Här ser du vad vi har jobbat med! Se nyheterna i den senaste versionen av Blackboard-appen. Administrators can get more details in the Blackboard App Release Notes.

Version 4.7.1

Release date: October 25, 2019


  • On Android, we fixed the crash issues related to fingerprint login.
Android, Bug Fixes

Version 4.7

Release date: October 24, 2019

Bug fixes

  • Fixed course announcements issue where accessing file links prompted users to log in again.
  • Fixed issue where Google logins failed for institutions with Google authentication.
  • Fixed issue where Collaborate Ultra sessions couldn't launch from web links in course content.
  • Fixed issue where the app crashed when HTML files were accessed on devices running iOS 11.
  • Fixed issue where some iOS push notifications didn't link directly to course content.
  • Fixed issue where Original course percentage grades didn't display correctly.
iOS, Android, Bug Fixes

Version 4.6.1

Release date: October 3, 2019

We squashed some bugs and made minor improvements.

iOS, Android, Bug Fixes

Version 4.6

Release date: September 25, 2019

Biometric login

We added support for Face ID and Touch ID on iOS. On Android devices, you can use your fingerprint to log in.

More on biometric login for the Blackboard app

Bug fixes

We also squashed some bugs and made minor improvements behind the scenes.

iOS 13+

We updated the Blackboard app to support iOS 13+. Users should update to iOS 13.1 and to the latest version of the Blackboard app for the best experience.

iOS, Android, New Features, Bug Fixes

Version 4.5.1

Release date: September 20, 2019

In this release we've squashed some bugs and made some improvements.

  • Resolved issue where opening LTI content in the app showed a message about 3rd party cookies.
  • Resolved issue where error messages displayed when completed course items such as assignments or tests were accessed.
  • Resolved issue of missing due date indicators on the calendar view in Due Dates.
iOS, Android, Bug Fixes

Version 4.5

Release date: August 28, 2019

Push notification management

For Blackboard Learn environments with the Ultra experience enabled, users can manage push notifications right from the app. Settings specified in the app are reflected in the web view of Blackboard Learn and vice versa.

More on push notifications


We improved support for SCORM content and due dates in the app. If you don't see these improvements, your school's system may need an upcoming Blackboard Learn update.

iOS, Android, New Features

Version 4.4

Release date: July 31, 2019

Due dates for Blogs, Wikis, Journals and other Original course tools are available in the app. Due dates for Discussions are now available in both the Original and Ultra course views. We also fixed several bugs.

More on due dates

iOS, Android, New Features

Version 4.3.3

Release date: July 22, 2019

We've introduced a new and improved Collaborate experience! When you join a session to meet virtually with peers and instructors, you have access to a more robust set of tools.

More on Collaborate and the Blackboard app

iOS, Android, New Features

Version 4.3.1

Release date: July 11, 2019

We squashed some bugs and made minor improvements.

Bug Fixes, iOS, Android, New Features

Version 4.3

Release date: June 24, 2019

Check out the app enhancements for Ultra courses! We improved support for multimedia that's embedded in documents and content. Our new assessment experience enables you complete and submit tests and assignments on your mobile device.


  • Fixed issue where multimedia didn't display in discussion forum descriptions
  • Fixed issue where HTML files didn't render properly
  • Fixed truncation of course information for some languages
  • Fixed issue where logins were recorded multiple times in administrator reports


  • Fixed issue issue where some content was being displayed offline instead of properly loading
  • Fixed issue where HTML files didn't render properly
  • Fixed truncation of course information for some languages
iOS, Android, Bug Fixes, New Features

Version 4.2

Release date: May 30, 2019

If your institution has the Ultra experience, your institution's logo displays in the app.


  • Fixed issue where some videos were not playing in documents and content
  • Fixed issue where VoiceOver wasn’t working properly in discussion boards


  • Fixed issue where text size was too small in content
iOS, Android, Bug Fixes, New Features

Version 4.1

Release date: April 10, 2019

iOS and Android

This release includes bug fixes and other minor improvements.

By default, the Blackboard app shows grades in colors that correspond to grade level. Institutions can now submit a request to turn off grade colors in Original courses in the app.

The ability to email instructors from the app's course outline is disabled to better align with institutional communication policies. Students can email instructors in the web view of Blackboard Learn if their institution has enabled that capability.

iOS, Android, Bug Fixes, New Features

Version 4.0.1

Release date: April 5, 2019


Resolves an issue that caused the Blackboard app to crash for some Android users.

Bug Fixes, Android

Version 4.0

Release date: March 27, 2019

iOS and Android

In this release, we added support for Ultra course learning modules. Now you can view learning modules for both Ultra and Original courses in the app.

We also added push notifications for discussion boards in Ultra courses, which will appear in the app when Learn SaaS 3600.0 releases to production.

Bug Fixes, iOS, Android, New Features

Version 3.12.1

Release date: March 4, 2019

iOS only

Resolves issue where characters in non-English languages didn’t render appropriately in announcements and discussions.

Bug Fixes, iOS

Version 3.12

Release date: February 27, 2019

iOS and Android

Improved support for rich text and media in the announcement and discussion board tools for Original courses.

iOS only

With app switching in iOS, a static Blackboard app splash page is now shown in the collection of recently used apps. The splash page replaces the former behavior of showing a screenshot of the current state of the app. This improvement ensures information security.

Bug Fixes, iOS, Android

Version 3.11

Release date: December 31, 2018

This release includes bug fixes on iOS and Android.

Bug Fixes

Version 3.10

Release date: October 29, 2018

This release includes bug fixes on iOS and Android.

Bug Fixes

Version 3.9.1

Release date: September 27, 2018


  • Fixes an issue that prevented access to discussions in the app for iOS 12 users.
iOS, Bug Fixes

Version 3.9

Release date: August 23, 2018


  • We expanded your cloud storage options by integrating Apple Files. Now you can choose from a variety of cloud storage providers when you upload media and files into courses.
  • Nynorsk language support.


  • Nynorsk language support
  • Bug fixes and improvements
Bug Fixes, New Features, iOS, Android

Version 3.8

Release date: July 5, 2018

This release includes bug fixes and improvements on iOS and Android.

Tool links

When instructors add tool links to Original courses, such as grades or announcements, users see the tool in the app instead of on a responsive web browser page.

Android enhancements

  • Enhanced support for viewing PDFs in the app
  • Improved pinch and zoom support for embedded documents in iFrames
  • YouTube videos can be viewed full-screen
iOS, Android, Bug Fixes, Updated Features

Version 3.7.1

Release date: May 20, 2018

Schools can provide a link to their institutional terms of use in the app if they are on a version of Learn that supports Blackboard app 3.7.1+ and have properly configured a link to their institution’s terms of use. In the app, the link is found in Settings and at the bottom of the Blackboard Terms of Use acceptance policy shown at login.

New Features

Version 3.6.1

Release date: April 17, 2018

This hotfix resolves extra padding issue in multiple tools introduced in newer versions of Blackboard Learn.

Bug Fixes

Version 3.6

Release date: April 2, 2018

Need to add media or files to a discussion while on the go? You can now attach files from your device or cloud storage to discussion posts. If you don’t see this feature immediately, don’t worry. We’re working with your institution to make it available.

More on discussions

We made some improvements for users on Android 8.0+.

New Features, Android, Bug Fixes

Version 3.5

Release date: March 1, 2018

Have a Collaborate Ultra session scheduled by your instructor, but can't remember when it starts? Sessions are now listed inside your courses! Tap the Collaborate tool, select the session, and instantly join the virtual classroom.

More on collaborating in the app

iPhone X users now have an optimized experience in the Blackboard app.

Enjoying the Blackboard app? Make sure you rate us and leave a review!

New Features, iOS

Version 3.4

Release date: January 29, 2018

  • New push notification support: Announcements, new content item, and test availability
  • Bug fixes
New Features, Bug Fixes

Version 3.3.1

Release date: January 10, 2018 for iOS only

Resolves an issue in iOS where an error showed when navigating through content while offline.

iOS, Bug Fixes

Version 3.3

Release date: December 28, 2017 for Android and Windows | January 8, 2018 for iOS

You can now download course files and view them offline when you have limited or no internet connectivity. Your institution may need an update for you to see this feature in the app.

More on offline content

We’ve also fixed various bugs in this release.

Like the Blackboard app? Be sure to leave a review! This release includes an in-app prompt for optional user reviews. The prompt shows on the Activity Stream, Courses list, and Organizations list only after users have interacted with the app for a minimum time period. After users leave a review or dismiss the prompt, it doesn't show again.

New Features, Bug Fixes

Version 3.2

Release date: December 5, 2017

We added support for organizations on iOS and Android! For every organization where you’re a participant, you can access content, view announcements, and participate in discussions.

We fixed some bugs and improved performance on all platforms.

iOS, Android, New Features, Bug Fixes

Version 3.1

Release date: October 31, 2017

Bug fixes on all platforms.

Bug Fixes

Version 3.0

Release date: October 9, 2017

The Blackboard app for iOS and Android has a new look, improved workflows, and simpler navigation!! Be sure to update your app. If you use a Windows device, access the Windows-only help pages.

Indicator for new discussions lets you know you've got course activity to catch up on.

New Features

Version 2.9.10

Release date: September 4, 2017

Bug fixes on all platforms.

Bug Fixes

Version 2.9.8

Release date: July 17, 2017

Notice something different about Bb Student? Don’t worry—this is the same app. We changed the name to Blackboard and freshened up the icon. The functionality remains the same.

  • App name change to Blackboard and new app tile.
  • Support for the Catalan language.
  • Bug fixes on all platforms.
  • Collaborate supports sessions with up to 500 participants.
New Features, Bug Fixes

Version 2.9.7

Release date: June 1, 2017

  • You can now reply to a reply in Ultra Course View discussions, just like the web view of the course.
  • Bug fixes and other improvements on all platforms.
Bug Fixes, Updated Features

Version 2.9.6

Release date: May 3, 2017

  • Bug fixes on all platforms
  • Calculated grades, such as running totals or averages that your instructor created, show in Grades. If a calculated total shows in a desktop browser but not in the app, your school hasn't updated Blackboard yet.
  • Dropbox improvements for iOS and Android
Bug Fixes, iOS, Android, Updated Features


Release date: April 13, 2017

  • Android only: resolved issue where Collaborate participants couldn't view app shares during sessions
Android, Bug Fixes

Version 2.9.5

Release date: April 5, 2017

  • Revised Google Drive authentication
  • High contrast visual support for Windows
  • Bug fixes on all platforms
Bug Fixes

Version 2.9.4

Release date: March 1, 2017

  • General bug fixes
  • Accessibility bug fixes
Bug Fixes

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