Using iOS9 for data collection


I don’t know if I’ll get the answers I need but I’ll be as specific as possible.
In fact, I have several iPad minis with me which run on iOS9. I can’t upgrade them to newer versions anymore. We run a small NGO, and the issue with NGOs is that we depend on funds and donations to run. These iPad were donated. I started with this story to make it clear that we do not have the means to buy newer iPads (sad).

I’ve been developing monitoring forms on Kobo Toolbox. And after looking for solutions, I found GIC Collect for iOS. Tried it on my iPhone 6 plus and worked great but I didn’t realize that the app won’t be running on iOS 9. My iPhone is on iOS 12.
So now I’ve been looking for any other way to use my iPads for the data collection tasks. Thus my question: who could explain to me, with detail if possible, on a way I could use my iPad with iOS9 to collect data from forms I developed on Kobo Toolbox?

Hi @miranto,

Kindly please be informed that KoBoToolbox at the moment supports KoBoCollect android app for collecting data and this app is only supported by android devices. However, there is also an approach to collect data in KoBoToolbox which we call Enketo aka web-forms. Enketo can be used to collect data through any devices android, IOS, windows, Linux etc. The only thing is that it should have an updated modern browser on it.

For more details on this, please feel free to visit our support article Collecting Data through Web Forms.

Have a great day!

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