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KoBo data collection using KoBoCollect with the help of KoBoToolbox

How to create a KoBoToolbox account for KoBo data collection

What is KoBo data collection?

KoBo data collection is the process of collecting data from the field using mobile devices like smartphones or tablets with the help of a free open-source tool called KoBoToolbox. Nowadays, KoBo data collection is very much familiar in social surveys. However, one can easily design a survey form using KoBo Toolbox and deploy it. After deploying a survey form in the KoBo Toolbox, it will be available in the KoBoCollect App installed in a smartphone or tablet for data submission.

KoBo data collection using KoBoCollect with the help of KoBoToolbox

What is KoBoToolbox?

KoBoToolbox is a web based toolbox to design a survey form. Therefore, one has to create a KoBoToolbox account to get access to the KoBoToolbox. However, this is an extremely easy tool to design a survey form. Just clicking on the ‘NEW’ button you can initiate a new survey for KoBo data collection. Using a simple ‘+’ button, you can generate all of your necessary types of variables.

KoBo data collection using KoBoCollect with the help of KoBoToolbox
KoBo data collection using KoBoCollect with the help of KoBoToolbox

How to create a KoBoToolbox account?

As a matter of fact, one can easily create a KoBoToolbox account for KoBo data collection following some simple steps . First of all, you have to click KoBoToolbox. Then click on ‘create an account‘. The KoBoToolbox will take you to a form cocnsisting of the following fields:

  • Name
  • Organization name
  • Username
  • E-mail
  • Sector
  • Country
  • Gender
  • Password
  • Password confirmation

After filling out the form, just hit on ‘Create Account’. You are almost done. Now is the time to verify your email address. The KoBoToolbox will send a link to your email address. Certainly, you should check your email and click the link sent by KoBoToolbox. As a result, you will be redirected to your KoBoToolbox account.

KoBo data collection using KoBoCollect with the help of KoBoToolbox
KoBo data collection using KoBoCollect with the help of KoBoToolbox

In conclusion, after logging out from your KoBoToolbox account properly, you will always be able to Login into your KoBoToolbox account again just by clicking KoBoToolbox. Put your ‘Username’ as well as ‘Password’ correctly and hit on ‘Login’.

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How to create a KoBoToolbox account for KoBo data collection
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How to create a KoBoToolbox account for KoBo data collection
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KoBo data collection is the process of collecting data from the field using mobile devices like smartphones or tablets with the help of a free open-source tool called KoBoToolbox. Nowadays, KoBo data collection is very much familiar in social surveys. However, one can easily design a survey form using KoBo Toolbox and deploy it. After deploying a survey form in the KoBo Toolbox, it will be available in the KoBoCollect App installed in a smartphone or tablet for data submission.
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