Mobile survey adjustments

Online survey created with 1KA tool may also be answered via mobile phone. Due to the small screen certain adjustments are necessary for an optimal view of the survey via mobile phone.

Adjustment of 'Table' question type

Some question types are automatically adapted to the mobile mode, if the respondent is accessing a survey via mobile.

When editing a 'Table' question type in the'EDIT' - 'Questionnaire' tab, you have an option for 'Step by step mode' in the 'Advanced' tab on the right side of the answer. If you leave the answer at 'No', the question while answering via mobile phone will be automatically adjusted in the 'horizontal_3' mode, categories will be gradually displayed to the respondent. They will be indicated in a form of a horizontal pagination at the bottom. In addition to 'horizontal_3' form you have 5 additional types of step by step mode that you can see in the example below.

Example of a survey with different forms of step by step answering mode >>

Adjustments of images and questions with input fields on mobile phones

If your survey includes images, they will display by default when answering a survey via mobile devices, namely they adapt to fill a maximum of 90 % of the screen width.

Questions with input field ('Text' and 'Number' question types) will also be automatically adjusted to the mobile survey mode. Input field for entering a response in adjusted in proportion to the screen width.

Adjustment of 'Ranking' question type

If your survey inlcudes 'Ranking' quesion type and ranking type is 'relocation' or 'moving', the question will be automatically adjusted into the 'numbering' ranking type, if the respondent is completing the survey via mobile phone.

Example of a survey with different types of ranking (preview) >> (for comparison see also how ranking types appear in an online version of the survey)

Adjustment of questions with horizontal layout

If your survey includes questions with categories, where layout is set to 'horizontal below question' or 'horizontal beside question', the question will be automatically adjusted into the 'vertical' layout, if the respondent is completing the survey via mobile phone.

Example of a survey wit different layouts of categories >> (for comparison see also how layouts of categories appear in an online version of the survey)

Adjusting questions with inserted video

If you inserted video in the questionnaire, the width of the video will adjust automatically on the 100% of the width of the mobile device. Respondents will be able to see full video, no matter the width of their device they’re using for filling out the questionnaire.

Hiding radio and checkbox buttons

With the type of questions such as 'Category – single answer' and 'Category – multiple answers' there is a extra option 'Hide radio button' or 'Hide checkbox button'. Functionality is recommended for mobile devices, especially when you're using pictures for answers. In this case you can hide this buttons (radio or checkbox buttons), respondents which will be filling out the questionnaire on their mobile device will be able to select picture as answer with the tap on it. It will be easier for them to choose the answer, as it would be selecting 'checkbox' or 'radio' button, where you have to be more precise.

Example survey with hidden radio and checkbox buttons (mobile preview) >>

Adjusting size of radio and checkbox buttons

With question types 'Category - single answer' and 'Category - multiple answers' additional options of changing the size of radio and checkbox buttons is available. This options can be accessed in the tab 'Editing' - 'Design' where in the roulette there is an option 'Selection of checkbox and radio buttons'. There size of buttons can be selected. Minimum size of buttons if 25 x25 px and maximun size is 55 x 55 px. We especially recommend use of this feature when designing surveys for mobile devices.

Example of a Survey with default size of buttons

Example of a survey with modified size of buttons (40 x 40px)

Preview for mobile phone and tablet

You can use the preview to see how the survey will appear on different types of devices (computers, mobile phones or tablets). In addition to basic preview for PC preview, you also have an option to preview survey for mobile phone and tablet. More >>

MOBILE SETTINGS (Possibility to switch off the adjustments for mobile devices)

All of the mentioned adjustments are automatically turned on; this way we can allow optimal display of the questionnaire to those who uses their mobile devices. In tab 'EDIT' – 'Settings' – 'Mobile settings' you can change these adjustments, which we dissuade. When you turn off the mobile adjustments the icon of crossed out mobile phone will appear in menu line on the upper right corner (beside the icon for turning on comments in questionnaire).

I case when 'Mobile friendly' is turned on, you can separately turn off the display of images on mobile phones (if your questionnaire contains pictures that are not suited for mobile devices) and adjust tables on mobile phone.

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