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Guide to Downloading the CVAS App for Blind Users

Select the link of the Guide for your device:

Android Guide for Downloading and Installing CVAS

Use the link below to download CVAS onto your smart phone by entering CVAS in your phone’s search box for the Google Play Store or select the link below and install the app.

Google Play Store

Open the CVAS app. Be sure to accept the permission requests for access to your microphone and camera for optimal use of the app. Once this is done your screen reader will say “User Name Edit box CVAS”. This will confirm that you have successfully installed CVAS and are on the log in screen.

You have now downloaded and installed CVAS on your Android phone.

Existing users may continue to the Guide to using CVAS. New users may proceed to the next guide on registering for CVAS.

End of Android Download and Install Guide.

Apple iOS Guide for Downloading and Installing CVAS

Use the link below to download CVAS onto your smart phone or locate the app by entering CVAS in your phone’s search box for the Apple App Store

Apple Store

Open the CVAS app. Be sure to accept the permission requests for access to your microphone and camera for optimal use of the app. Once this is done your voice over will say “CVAS button”, which is at the top of the log in screen. This will confirm that you have successfully installed CVAS and are on the log in screen.

You have now downloaded and installed CVAS on your Apple phone.

Existing users may continue to the Guide to using CVAS. New users may proceed to the next guide on registering for CVAS.

End of Apple Download and Install Guide.

Windows Guide for Downloading and Installing CVAS

Use the link below to download CVAS onto your windows device.

Download Windows App

Locate the downloaded file on your computer and extract the contents. Within the extracted folder run the install application titled 'setup.exe' and select 'Install' when prompted. Once the installation is complete the application will launch and open to the login screen.

You have successfully downloaded and installed the CVAS Windows applications.

Existing users may continue to the Guide to using CVAS. New users may proceed to the next guide on registering for CVAS.

End of Windows CVAS Download and Installation Guide.

Mac Guide for Downloading and Installing CVAS

Step 1: Download the Application

Use the link below to download CVAS onto your Mac computer.

Download Mac App

Step 2: Install the Application

Locate the downloaded file on your computer, open it and add CVAS to your applications.

If you receive a notification that "CVAS can't be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software" select OK then go to System Preferences and open Security and Privacy. Under the general tab navigate to Allow apps downloaded from: "CVAS" was blocked from use beacause it is not from an identified developer. Select Open Anyway as well as "Open" on the next notification that may appear.

Like a mobile application, permissions must be granted for the application to access you location, camera and microphone. Select OK on the notfication requesting this access.

Once this is done, accept the terms and conditions.

The CVAS application will now launch.

You have now successfully downloaded and installed the CVAS application.

Existing users may continue to the Guide to using CVAS. New users may proceed to the next guide on registering for CVAS.

End of Mac computer CVAS Download and Installation Guide.
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