Installing ODK Collect

Step 1: Install ODK Collect Mobile App

  • Go to Google Play store (in Applications)
  • Search for ‘ODK Collect’
  • Download and Install application

Step 2: Direct ODK Collect Mobile to GRM Forms



  • Open ODK Collect
  • Open Settings (Figure 1)
      • Settings button is also located Bottom Right of screen
      • Go to General settings (Figure 1)
  • Scroll to [Plaform SETTINGS] (Figure 2)
  • Under [URL], enter:

http://test.sprint.nacsa.gov.sl:8090/grm-0.1

        • Username: admin
        • Password: secret
  • Under Platform, make sure ODK Aggregate’ is selected



Step 3: Set other Application Settings

[AUTO SEND]

  • In the settings menu, continue scrolling down until you see AUTO SEND
      • Options include to ‘Auto Send with Wi-Fi’ and/or ‘Auto Send with Network’
        • Auto Send with Wi-Fi – when checked, this means that the application will synch data as soon as it enters wi-fi connectivity
        • Auto Send with Network – this is relevant if you are using data-enabled SIM cards; if you  want to limit when information is synched, keep this option unchecked
      • If you want to review collected data before sending final versions of forms, keep both of these options unchecked


[USER INTERFACE]

  • Select NAVIGATION
      • Select ‘Use swipes and buttons’
  • Select FONT SIZE (if needed)
      • Adjust font size per user preference
      • You may want to adjust this depending on your device’s screen size
  • Check DEFAULT TO FINALIZED
      • Make sure this option is checked
  • Go ‘back’ to exit settings & return to KoBo’s main screen


Step 4: Retrieve Blank Forms (Figure 3)

  • On the main menu, press the ‘Get Blank Form’ button
  • Select / check the blank form(s) you would like to retrieve



  • Once selected, press ‘Get Selected’ at bottom of screen
    1. II. Completing Mobile Forms



Step 1: Select Blank Form (Figure 4)

  • On the main menu, press the ‘Fill Blank Form’ button
  • Select the form you would like to complete
      • If you have multiple mobile data collection apps on your phone (e.g. ODK Collect, Magpi), the device may prompt you to select which application to edit mobile forms with
      • If this prompt pops up after you select a form, be sure to select ‘Always Edit with ODK Collect’


Step 2: Fill Out Mobile Form

  • Once at end of form, make sure the box for ‘Mark form as finalized’ is checked
  • ‘Save Form and Exit’


Step 3: Save Completed Mobile Form

  • Once at end of form, make sure the box for ‘Mark form as finalized’ is checked
  • ‘Save Form and Exit’

Step 4: Send Finalized Data to Server (‘Data Synching’)

  • On the main menu, press ‘Send Finalized Form’
  • You should receive a confirmation if successful


Step 5: Complete New Form

  • Repeat Steps 1 & 4 for every form you complete


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