Browser Support

Blackboard supports recent versions of the four main browsers

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Internet Explorer


Microsoft Edge is supported by Blackboard, but there is a known issue where assignment uploads may not work correctly. Until this is fixed by Blackboard, we recommend you don’t use Edge with Blackboard.

We recommend using Chrome or Firefox to access Blackboard

View the browser checker on Blackboard’s support site.

What browser am I using?

If you don’t know what web browser you are using, you can find out at

Internet Explorer compatibility view

Blackboard should not be run under compatibility view in Internet Explorer. If this view is on, you will see the words Top frame table at the top of the page, and other items will look incorrect or our of place.

To switch off compatibility view, click the button in the toolbar:

IE9 Compatibility View Toolbar Button

There’s more information about how to turn off compatibility view on Blackboard’s help site.