Setting up your computer

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The following essential steps will help you to successfully access, log in to and use CloudDeakin.


For more information about Accessibility in CloudDeakin refer to the Accessibility Guide.

Further notes:

If you continue to experience problems after configuring your browser software settings, it may help to clear your browser cache and cookies. Please look at the Recommended browsers and settings page if you need help doing this.

Mobile and tablet devices

When you login from your tablet or smartphone, the default view is CloudDeakin’s Mobile View which is optimised for mobile usage. It is not recommended that you use the desktop view on your mobile device as not all functionality works on mobile devices. The following mobile apps are free and can help staff access, view resources and grade assignments in CloudDeakin.

Assignment Grader

Grader app logo (iPad only) The Assignment Grader allows you to mark your submissions using your iPad offline and synchronise your graded dropboxes when you are online. Assignment Grader guide


Binder app logo This app allows you to download resources to your tablets for offline viewing. You are also able to select Send to Binder from the CloudDeakin environment to have content sent to the app for offline viewing. Refer to Binder App guide for more information.


Mobile SupportedNews, Resources, Discussions, Grades and Calendar.

NOT Supported

NOT Mobile SupportedCreating resources of any kind, e.g. News, Assignments, Quizzes or uploading files, marking and grading. Please use a desktop computer to complete the above tasks.
Deakin does not recommend or support the usage of CloudDeakin in the “Desktop View” on mobile or tablet devices. Please use the recommended “Mobile View”.

Help guides

A complete list of all quick guides, step-by-step guides and movie demonstrations.


Please check the FAQs for answers to some of the most common queries about using CloudDeakin.