KoBo form auto refresh

Dear users,

do you know how to make Kobotoolbox automatically refresh the survey when we deploy a new form?

if it asks the respondents to press F5 or refresh by themselves, I think it would be very annoying

Regards,

Hi @terry87,

Could you kindly explain a bit more on automatically refreshing. Is it the Enketo (web form) or the KoBoCollect android app that you are trying to refer to?

GOOD DAY!

Hi,

The web form, when I deploy a new version.

Thanks

Hi @terry87,

It is generally good to refresh the data collection page (from Enketo) for the first time after making a re-deployment of a survey form. However, if you wish to collect your data in an online mode (requiring internet connection), you will not need to refresh your form every time you try to make a data entry.

However this is not the case if you wish to collect data through offline mode. This is because, the offline-capable version of Enketo (without requiring an internet connection) will load the locally-stored form first and then automatically check the server every few minutes for an updated version of the form.

Requires refreshing:

Does not require refreshing:

GOOD DAY!

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Hi,

thank you for the feedback,

unfortunately, I do not collect the data by myself. I gave the link of the form to the young people and they are the one who will open the form in their PC.

However, I do appreciate your contribution.

Thank you very much!

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