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, 24 Jan, 2017 at 8:35 AM
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 m...
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, 9 Mar, 2017 at 11:33 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