It is highly recommended that you have a computer (either Windows or Mac) and an Internet connection. If you are using a Windows computer, it is recommended that you have at least Windows 7 installed as your operating system. If you are using a Mac, it is recommended that you have at least 10.13 (High Sierra) installed as your operating system. Whether you are using Windows or Mac, it is recommended that you always have the latest updates from Microsoft or Apple installed on your computer.
The Canvas learning management system (LMS) is compatible with all of the major web browsers, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Apple Safari. It is recommended that you always have the latest version of your preferred web browsers installed. Canvas does not support Internet Explorer.
(from WordPress, the popular blogging platform and website content management system or CMS) contains a list of each of the major web browsers, what their latest versions are, and how to download them. The web browsers that Canvas officially supports, as well as the versions, can be found at https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Canvas-Basics-Guide/What-are-the-browser-and-computer-requirements-for-Canvas/ta-p/66
On mobile devices, Canvas has apps available for the Google Android and Apple iOS operating systems. Learn how to download the Canvas Student app for Android by going to https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Canvas-Student-Android-Guide/How-do-I-download-the-Canvas-Student-app-on-my-Android-device/ta-p/1860
. Learn how to downlaod the Canvas Student app for iOS by going to https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Canvas-Student-iOS-Guide/How-do-I-download-the-Canvas-Student-app-on-my-iOS-device/ta-p/1932
While it is possible, mobile web browsers are not supported by Canvas. However, Canvas will ensure that critical features and functions work for tablet devices (screen sizes 7.9" or higher used in landscape mode) running the most recent version of Chrome (Android) and Safari (iOS). You can go to https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Canvas-Basics-Guide/What-are-the-limited-support-guidelines-for-mobile-browsers-on/ta-p/389121
for more information about the limited-support that Canvas provides for mobile web browsers.
A summary of all of this is available in the PDF file that is available HERE