Step 1

Check your device’s operating system level

Your device needs one of these operating systems to run the Blackboard app:

iOS 11+
Android 5+

Step 2

Download and Install the Blackboard App


1. From your tablet or phone, access the appropriate app store.

          Download to your Apple® device


         Download to your Android™ device

2. Search for Blackboard.

3. Install the Blackboard app on your mobile device.


4. Open the Blackboard app and type in the ‘school’ name as BBI (BBI-             The Australian Institute of Theological Education will be displayed).             Click on the name.

5. You will be prompted to enter your Blackboard username and                        password. These are the same credentials you use to access your                    Blackboard units on your computer.

6. If the Blackboard Terms of Use window is displayed, please read and            click Agree.

7. On the top left of you screen, click on the menu indicated by 3                        horizontal lines.

8. Click on Courses

Step 3

Set up Touch ID/Fingerprint login

The Blackboard app supports iOS Touch ID and Android fingerprint login. After you’ve set up that feature on your device, you can use your fingerprint to log in to the Blackboard app.

  1. Log in to the Blackboard app with your username and password.
  2. When prompted to use Touch ID or fingerprint login, tap Continue.
    • If you’re already logged in to the app, access Settings from the app’s main menu. Tap Touch ID and enable it.