Supported Browsers and Operating Systems

This list of supported browsers for Blackboard Learn 9.1 3900 was compiled from Browser Support and Browser Support for Blackboard Learn 9.1 3900.

Supported Desktop Browsers

Browser Supported Versions
Chrome1 87+
Edge1,2 87+
Firefox1 78+
Safari1 13+ (Mac OS only)

1. Recent updates to several browsers have included changes to how the browser handles third-party cookies. These changes may affect tools from other providers that integrate with Blackboard Learn. If you have trouble accessing an integrated tool after a browser upgrade, edit your browser’s settings to allow sites to save and read cookie data. You can find instructions for ChromeSafariFirefox, and Edge online.

2. A known Microsoft Edge issue has caused problems attaching and submitting open Microsoft Office files in Blackboard Learn courses. To help prevent file submission problems, if you use Microsoft Edge, Learn warns you that you should close files before uploading them. The message only displays the first time you encounter a file upload workflow in a Learn session.

Supported Mobile Browsers

Browser Mobile Browser Versions Learn 2016 Theme
Chrome 33+ Compatible*
Edge 46+ Compatible*
Firefox 33+ Compatible*
Safari On iOS 12+ Compatible*

* Modern mobile browsers are generally considered compatible when using the Learn 2016 theme and user-added materials are mobile-compatible. Not all tools and workflows have been optimized for mobile use. Issues reported for tools that aren’t yet optimized for mobile devices may be considered an enhancement request.

Blackboard App and Blackboard Instructor are supported native apps for mobile and tablet devices that interact with Blackboard Learn 9.1 servers. These apps may have their own device requirements.

Accessibility in Blackboard

Blackboard strives to make all its products as accessible as possible. JAWS 18 and 17 are used during accessibility testing of each Blackboard Learn release.

When using a screen reader, use ChromeTMand JAWS® on Windows® and use Safari® and VoiceOver on a Mac® . Visit Accessibility at Blackboard to learn more about Blackboard’s approach to accessible software.