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Is field maps replacing Survey123?

Is field maps replacing Survey123?

Did you spot the apps that Field Apps won’t ultimately replace? Survey123 and Quickcapture support distinct styles of data capture and will continue as separate apps. Field Maps will support app linking, like the other field apps, so workflows that include Survey123 or QuickCapture will still work.

What is Esri and GIS?

A geographic information system (GIS) is a system that creates, manages, analyzes, and maps all types of data. GIS connects data to a map, integrating location data (where things are) with all types of descriptive information (what things are like there).

How do I install Esri field maps?


  1. In a browser, sign in to your organization and open the Field Maps web app from the app launcher in ArcGIS Online or the app launcher in ArcGIS Enterprise.
  2. Click the map card to start configuring the map.
  3. Click Content.
  4. Click Add layers.
  5. Use Search to find layers you want to add to your map.

What is Esri used for?

ArcGIS is geospatial software to view, edit, manage and analyze geographic data. Esri develops ArcGIS for mapping on desktop, mobile, and web. Their motto is “Science of Where”. As such, the focus for ArcGIS is on location intelligence and analytics.

What is Esri platform?

Esri’s ArcGIS Platform brings market-leading location services to you as a platform as a service (PaaS). Integrate location into your apps and business systems with the most comprehensive and high-quality set of location services, data, and mapping tools available.

How do you collect data from a field map?

At your location with GPS averaging

  1. Enable GPS averaging in the settings in Field Maps.
  2. Open the map of your assets or observations.
  3. Tap Add .
  4. Choose the type of asset or observation to capture.
  5. If you need to update the location, tap Start averaging (for single places) or Update selected point (in the Overflow menu.

How do you set up a field map?

In the app launcher, click Field Maps.

  1. The Maps page opens, displaying maps you own.
  2. Click Content to open the Content page.
  3. Next, you’ll configure the settings for the map.
  4. Finally, you’ll share the map so mobile workers can access it in the Field Maps mobile app.