Canvas Release Notes January 2021

canvas logo on white field next to gold field with January 2021 release notes

Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades the third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Read highlights from the January 16, 2021, Release Notes below.

Updated Features


Push Notification Types End of Life


Feature Option Management

  • The buttons to manage feature flags at the account, course, and user levels have been updated in design and functionality. The design now matches the Permissions management user interface.
  • green check mark above box with "enabled" selected; red X above box with "disabled" selected
    Feature options continue to be inherited from the parent account.
  • Permissions that can be altered at the sub-account, course or user level are updated using the Enabled/Disabled function.

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