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Image AddedCommConnect Overview

CommCareHQ allows you to setup SMS surveys and reminders. These can be integrated with the data for existing CommCare application or provide a stand-alone SMS system. The overall reminder and survey system is called CommConnect.  

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titleSpecial note about SMS in India

In order to send SMS to an Indian number, that number may need to opt-in to receive SMS. It's a best practice to have each Indian number you want to send sms to follow the opt-in process. Details can be found here: SMS In India

Setup Your Project

  1. Set a Time Zone: Since many reminders are sent at a specific time, its important to specify the time zone for your project.  This can be done through Time Zone Settings.

Configuring Recipients

Both cases and mobile workers need to be configured specially for use with CommConnect. 

  1. Configure a Case for CommConnect
  2. Configure a Mobile Worker for CommConnect

CommConnect Tutorials

  1. Sending a Date-Based Reminder

Configuring Reminders

Set-up Reminders