CommCare App Manager

By |2018-03-28T17:46:57+00:00February 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

What is the CommCare App Manager? CommCare App Manager is where you can perform all the following tasks of installing, updating, and uninstalling apps (surveys). This photo guide will walk you through there different processes. Accessing the App Manager CommCare App manager can only be accessed if an app (survey) has already been installed on the device. If no app is installed it will prompt you to install one via the "Scan Application Barcode" or  "Enter Code." Step 1. In order access the App Manager you'll need run CommCare and select options (3 vertical dots on the top right). See [...]

CommCare: Android Device Setup

By |2018-03-28T17:46:58+00:00September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

This post will cover the device setup configurations for an Android device in order to be successful in the use of CommCare for mobile data collection. Checklist Make sure device is charged fully Date and Time Setup Correctly Internet Connection (SIM Card and/or WiFi) Google Account on Phone Required Applications Installed from Google Play Store CommCare Barcode Scanner User Friendly Settings (Keyboard, Display Brightness, Screen Rotation, etc.) Set display brightness to maximum (if using in the daylight) turn off screen rotation set screen time out to 5 min Enable GPS and Camera Settings setup Home screen to be clutter free [...]


By |2018-03-28T17:47:00+00:00December 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|

This blog will not only provide resources on mobile technology as it pertains to the field of development but will be a platform in which ideas are shared, curated, and archived. The following is an excerpt from PCI's upcoming Mobile Technology Strategy Document. "Mobile technology has proven itself a powerful and efficient tool that accelerates achievement of project objectives and ultimately of development goals.  There is increasing evidence that digital data collection is faster, often more reliable, and in many cases, more economical than traditional forms.  And over the past several years, PCI has gained significant experience using mobile technology to [...]