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                                          Offline Participation

                                          While sending email invitations or posting on social media can be the way to go for most surveys, sometimes you need to get out on the field and collect responses directly from your participants.

                                          For example: You might need to collect feedback from individuals in remote areas, or record data for your scientific research where and when critical events take place.

                                          Offline surveys are easy to set up, but you’ll need to keep a few points in mind while building your survey. Since the surveys are meant to work with zero internet access, any feature that uses internet will be completely unavailable.

                                          If these features are part of your project, review the possible impact it might have on your participants:

                                          FeatureOffline Impact
                                          Questions: Attachment and CaptchaThese question types will not be displayed.
                                          Answer Sequence: RotateAnswer options will be displayed as entered.
                                          Media: Embed URLMedia added this way will not be displayed.
                                          Pre-PopulationResponses cannot be pre-populated.
                                          Quota ManagementAnswer quota will not be available.
                                          Question Sequence: RotateQuestions will be displayed as entered.
                                          Thank You Page: URL RedirectURL Redirect will not be available.
                                          Thank You Page: Chain InvitationChain Invitations will not be available.
                                          Thank You Page: Bar GraphA Bar Graph will not be displayed.
                                          Print Options: Copy of ResponseThe option to view or print responses will not be displayed.
                                          Print Options: Blank SurveyThe option to print blank survey will not be displayed.
                                          Print Options: Copy of ResultsThe option to print result will not be displayed.
                                          Save and Continue LaterThe option to Save and Continue Later will not be displayed.

                                          If you have the following features in your project, consider using these alternatives:

                                          FeatureConsider these…
                                          Answer Sequence: RotateConsider Randomize instead.
                                          Media: Embed URLUpload media directly instead.
                                          Pre-PopulationConsider using Editable Pre-Population to allow participants to respond.
                                          Question Sequence: RotateConsider Randomize instead.

                                          Features unavailable for participants in offline mode will be available if the project is published through other publishing methods. Learn more about generating an offline URL.

                                          Good to Know

                                          • The offline URL can be used with any web browser, but it’s always best to use the latest browser version.
                                          • All recorded responses will be saved within the browser cache. The number of responses that can be saved within the cache may vary based on your choice of browser.
                                          • Upload responses as often as possible to avoid any complications with storing data within the browser.