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Nexus Browser and Device Requirements

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Nexus Browser Requirements

If you are using any browsers not listed here, Nexus performance cannot be guaranteed. Some tools/functionality may work; others may not. Please update your browser.

  • Ensure your browser has JavaScript and Cookies enabled.
  • As of July 24, 2020, Firefox ESR is no longer a supported browser.
  • The browser compatibility check (above) will display warnings for browsers older than the following versions:
    Chrome 81 (released in April 2020), Chromium-based Edge 81 (released in April 2020), Legacy Edge 44 (not receiving any further updates), Safari 13 (released in September 2019), Firefox 76 (released May 5th, 2020)

Supported Desktop Web Browsers (in order of recommended/best results)

  • Mozilla® Firefox® (Latest)
    or
  • Google® Chrome™ (Latest)
  • Apple® Safari® (Latest) - not ideal
  • Microsoft® Edge (Latest) - not recommended

Effective January 2020, Microsoft® Internet Explorer® is no longer be supported for Nexus access; instead, the new Microsoft Edge browser will be supported as of 15 January, 2020.

Tablet and Mobile Support 

  • Device: Android™
    Operating System: Android 5.0 +
    Browser: Chrome
    Supported Browser Version: Latest

  • Device: Apple
    Operating System: iOS®
    Browser: Safari, Chrome
    Supported Browser Version(s): The current major version of iOS (the latest minor or point release of that major version) and the previous major version of iOS (the latest minor or point release of that major version). For example, as of June 7, 2017, Nexus supports iOS 10.3.2 and iOS 9.3.5, but not iOS 10.2.1, 9.0.2, or any other version.
    Chrome: Latest version for the iOS browser.

  • Device: Windows
    Operating System: Windows 10
    Browser: Edge, Chrome, Firefox
    Supported Browser Version(s): Latest of all browsers, (except Firefox ESR).

Brightspace Pulse (mobile app) Support

Region and language support

Brightspace Pulse is supported in the following geographic regions:

  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA)
  • Asia Pacific (Singapore and Australia)

You can download Brightspace Pulse from any global Google Play™ store or Apple App Store® in the following languages:

  • Arabic (Saudi Arabia)
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English (U.S.)
  • French (Canada)
  • French (France)
  • German (Germany)
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Swedish
  • Turkish

Operating system support

Brightspace Pulse is optimized for mobile devices with the following operating systems:

  • AndroidTM 5.0 or later on tablets or phones
  • iOS® 11.0 or later on iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod® touch