The following instructions allow to report tourism and cultural Points Of Interest (POIs) within the PoliCrowd application.

Download from Google Play ( the ODK Collect application and install it on an Android device.

Open the application and press the device Options button. Select General Settings and, in the next menu, set the following options: 



From the main page of the application, select Get Blank Form in order to connect to the server. Log in using the assigned username and password and press OK. In the next page, you can see the list of the form templates which are currently available on the server. Check the Point Of Interest one and press Get Selected in order to download the form on your device. A message will confirm the success of the operation, which requires an active Internet connection.



From the main page of the application, select now Fill Blank Form. In the next page, among the available form templates select Point Of Interest. In this way, you will access the starting page of the questionnaire for reporting tourism and cultural POIs.



Provide answers to each step of the questionnaire, which also gives some instructions on how to deal with each specific request. Required details about the POI to be reported are: the date of the report, the type of user, the type of POI, the sub-classification of POI, the name of the POI, a description of the POI, the position of the POI and a picture of the POI.




Providing an answer is mandatory for all the questions, with the exception of the one asking for the POI description. At any time during the questionnaire, it is possible to switch the language from/to English, Italian and Spanish. To do so, press the device Options button and select Change Language, then choose your preferred language. At the end of the questionnaire, give a name to your report and press Save Form and Exit. The questionnaire can be compiled also without an active Internet connection.



The compiled questionnaire has now been saved, but still not be sent to the server. It is possible to further modify it, selecting Edit Saved Form from the main page of the application. Select then the saved form you wish to edit in order to access the previous questionnaire and modify your answers.



When you are satisfied about the answers to the questionnaire, you are ready to submit your report to the server. From the main page of the application, select Send Finalized Form. In the next page, select the finalized form you wish to submit and press Send Selected. This step requires an active Internet connection.



Submitted reports can be viewed both in 3D on PoliCrowd platform and also in 2D by accessing one of these Web pages (recommended browsers are Firefox and Chrome):