Annoto Manual Integration

This document shows how to add and use Annoto as an external tool using XML.


  • External apps can also be configured using XML in sub-accounts.

  • Manually configuring an external app is an account permission. If you cannot configure an external app, this permission has not been enabled for your user role.

Adding Annoto App

Open Settings

In Course Navigation, click the Settings link.

Open Apps

Click the Apps tab.

View App Configurations

To configure an app, click the View App Configurations button.

Add New App

Click the Add App button.

Set Configuration Type

Select the Configuration Type drop-down menu and set the configuration type to Paste XML.

Add App Details

  • Enter the name of the app in the Name field [1] : Annoto

  • Enter the consumer key in the Consumer Key field [2] and the shared secret in the Shared Secret field [3].

  • This key and shared secret is provided by Annoto, If you do not have this information, please contact us

Enter Configuration XML

In the XML Configuration field, paste the XML code.

The XML Code can be found in the following link:

EU Deployment:

US Deployment

Open it using a web browser (preferred Chrome) and just copy-and-paste it to the field.

Submit App

Click the Submit button.

Testing the Annoto Direct Integration to Canvas:


If you need any additional information or have any questions, please contact us at Annoto Support

Last but not least

To learn how to access the Annoto Dashboard in your Canvas, go to How to access Annoto Dashboard page.

In order to learn more about all the wonderful things you can do with Annoto, visit the Annoto Widget Guide page.

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