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How to set up Respondus LockDown Browser for Moodle quizzes

These instructions are intended for use by instructors for setting up LockDown Browser in a Moodle course. If you are a student looking for instructions on how to use or install LockDown Browser, check out our article on How to use Respondus LockDown Browser to take a quiz.

Enabling Respondus LockDown Browser in your course

You must first add the Respondus LockDown Browser block to your course and tell Respondus, which quizzes should require the LockDown browser.

  • Turn Editing on in your Course
  • On the left side of the page, in the navigation drawer, click Add a block
  • Choose Respondus LockDown Browser from the list
  • In the Respondus LockDown Browser block click Dashboard
    • From here, you can enable or disable LockDown Browser on whichever quizzes you like

Providing Students with a Download link

If you are using LockDown Browser with a quiz in your course, you should provide students with a download link so that they can install LockDown Browser before your course starts. Here is the link:

We recommend adding the link to your Moodle course, by using the URL tool. You could also email the link to students.

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