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Edit existing survey data

Edit from Sent box

A user can edit any survey responses that were initially sent from their own device through the Sent box in the Survey123 field app.

  1. On the Survey page, click Sent to access the list view of sent items.
  2. Select the record that you want to edit.

    A message box appears asking if you want to edit the current record, or copy it as a new response.

    Message displayed when selecting a sent survey

  3. In this case, select to Edit the survey.

    The survey opens with all answers from the initial record filled in.

  4. Make your changes.

    Note:
    Currently, you cannot edit pictures or repeats.

  5. When you're finished editing, send your data as normal.

Your survey record has been edited.

Edit from Inbox

Before you can edit existing survey data, the functionality must be allowed for the survey. For information on how to do this, see Prepare for editing existing survey data.

  1. On the Survey page, click Inbox to access the list view of records in the feature service.

    This is only available if it has been enabled in Survey123 Connect.

  2. Select the Refresh button to download and display the available records.
  3. Find the record you want to edit either through browsing the survey data or searching the map view.
  4. You can filter the records that appear in the list view by using the map view, zooming into a subset of features, and selecting Refresh. The list view updates to only show features that exist within the extent.
  5. Select the record you want to edit.

    The survey opens with all the answers from the record filled in.

  6. Make your changes, and send your data as normal once editing is done.

    Note:
    Currently, you cannot edit attachments.

Your survey record has been edited.