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Browser settings

For the LMS to function correctly, your browser should have certain capabilities. This page performs a number of simple tests to help you assess your browser's suitability for use with the LMS.

Browser compatibility report

Recommended browsers

The following information has been sourced from the Blackboard Support website

  Legend
Certified Fully tested and supported
Compatible Partially tested but should function properly
Provisional Future technologies considered supported by Blackboard Support
Unsupported Either impossible or not tested
  Windows XP
(32-bit)
Windows Vista
(32-bit)
Windows Vista
(64-bit)
Windows 7
(32-bit)
Windows 7
(64-bit)
Windows 8
(32-bit)
Windows 8
(64-bit)
Internet Explorer 8 * Compatible Compatible Compatible Compatible Compatible Unsupported Unsupported
Internet Explorer 9 * Unsupported Certified Compatible Certified Certified Unsupported Unsupported
Internet Explorer 10 Unsupported Unsupported Unsupported Provisional Provisional Compatible Certified
Firefox (Final Release Channel) Compatible Certified Compatible Certified Certified Certified Certified
Chrome (Final Release Channel) Compatible Compatible Compatible Certified Certified Certified Certified

* Standards mode only. Some known issues can be resolved by using Compatibility Mode (emulates IE7 behavior)

  Mac OS 10.6 "Snow Leopard" Mac OS 10.7 "Lion" Mac OS 10.8 "Mountain Lion"
Safari 4.0 Compatible Unsupported Unsupported
Safari 5.0 Certified Unsupported Unsupported
Safari 5.1 Certified Certified Certified
Safari 6.0 Unsupported Certified Unsupported
Firefox (Final Release Channel) Certified Certified Certified
Chrome (Final Release Channel) Certified Certified Certified
These browsers/technologies are NOT SUPPORTED in the LMS
Internet Explorer 7 and below
Firefox 3.6 and below
Safari 2.0 and 3.x (or any version on Windows)
Mac OSX 10.5 "Leopard" and below
Java 5