Monthly Archives: June 2017

SAVIX Mobile App: A video tutorial!

By |2018-03-28T17:46:58+00:00June 28th, 2017|How To's|

Updated June 28, 2017 The Savings Groups Information Exchange (SAVIX) have created a mobile app and we have created a step by step user guide to help you. Now, we've created a video tutorial! Emily Epsten takes us through the whole process. The video is broken into the following chapters (hyper linked for your convenience): Selecting MIS and Login Selecting FO Switching between FO Adding a Group Adding a data set Documenting Share Out Edit Static Data Edit Data Set View Performance Report Sync Status Delete a Group    

CommCare How To: Update app from App Manager

By |2018-03-28T17:46:58+00:00June 27th, 2017|How To's|

You can update the CommCare app by using the App Manager. This will allow you to update without logging into the app using an specific username and password.   Start by connecting your device to the internet.   Step 1. Open CommCare and select the options button and select Go To App Manager Step 2. Select the app you want to update. Step 3. You'll be presented with 3 options. Select Update Step 4. If there's an update you'll see the following as CommCare downloads the new update. Step 5. Select update. Once successful you'll see the following: Step 6. Return back [...]

CommCare: syncing data

By |2018-03-28T17:46:58+00:00June 2nd, 2017|How To's|

CommCare is a mobile data collection platform that does not require a live internet connection in order to operate and collect data. However, there are some caveats and the basic workflow for CommCare to function is as follows: Connect device to internet  --> update form and login with user credentials Travel to Field (no internet) -->  collect data (device will save it in unsent folder) Connect device to internet --> sync data with the cloud The mobile device needs to be connected to the internet for the following reasons: updating apps/surveys to newest version Logging in for the first time [...]

CommCare: Updating an app

By |2018-03-28T17:46:58+00:00June 2nd, 2017|How To's|

You've tested the CommCare survey and have made all the necessary changes in CommCare HQ. How do you update all the phones? Ensure you've selected the latest version for deployment. See below: Prepare your devices: Ensure devices are connected to the internet via mobile data or WiFi On your device Login Login to the CommCare home screen on the the mobile device and select the 3 dots in the top right corner. See below: Select Update App If there is an update you should see the following:

CommCare: Install app (survey)

By |2018-03-28T17:46:58+00:00June 2nd, 2017|How To's|

This following step by step guide will walk you through how to install a CommCare application (survey).   PREPARATION Things you'll need: CommCare App barcode or app code provided by CommCare admin login credentials provided by CommCare admin Device Configuration ensure date and time on each device is set and correct ensure screen brightness and timeout time is set appropriately ensure device is connected to WiFi or Mobile Data Install necessary apps: On each device install the following via Google Play or by side loading: Barcode Scanner  CommCare (ensure latest version) ON THE DEVICE Step 1: Run CommCare         [...]