Instructor Support for Educational Systems

Update your browser

Updated Aug 20, 2021

You can access Brightspace with older versions of our supported browsers. However, for an optimal experience that offers better performance, accessibility, and security, we strongly recommend that all users access Brightspace with a supported browser.

Supported browsers

Windows 10

  • Chrome 90
  • Chromium-based Edge 90 
  • Firefox 88 

macOS

  • Chrome 90 
  • Chromium-based Edge 90
  • Safari 14
  • Firefox 88

You can access Brightspace with older versions of the supported browsers; however, you may encounter unexpected user interface behavior and appearance or broken and unsupported functionality. 

For an optimal experience that offers better performance, accessibility, and security, we strongly recommends that all users access Brightspace with a supported browser.

Update Chrome

Regarding Chrome, you have two options:

  1. Keep Chrome automatically up to date. 
    • See here for extensive instructions.
  2. Download the latest version of Chrome via https://www.google.com/chrome/

Update Edge

Regarding Edge, you have two options:

  1. Upgrade to the New Edge Browser
    • See here for extensive instructions.
  2. Download the latest version of Edge via https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/edge

Update Firefox

By default, Firefox updates automatically. You can always update manually, in which case an update is downloaded but not installed until you restart Firefox.

Please see this website on how to update Firefox manually. 

Update Safari

To keep Safari up to date on your macOS, always install the latest macOS updates via the App Store. 

The most recent version of macOS includes the most recent version of Safari. For some earlier versions of macOS, Safari might also be available separately from the Updates tab of the App Store. 

1. Download the latest version of macOS via: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201475

If you are working on a computer/laptop from Leiden University and you are not able to update your browser, please contact ISSC Helpdesk via the Helpdeskportal.

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