Blackboard App (for students)

The mobile app for Blackboard lets you access your course materials from your phone or tablet, lets you participate with course activities and notifies you whenever new content is made available. You can even download course material to view offline.

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Download on your Android device

Download on your Apple Device

Once you have installed the Blackboard app:

  1. Click the app to launch it
  2. Search for the University of Sheffield
  3. Login with your normal university username and password

Accessing content offline

The offline content feature allows you to view course content without an internet connection. You will need to choose which content to download whilst you still have a connection. You can download available content for an entire course or just specific items. Auto sync ensures your downloads are updated the next time you're online.

Accessing Course content offline


Blackboard Instructor (for staff users)

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Download on your Android device

Download on your Apple Device

Staff should install the Blackboard Instructor app to manage courses, participate in discussions, grade student work etc. Staff can also download course content to view without an internet connection.

More information

Find out more information on all of Blackboard's apps:

Blackboard App Help Pages