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How can I get the Blackboard Collaborate app for my Android device?

End-of-Life Warning

You will not be able to access Collaborate or Collaborate Ultra after June 30, 2018.

PASSHE's contract with Blackboard, Inc. for Collaborate and Collaborate Ultra ends on June 30, 2018. After June 30, 2018, you will not be able to access Collaborate rooms, Collaborate Ultra rooms, or any archived recordings you have in Collaborate or Collaborate Ultra.

These instructions assume you are using Collaborate and not Collaborate Ultra.

Not sure which Collaborate you are using? Check out our comparison page.

The Blackboard Collaborate Mobile app is available for free in the Google Play store.

On what Android devices can I use the Collaborate Mobile app?

Blackboard have tested and certified the following:

  • LG Optimus Black with Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread)
  • Samsung Galaxy S2 with Android 4.x (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with Android 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • Nexus 7 with Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)
  • Nexus 10 with Android 4.2.1 (Jelly Bean)

Other devices with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) or higher may work, but have not been tested or certified for use with Collaborate by Blackboard.

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