Mobile App Quick Start

The Blackboard App is designed to allow you to quickly view content and participate in courses. The current version of the app is available for iOS and Android devices. 

You'll log in to the Blackboard app with the same credentials you use to log into Blackboard through your PC or laptop.

Get the App 

 

Once you have downloaded the app from either the Apple Store or Google Play  you can search for North East Scotland College. Then you will be able to log in with your details which should take the format Studentnumber@nescol.ac.uk and your password. 

Google Play
Apple Store

Touch ID

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.

Face ID

The Blackboard app supports iOS Face ID. Android facial recognition isn't supported at this time. After you've set up Face ID on your device, you can use facial recognition to log in to the Blackboard app.

  1. Log in to the Blackboard app with your user name and password.

  2. Access Settings from the app's main menu.

  3. Tap Face ID and enable it.

  4. The next time you login to the app you'll be prompted to use Face ID. Select Continue.

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