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Operating System Support
myLesley (Blackboard) has been tested and is supported on the following operating systems:
|Windows OS||Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10|
|Mac OS||Mac OS 10.8+|
|Mobile*||iOS, Android, Windows Mobile, Chrome OS|
* Please note that not all tools used in your course are compatible across all browsers and devices. This is especially true if you are using a mobile device. For the best experience, we recommend a desktop or laptop computer.
In order to use myLesley (Blackboard), you will need a current, updated browser. Run the browser checker to see whether Blackboard Learn supports your browser and operating system. For more information on supported browsers, please see Browser Support.
While Blackboard supports many different browsers and operating systems, we have noticed that Firefox and Chrome tend to be most compatible with all of the features in myLesley. Therefore, we strongly recommend accessing myLesley using the latest version of these browsers.
If you are on a mobile device, you may use the Blackboard App for Students or the Blackboard Instructor App or you may access myLesley on a mobile browser. Please note that not all third party tools are fully compatible on a mobile device. For the best experience, we recommend a desktop or laptop computer.
Players and Plugins
In addition to a compatible browser, you will also need the updated versions of the following players and plugins:
Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Flash Player will allow you to view animated and interactive content on the web.
For the best experience, access myLesley through a strong, reliable wired or wi-fi network. A cellular network is not recommended.
For the best Blackboard Learn experience with your screen reader, use Firefox and JAWS on a Windows system. On a Mac use Safari and VoiceOver. Visit Accessibility in Blackboard Learn to learn more about Blackboard's approach to accessible software.
For more information on alternative document formats in myLesley, see:
- Accessing Alternative Formats of Documents in myLesley (Blackboard Ally for Students)
- Creating Accessible Alternative Formats of Documents in Your myLesley Course (Blackboard Ally for Instructors)