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Setting up your computer

The following essential steps will help you to successfully access, log in to and use CloudDeakin.

  • Activate your Deakin username and password.
  • Ensure you are able to meet Deakin’s computing, connectivity and capability requirements.
  • Run a system check before you log in.
    • If you receive all ticks, you can successfully access CloudDeakin.
    • If you receive a warning for any area, go to the Optimum browser and settings page and follow the instructions.


For more information about Accessibility in CloudDeakin refer to the Accessibility Guide.

Further notes:

If you continue to experience problems after configuring your browser software settings, it may help to clear your browser cache and cookies. Please look at the Optimum browser settings page if you need help doing this.

Mobile and tablet devices

When you login from your tablet or smartphone, the default view is CloudDeakin’s Mobile View which is optimised for mobile usage.

Mobile supported

Viewing Announcement, Content, Discussions, Grades and Calendar.

Not mobile supported

Creating resources of any kind, e.g. Announcement, Assignments, Quizzes or uploading files, marking and grading. Please use a desktop computer to complete the above tasks.

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