Learning Technology@LJMU

Student Guide: LJMU Mobile Apps

There are a number of really useful apps available for you to download. Whether you simply want to access your email, or submit your assignment from your ipad.

There are now several mobile apps available within the University:

Canvas Student App

Canvas student allows you to view your canvas activity stream, stay on top of your to do items, view your course schedule and syllabus and read and participate in course discussions. You can also submit coursework, view grades and feedback, upload files, videos and audio recordings, read, create and reply to inbox messages.

MyLJMU

The MyLJMU app gives you quick and easy access to vital LJMU services including MyTimetable, MyResults, Free PC and a range of others. Get it on Google Play, or download from the App Store.

Panopto

Panopto is an online service which allows staff to create and share video resources with you. If your tutors are using this tool, these guides will show you how to access Panopto and use the app.

Email

ActiveSync is a Microsoft service for syncing your Email, Calendar and Contacts to mobile devices like phones & tablets. It is supported by nearly all phone manufacturers. Whatever your device, it is likely you will be able to support this – depending on the wording used it might refer to adding a Microsoft Exchange / ActiveSync or EAS (Exchange ActiveSync Server) account.

LJMU provide an Activesync server for all users – this is free, there is no cost for you to use this so you can synchronise your email, calendar and contacts from anywhere in the world.

If you have a big list of addresses & phone numbers in Outlook or on your phone already, Activesync is a great way of getting these and keeping them safely so you will never lose any important mobile numbers.

For more information about Activesync and how to add email to your mobile device, please see the Help with IT pages on the intranet.

Office 365

Microsoft are offering Office 365 on up to 5 devices (PC/Mac/Smartphone/Tablet). This service offers access to Microsoft's online Office applications suite, (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.). It also includes the file sharing tool OneDrive for Business. For more information about Office 365 at LJMU, see the following web page:

Office 365 for staff and students

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