Blackboard on your Mobile Device

iOS appearance

What can you do with Blackboard Mobile?

You can access your OSU Blackboard course and organization sites on your smartphone or tablet with the Blackboard Mobile app. The mobile app works on Apple (iOS 6.0 or later) and Android devices (version 2.3 or later).

Instructors and students can download the Blackboard app directly from the Apple or Android store for $1.99 for a lifetime license. The mobile app allows you to use some of the features of a Blackboard course site: view and post announcements, use discussion boards and blogs, view class lists, view grades, and check tasks.

How to purchase your Blackboard mobile Application

Demos & Guides for Blackboard Mobile

Limitations of Blackboard Mobile

Instructors Students
  • Do not manage course content such as entering course information or instructions and uploading course documents, etc.
  • Do not create assessments such as creating assignments, tests, quizzes or surveys.
  • Do not enter or adjust grades in the Grade Center
  • Do not complete assignments, tests and surveys.
  • Flash (Including YouTube, Adobe Presenter), Silverlight and Windows Media player are amoung the multimedia formats that are not supported.

** Please note that a desktop or laptop computer is required for full functionality of all Blackboard course features. Some work should be done on a laptop or desktop rather than via the Blackboard Mobile app.