Downloading Respondus Lockdown Browser

This guide will demonstrate how to download the Respondus Lockdown Browser software, which is required for taking exams that require Lockdown Browser or Monitor

Important Note: Each institution that licenses Respondus Lockdown Browser has a version of the browser that is unique to that institution, and automatically directs learners to the institution's learning management system login page. If you require Respondus Lockdown Browser for one of your courses, do not perform a web search for the Lockdown Browser installer. Please follow the instructions on this page for installing the Lockdown Browser on your computer. If you get another institution's login page, or if your credentials do not work to log in, it may be the case that you downloaded another institution's version of the Lockdown Browser.

Downloading the Lockdown Browser from the Student Support Tab

While logged into Blackboard, click on Student Support at the top of the page.

In the right column, click on the Download Center link under Software.

Downloading the Lockdown Browser from the Download Center

You will now be taken to the UT Online Download Center. You will find a link for Respondus Lockdown Browser in the Web Browsers section. The Download Center can be accessed directly here.

Downloading the Lockdown Browser

You will now be taken to a Respondus site where you can download the software. The website will automatically detect the type of computer you are using, so you will be assured that you are downloading the correct version of the software. This link also has an informational video about using Lockdown Browser.

To begin downloading and installing the software, click the Install Now button. You will then be prompted to save the file on your computer, then you can open the file and follow the prompts to install the software.