Tech Requirements & Test Stream
UT Online TOWER Classes
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internet connection speed
on the connection you will use for class. At least
5 Mbps download speed
is required for live-streaming video.
Check your computer: laptops or desktops only; phones and tablets are not supported.
Check your browser: update to the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari; disable pop-up blockers and ad blockers.
Check your microphone and webcam: ensure your
microphone and webcam
work properly if your class requires them.
Watch the Test Stream Anytime
Verify that you are able to watch this test stream on the connection you will use for the course.
Your browser is not supported, please look at the requirements on this page for more information.
Follow These Tips During Class
and disable pop-up blockers and ad blockers before class starts.
Close all unnecessary browser windows and apps, including streaming music and video, social media, and games.
Use the full-screen button on the video player (bottom right corner) instead of expanding the browser window to watch in full-screen.
Get Additional Help
Click "Online Course Tech Support" in the left navigation menu of your Canvas course.
If you cannot meet these requirements, contact your instructional team.