MindTap Mobile offers convenient textbook reading, organizational tools, and study materials to help you stay on track and prepared in your MindTap courses.

The app features:
- Textbook
- Flashcards
- Practice Quizzes
- Activity Lists
- Notifications
- Grades
- Videos
- Search
- Attendance
- Polling

Note: you must be enrolled in a course that is using Cengage Learning's MindTap.

Textbook Reading: Download your textbook with offline access! Browse between different chapters, search for specific pages and terms, or take notes, highlights and bookmarks. Have the book read aloud using Text-to Speech. Note: We currently support all 2015-2018 titles. Textbooks from 2014 and prior, as well as, international or custom titles are not supported. Annotations do not sync with MindTap web.

Flashcards & Practice Quizzes: Study on the go using pre-made flashcard decks for every chapter or unit. Then check your knowledge with practice quizzes. See your score improve over time as you learn more!

Activity Lists: Stay on top of all your assignments with to do lists! Browse all the assignments and activities in your course.

Notifications & Reminders: Don't miss out on instructor messages & course announcements. Easily setup assignments reminders and get notified with grade updates!

Gradebook: See your overall grade for the course as well as the breakdown of grades by various activities. Also view instructor comments and grade changes! Access to the gradebook requires additional authentication, by either password or fingerprint.

In-Class Polling and Attendance: Instructors can check if students are in the classroom using geolocation or do remote check-ins, review and edit attendance records, and export them to the preferred gradebook. Instructors can also author in-class polls, review the results with the whole class and export those results.

Instructor Access: Instructors can now log in and see everything your students see, such as the reader, activities, and study tools. You can also see your gradebook and class roster and see score breakdowns throughout your MindTap course.

Search: You can search for terms across all of your activities, ebook, flashcard decks, notifications, notes, and highlights.

What's New

Version 3.0.24

Bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

2.3 out of 5

204 Ratings

204 Ratings

Can not view material


I downloaded the help in hopes of accessing the book to read during work. I have downloaded the book 3 times now and still pulls up a white screen every single time. I can access the chapters and descriptions but when it takes me to the book I get a white screen or error message saying book not found. Running the most up to date IOS system. No problem accessing from safari or my laptop but cannot access from the app. Seems like a recurring issue from the developer as previous reviews state the same issue.

Update: Took me 5 times to download the book before it finally worked. Not a good first start for the app but will utilize and comment again once class is completed.

Great for reading chapters on the go.

Bennett Dryden

I work an average of 48 a week with kids, and community involvement. This app has significantly dropped the hours require to be by a computer. I can read all the chapters I need to from my phone and be ready to knock out homework when I get to my PC.

The only two things that are distracting is the top bar that continually appears and disappears when scrolling through material, I would rather it just be locked on. And I also wish I could access my homework modules as well as the videos. Other than that, it is what you make of it.

Book doesn’t open. Can’t view material.


When I download the e-book and try to open the book, it goes to a blank white page and makes the app useless. Once I relaunch the app, I have to once again downloaded the e-book ONLY to have the same problem happen again. All this app achieves therefore is wasting data by downloading a book over and over again only to never access the actual content within the book.

Update: No one has gotten back to me on this issue, nor have they tried to fix the application to counteract this problem. For a company that takes so much money from students and schools, they seem to be unable to hire competent programmers.

Developer Response

We are very sorry for the ongoing problem you are having with the e-book. Our engineers are working on the problem as quickly as they can. I will continue to connect via email to update you. Again, apologies for this problem.


Cengage Learning, Inc.
99.2 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2015 Cengage Learning, Inc.


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