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Lockdown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser

The Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard Learn.  When students use Respondus LockDown Browser, they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications on the computer.  When an assessment is started, students browser screen is locked into it until they click submit for grading.


How to download LockDown Browser:

Please click HERE to download the browser.

The LockDown Browser download is needed for students only.  Instructors can add the URL to their course but do not need to download it.  If you choose to use the LockDown Browser in your test, students will automatically be presented with an option to download LockDown Browser before they can begin their test.


Respondus LockDown Browser Information:

  • The Quick Start Guide provides a brief overview of the Respondus LockDown Browser, as well as provide information to get you started.
  • FAQ List will provide you with Frequently Asked Questions.


Introduction to LockDown Browser for Blackboard Learn Video