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This refers to Moodle 3.2 from September 2017 onward

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How to add the Echo360 link in Moodle

Note that these instructions refer only to modules which are SATURN modules. If yours is not a SATURN module, please refer to the instructions for non-SATURN modules.

To add the Echo360 link in Moodle:

  • Login to Moodle at  
  • Navigate to your module and click on the Turn editing on button
  • Go to the section where you would like the recordings to appear and select the + Add an Activity or resource hyperlink
  • From drop-down list, select the External tool activity and click on the Add button


External Tool settings explained


  • Activity name: Name of the activity that will display in the module, for example 'Echo360 : Launch EchoCenter...'

External tool type: Select Echo360 UNUK Lecture Capture for UK modules, or UNNC Lecture Capture for China / UNMC Lecture Capture for Malaysia. 

IMPORTANT -  Do not enter anything in the Tool URL field below. Leave it blank.


Click on the Save and display button.

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