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Student: How do I upload a video to a Discussion reply?

You will learn how to upload a video to a Discussion in your course, using your webcam to record the video.

There are several ways to do this process, but this guide will show you the quickest and easiest.

1. In the Discussion, click on Reply.

Reply button

2. Click on the Upload video icon.

Upload video button

3. Click on the Record tab.

If you have already created a video, say on your phone, you can drag it to the Upload area to upload it.

Record tab

4. Click on Start Recording.

Be sure to verify your Mic and Webcam first if needed.

Start Recording button

5. Wait for the count down.

countdown to start

6. When finished, click on Finish.

Finish button

7. Type a title for the video.

Title field

8. Click on Save Media.

Save Media button

9. Click on Reply.

If you need to add text, images or other content, go ahead and add that now.

Reply button (2)

Your response is now posted to the Discussion.

If your instructor has allowed it, you can use the Three Dots menu to edit your post.

Reply has been posted

Article Summary

You have now learned how to use your webcam to upload a video to a Discussion in Canvas.