will only read your contacts if you decide to search for them through the Roster.


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