Blackboard Collaborate Ultra - How to Access from a Mobile Device (UW-Madison)

After June 30, 2021, Blackboard Collaborate Ultra will no longer be available. UW-Madison recommends using Zoom as a replacement for instructional and non-instructional web conferencing purposes. For more information, please see Blackboard Collaborate - Service Ending June 30, 2021

Here is how to access Blackboard Ultra using a Mobile device. Screenshots were collected using iOS 13.3

  1. On your mobile device, select the guest link sent by your instructor or click on the "Ultra Conference" link in your Canvas course. (Note: You can also join a Bb session from the Canvas App. For more information, see Canvas - Accessing Blackboard Ultra in Canvas (UW-Madison)).
  2. Next, type your name and select Join as Guest
    Bb Collaborate login screen on iOS
  3. Joining the session may take a moment.
    Image of joining a session on iOS.png

  4. Once you have joined the session, microphone and camera are disabled by default. You can enable them using the buttons at the bottom of the screen.
    Image of successfully joined session
For more information about Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, please click here.

Keywords:blackboard, collaborate, ultra, webconferencing, mobile,   Doc ID:62052
Owner:Learn@UW Madison .Group:Learn@UW-Madison
Created:2016-03-18 13:13 CDTUpdated:2021-05-06 10:18 CDT
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