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How Do I Create a Canvas Badges Account? [Step 1]

In this guide, we will go through the steps on how to create a Canvas Badges (Badgr) account.

1. Create a Canvas Badges account

In order to use Canvas Badges in your course, you first need to create a Canvas Badges account. Use this link to access the Create Account page.

Tip: It is strongly recommended to create a Canvas Badges account using your email address.

Create a Canvas Badges Account

2. Check your email inbox for a verification code

The image below is the Verify Code screen. This screen appears after you entered your email address. The verification code will be found in the email address that you entered in the previous screen.

verify code screen

Check your email inbox to see if you received anything from Canvas Badges. You should have received a 6-digit verification code from Canvas Badges. It should look something similar to the image below.

Canvas Badges Verification Code in an email inbox. 6 digit number.

After receiving the code, you will then go back and enter the 6-digit code into the Verify Code screen.

3. Complete the sign up page

You will then enter your information below. You must enter the following:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Password (must be at least 8 characters)
  • Confirm Password
  • Agree to Terms of Service
complete sign up page

4. You have now created your Canvas Badges account!

After entering your information in the prior step, you will now be greeted with the image below. Follow the down arrow and scroll down to the bottom to find the "Get Started" image and "View Canvas Badges Backpack."

canvas badges greetings
get started and view canvas badges backpack

5. Your account after signing steps with guides

After you have created your account, you now have the ability to add badges to your account and then link it to your Canvas courses. We will learn about badge design and linking your badges to your Canvas courses. Please refer to those separate guides below:

  1. How can I design a badge?
  2. How do I upload my newly created badge to my Canvas Badges account?
  3. How do I add a badge to my Canvas course?