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REDCap Mobile App

Offline Data Collection

REDCap has gone mobile! The REDCap Mobile App adds a new dimension to the existing software’s versatility by providing users with a tool for offline data collection, particularly in environments with poor internet connectivity.

REDCap users can now collect their REDCap data in a mobile app on an iPhone, iPad, or Android phone or tablet. With REDCap and the REDCap Mobile App, users have new options for electronic data capture for studies that under previous circumstances would have dictated pen and paper.

The app cannot be used on its own but is a companion app that must be used alongside REDCap itself. All users of the app must already be a REDCap user before using the app.

Getting Started with the Mobile App
  1. Create and design project in REDCap
  2. Request API token via REDCap to activate the mobile app and get an API token
  3. Set up the project. While online, set up the project on the app using the API token generated
  4. Collect data from study participants. The can be done offline, or online (if internet access is available)
  5. Send collected data to the REDCap server securely. New records are uploaded to the server in bulk; modified records have their values adjudicated against existing server values.
  6. Refresh the project on the app. This step must be done online.
  7. View and analyze the data
Download the Mobile App

Google Play Link       App Store Link

Want to learn more? Check out Vanderbilt's REDCap Mobile App Documentation