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Qualtrics is a powerful online survey tool for building, distributing, and analyzing surveys.

Get Access to Offline Surveys!

As an MSU affiliated student, staff, or faculty, you have access to Qualtrics Offline Surveys. 

In order to use this feature, it must first be enabled for your account. Email to have this feature turned on in your MSU Qualtrics account. Please include your full name and NetID so that you can be identified within our system. 

Qualtrics Offline Surveys

‚ÄčQualtrics Offline Surveys is a new application available for iOS and Android that allows you to administer surveys on your mobile device without an internet connection. Responses can be collected in the field on your mobile device, and then uploaded back into Qualtrics as soon as you have an Internet connection. This app is available for iPad, iPhone, and Android tablets and smartphones running Android 4.0 and later.

Step 1: Download the App

The Qualtrics Offline Surveys App allows you to download and manage your surveys from the Qualtrics Research Suite. Surveys can be stored for offline use and responses can be submitted when an internet connection is available. A valid and qualifying Qualtrics Research Suite account is required.

Step 2: Generate an API Key

Once you have contacted MSU Library to enable to Offline app feature for your Qualtrics account, you will need to generate an API key to connect the app to your Qualtrics account: 

  • Login to Qualtrics via the desktop version and click the person icon in the top right of the screen.
  • Select 'Account Settings' and click 'Qualtrics IDs'.
  • You will see an API bar with a token number. If you do not see a token, select 'Generate Token'.
    • NOTE: do not generate a token if you already have one! 

  • You will copy and paste the API token into the Offline app when you sign in. See the next section for help logging into the Offline app. 

Step 3: Logging into the Offline App

When you first install the app on your device, you will need to sign in. It's important to note that you do not sign in with your NetID. Instead, follow these steps to find your Qualtrics-assigned user name:

  • Login to Qualtrics via the desktop version and click the person icon in the top right of the screen. Select 'Account Settings' and remain in the User Settings tab: 

  • Navigate to the Recent Logins and copy your full username. This is the username that you will copy and paste into the app to sign in. Copy the enitre user ID as well as #montana.

  • Open the Qualtrics app. Triple-tap on the silhoutte to view hidden fields:

  • Enter the username from the above step (make sure you enter the entire username , including #montana). You will also be asked to enter the API key that you generated in your Qualtrics desktop account (you can leave the Datacenter field blank). Use your current NetID password