How To Get Rid Of Passport To Canvas

Passport to Canvas is a popular learning management system utilized in educational institutions to facilitate efficient virtual communication between teachers and students. As a useful tool, it can occasionally become burdensome with frequent updates and notifications. This may lead some users to seek methods to disable or remove it. This blog post is intended to assist you in navigating this process.

Disabling Notifications

One way to reduce the impact of Passport to Canvas on your digital life is to disable notifications. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to do this:

  1. Login to your Canvas account
  2. Click on ‘Account’ on the left sidebar
  3. Click ‘Notifications’ from the dropdown menu, this will take you to a new page
  4. Here, you’ll see a list of activities for which you can receive notifications: due dates, announcements, grading, etc. You can choose which notifications you want to receive and how often you receive them
  5. Click on the appropriate icon to disable the notification. You can choose to disable it for everything or only for specific courses

Uninstalling Passport to Canvas

If you want to completely remove the Passport to Canvas application from your device, here’s how to uninstall it based on your device’s operating system:

Uninstalling on Windows:

Follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the Windows Start button
  2. Select ‘Control Panel’
  3. Click on ‘Programs’
  4. Select ‘Programs and Features’
  5. In the list of installed applications, find and click on ‘Passport to Canvas’
  6. Click on ‘Uninstall’ and follow the prompts to remove the application

Uninstalling on macOS:

Follow the steps below:

  1. Open Finder
  2. Click on ‘Applications’
  3. Find ‘Passport to Canvas’ and drag it to the Trash
  4. Empty the Trash to complete the uninstallation


While Passport to Canvas can be a great tool for facilitating online classes, it may not suit everyone’s needs or preferences. The steps outlined above should help you either reduce the noise from the app by managing notifications, or completely uninstalling it from your device. It’s important to remember, however, that if you’re currently enrolled in a course that uses this system, you may need to discuss other ways of staying updated with your teacher or professor.