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.   Thes...
Fri, 18 Sep, 2020 at 9:23 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 2:02 PM
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 2:02 PM
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 4:34 PM
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 b...
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019 at 9:05 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", availa...
Fri, 18 Sep, 2020 at 9:18 PM
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 7:06 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", avai...
Fri, 18 Sep, 2020 at 9:13 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 6:06 PM
SMS Options for Magpi Free, Pro, and Enterprise Users
There are a variety of options available for Magpi users at every subscription level.  Note that in every case, Magpi users must pay for their outgoing SMS ...
Tue, 8 Sep, 2015 at 2:45 PM