How do I use the LockDown Browser?

This guide will walk you through the process of using the LockDown Browser when you take a test in Canvas.  

LockDown on a personal computer

Once you download the LockDown Browser on your personal computer you will find the icon on your desktop.

Double click the icon to launch the program.

LockDown on a lab computer

LockDown on a lab computer

Click on the Windows Start button.

Search

Search

In the search bar at the bottom, type in Lockdown.

Program

Program

The search will find the program LockDown Browser.  Click on the program to launch it.

Account Control

Account Control

Click Yes to allow the program to run.

Server

Server

1)  Click on the arrow to drop down the menu.

2)  Click on Canvas@Tacoma CC.

Confirm

Confirm

Click OK to confirm you selection.

If anything is open

If anything is open

LockDown Browser will close any programs that you have open and running.  They must be closed.

Click Yes to close any programs.

Security Warning

Security Warning

Click Yes to continue to Canvas.

Login

Login

You will be prompted to log in.

Use your Portal user name and password, click Login.

Canvas course

Canvas course

Canvas will open and you will continue to your course as you normally do.

Quiz

Quiz

Navigate to your quiz.

Begin

Begin

Click on Take the Quiz.

Finished Quiz

Finished Quiz

Once you are done with the quiz you will click on the Submit Quiz as you normally do.

Close Browser

Close Browser

To close out of the LockDown Browser, click on the Red X in the upper right hand corner.

Confirm

Confirm

Click Yes to confirm you want to exit.

You are done and back to your normal desktop.

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