SMS Data Collection

What Magpi users can do to collect data using SMS (text messaging), a simple technology that is available to any mobile phone

Introduction to SMS Data Collection with Magpi
Magpi has two ways of sending data into our web-based system by sending SMS messages from any mobile phone: structured SMS and interactive SMS.   T...
Tue, 4 Apr, 2017 at 1:27 PM
Video: Collecting Data by SMS with Magpi
This video explains the basics of Magpi's two SMS-based data collection options: structured SMS and interactive SMS (iSMS). ...
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015 at 7:02 AM
Entering Data by SMS vs by Using the Magpi Apps
Most Magpi users enter data by first installing the Magpi app on their phones.  This requires at a minimum a phone that has sufficient memory to run apps, a...
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015 at 7:02 AM
Video: Intro to Interactive SMS (iSMS)
This video explains the basics of Magpi's interactive SMS (iSMS) system. IMPORTANT: Magpi iSMS works with almost every country and carrier, and ...
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017 at 8:34 AM
Structured SMS Local Gateway Setup
Overview Many Magpi Pro and Enterprise users have used the "SMS data entry" feature, which allows data collectors in the field to send d...
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017 at 10:26 AM
How to Create an Interactive SMS Form with Magpi
Magpi has two ways to collect data using SMS/text messaging: structured and interactive ("iSMS").  To learn more about the general differences bet...
Tue, 8 Sep, 2015 at 12:05 PM
How to Deploy an Interactive SMS Form with Magpi
Magpi has two ways to collect data using SMS/text messaging: structured (available to Pro and Enterprise users) and interactive ("iSMS", avai...
Fri, 22 Jul, 2016 at 9:41 AM
How to Create a Structured SMS form with Magpi
Magpi has two ways to collect data using SMS/text messaging: structured and interactive ("iSMS"). To learn more about the general differences bet...
Tue, 8 Sep, 2015 at 12:06 PM
How to Deploy a Structured SMS Form with Magpi
Magpi has two ways to collect data using SMS/text messaging: structured (available to Pro and Enterprise users) and interactive ("iSMS", available...
Tue, 8 Sep, 2015 at 12:07 PM
Using the iSMS Emulator
Introduction If you are creating forms that you intend to deploy as iSMS (interactive SMS), rather than using a mobile app, there are two appr...
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016 at 10:06 AM