Push notifications pop up on your mobile device for course events. Just swipe from the notification to view the content. Push notifications are generated in Ultra courses only for newly created discussions and replies to discussion threads or posts you authored. While logged in to Blackboard on a web browser, you can control which push notifications pop up on the mobile device where you have Blackboard Instructor installed.

Push notifications for Original courses aren't supported in the Blackboard Instructor app.

Do I have the Original experience or the Ultra experience?

Change Ultra experience push notification settings

Turn on or change notification settings on your device

Select OK or Allow if your mobile device asks if you want to allow notifications for Blackboard Instructor.

You can change how your device displays notifications and turn them on or off.

  • iOS: Go to Settings. Select Notifications and locate Blackboard Instructor in the list of apps.
  • Android: Go to Settings. Locate Apps, select Blackboard Instructor, and tap Notifications.