Moodle: Log in and access resources on a mobile device

How to log into a Moodle course and access resources on a mobile device

Note: screenshots in this article were taken from an iPhone using Google Chrome mobile browser.

  1. Navigate to Moodle on a web browser on your mobile device (note: Moodle is optimized for Chrome). Click “Log in” at the top right.
    • LSU Moodle (campus, LSU Online, and Community Moodle):
    • mobile app login
  2. Log in with your myLSU username and password.

mylsu username and password boxes

  1. This will take you to your Moodle home page. To see a list of your courses, select your profile picture at the top right corner of the screen.

mobile app, click on profile picture

  1. To access a course, select its “course card.”

course card shown

  1. Navigate between modules (topics or sections) using the purple Contents button at the bottom right portion of your screen. You will see the course navigation appear on the left side where you can navigate between modules or access your “Course Tools” (e.g., Moodle Mail and the Gradebook).

contents button

course guide

  1. To download resources from the course, such as a PowerPoint, PDF, or Word document, navigate to the resource within the Moodle course.
  2. Click on the link to download the resource. Depending on the browser you are using, this resource may open in a new window, or prompt the appropriate viewing app (e.g., Word, Adobe Acrobat).    

mobile app resource

moblie app ppt

PDF: Click on the link to the PDF in Moodle. The resource will open in a new window (Chrome).

pdf from Moodle

mobile app PDF

  1. To access embedded resources, such as videos, select the “play” button from within the resource to begin playing. You can toggle on to full screen if needed using the video toolbar.

mobile app video resource

Support & Training

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) provides Moodle support by email, by phone, or live through Zoom. For contact information, please see the article Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview. To connect through Zoom and for further information on support services and training, see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Faculty Resources & Support page.

The FTC also provides just-in-time faculty training opportunities and recorded training sessions. Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of available workshops and recordings, please see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Technology Training page.

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