What devices can teachers, students, and families use with Spaces?

You can use Spaces on iOS or Android smartphones and tablets, laptop and desktop computers, and Chromebooks!

For optimal performance and security, we recommend ensuring that your web browser and operating system are updated to the latest version. This site provides instructions how to check for browser updates on a wide variety of platforms.

If you are unable to update your browser because you are on an older version of your operating system, you may encounter compatibility issues with certain features - not only with Spaces, but with any application.

iOS or Android Devices

The Spaces mobile app is available on the following devices and can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play.

On both iOS and Android, we recommend turning automated app updates on to ensure that you are always using the latest version of the app.

You can also access Spaces directly through a mobile Web browser (Safari, Chrome, etc.).

Chromebooks and Computers

Web Browsers

  • Chrome: Version 79 and newer

  • Microsoft Edge: Version 17 and newer

  • Firefox: Version 70 and newer

  • Safari: Version 11.1 and newer

  • Opera: Version 63 and newer

Here are links to upgrade (or download) the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, or Edge

Operating Systems

  • Mac OS: 10.12 or newer (Sierra)

    • Sierra is only compatible with Chrome, Firefox, or Edge browsers

  • Windows: 7 or newer


Mobile Browsers

Even without downloading the iOS or Android App, you can still access Spaces from your mobile devices in the following browsers. Note the limitations below.

  • Chrome: Version 78 and newer

  • Firefox: Version 68 and newer

  • UC Browser for Android: Version 12.12 and newer

  • Safari: Version 11.3 and newer

  • Samsung Internet: Version 9.2 and newer

  • KaiOS Browser: Version 2.5

Known Limitations

iPads:

  • At this time, the Spaces iOS app is optimized for the iPhone.

  • For access on iPad, we recommend logging in directly through Safari.

  • The application can be installed on iPads, but will display in a smaller windowed view, and does not include a 'landscape' option.

    • When using the iOS app on an iPad, you will see a 'full-screen' icon at the bottom of the screen. You can tap this button to enlarge the interface.

Some specific types of media capture in-browser are not yet supported on particular browsers and operating systems.

  • Safari on macOS - For desktop users running Safari on macOS, photo and video capture is not currently supported. However, you can still upload videos and photos captured using another application. 

  • For all browsers, videos created on iOS devices (iPads and iPhones) will not display previews until you or your students refresh your feed. The video will be visible and playable, the preview will simply not populate.

  • For all browsers on iOS devices (iPads and iPhones), audio is not currently supported.

Let us know if you have any questions or feedback!

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