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About Blackboard App

The Blackboard App is a powerful mobile solution that allows students to stay informed, up-to-date, and connected with their academic life. It enables students to access important course updates, take assignments and tests, and view their grades for lessons, assignments, and tests from their mobile phone. The application is secure and free to download. However, the device needs to be connected to the school’s Blackboard Learn server to use the Blackboard app effectively.

Blackboard Features and Description

Blackboard understands that students have busy lives and might not always have access to a computer to finish their coursework. The app offers several essential features to help students stay on top of their academics. Some of the key features of the Blackboard app include:

  • Easy Course Navigation – The app provides a clear and quick view of course updates, grades, and deadlines.
  • Assessment Activities – Students can use the app to complete and submit assignments and take their tests anywhere, anytime.
  • In-App Feedback – Students can use in-app feedback tools to comment or report concerns.

Note that Blackboard has a collaborative relationship with the school’s Blackboard Learn server. Therefore, the app’s features and functionality are limited when an institution does not have the necessary software updates or is experiencing server issues.

Specifications: Blackboard

Price: Free
File Size: 96,269.00 KB
Version: 5.5
Supported Device: Apple iPhone

Pros and Cons of Blackboard


  • The Blackboard app is secure to use.
  • The app improves with time and receives major bug fixes with each update.
  • The support from Blackboard is excellent.


  • Blackboard could make improvements to enhance privacy for users.
  • Some features are missing from the app.
  • Sometimes the support response is slow.

Benefits of using Blackboard

  • The Blackboard design is pleasing, user-friendly, and easy to use.
  • It helps students stay updated, follow up with their interests timely and efficiently.
  • The app’s performance is excellent and highly reliable.
  • The app allows users to search using the search bar in the mobile application.
  • The support from Blackboard is prompt and helpful.
  • The Blackboard app is free to download.


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What is the User rating of Blackboard on the App Store?

The app has a user rating of 4.6 out of 5 on the App Store, based on feedback from 283,742 users.

What is the Price Plan for Blackboard?

The Blackboard app is free to download and use.

What devices and operating systems are supported by Blackboard?

The Blackboard app is currently supported for iPhone devices and on iOS operating systems. However, it may be supported on other devices as well. To confirm, check if the app is available on Google Play Store by visiting the website.

What is the Current App Version of Blackboard?

The current version of the app is 5.5 at the time of this review.

What is the Downloadable size of Blackboard App?

The Blackboard app has a downloadable size of 96,269.00 KB (1 MB = 1000 KB).

Does the Blackboard App offer Better Security?

The Blackboard app needs to enhance its security in some areas.

What about the App Features?

Currently, the app features are reliable for Blackboard users.

Who is the Developer of this App?

The app’s developer is Blackboard Inc. You can visit their developer profile at or check out their other apps on the App Store.

Which Apple Devices does the App Support?

The currently supported devices for the Blackboard app are iPad71-iPad71, iPhone8-iPhone8, iPadMini5Cellular-iPadMini5Cellular, iPad74-iPad74, iPadPro97Cellular-iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSESecondGen-iPhoneSESecondGen, iPadMini4-iPadMini4, iPad72-iPad72, iPadProSecondGen-iPadProSecondGen, iPhoneSE-iPhoneSE, iPhone5s-iPhone5s, iPhone6sPlus-iPhone6sPlus, iPad76-iPad76, iPhoneXR-iPhoneXR, iPad611-iPad611, iPadProSecondGenCellular-iPadProSecondGenCellular, iPad73-iPad73, iPhone6-iPhone6, iPhoneXS-iPhoneXS, iPadAir3Cellular-iPadAir3Cellular, iPhoneXSMax-iPhoneXSMax, iPad812-iPad812, iPadMini5-iPadMini5, iPad612-iPad612, iPadProFourthGenCellular-iPadProFourthGenCellular, iPhoneX-iPhoneX, iPhone6Plus-iPhone6Plus, iPodTouchSixthGen-iPodTouchSixthGen, iPadMini3-iPadMini3, iPhone6s-iPhone6s, iPadMiniRetina-iPadMiniRetina, iPadProCellular-iPadProCellular, iPhone11ProMax-iPhone11ProMax, iPadAirCellular-iPadAirCellular, iPadMini3Cellular-iPadMini3Cellular, iPadAir-iPadAir, iPadAir2Cellular-iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMiniRetinaCellular-iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPodTouchSeventhGen-iPodTouchSeventhGen, iPhone11Pro-iPhone11Pro, iPadPro-iPadPro, iPadMini4Cellular-iPadMini4Cellular, iPhone7Plus-iPhone7Plus, iPhone8Plus-iPhone8Plus, iPadAir2-iPadAir2, iPadSeventhGen-iPadSeventhGen, iPadAir3-iPadAir3, iPad834-iPad834, iPad856-iPad856, iPadProFourthGen-iPadProFourthGen, iPadPro97-iPadPro97, iPadSeventhGenCellular-iPadSeventhGenCellular, iPad75-iPad75, iPhone11-iPhone11, iPad878-iPad878, iPhone7-iPhone7.

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