Which browser should I use to access Blackboard and Turnitin?
Google Chrome is CQSD TEL’s preferred Internet browser for use with with Blackboard and Turnitin. But both systems are compatible with the most recent versions of the main browsers: Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge, Safari.
Browser compatibility checker: You can use this Browser checker to check your browser’s compatibility with Blackboard. Opening this page checks whether your browser supports the most recent release of Blackboard Learn.
See the Blackboard Help site for full details about Supported Browsers for using Blackboard.
Latest browser support update:
- Internet Explorer 11 is now no longer supported.
See the Turnitin help site for a list of supported browsers: Turnitin system requirements.
The Blackboard Compatibility Checker
When you use the Browser Compatibility Checker, the checker opens in a new page and displays the browser and version detected. Most browsers update automatically and so will be within the supported version spectrum. However, it will also indicate if you need to update your browser to the latest, most secure, version.
Please Note the last two items Cookies and Pop-ups . These will indicate whether there are any of your settings or programmes which are blocking new windows from opening within Blackboard or Turnitin. Allowing these specific access will not compromise your general securtity settings, but will allow any vital functions – such as tests – in Blackboard to work.