Guide: Signature Question on Collect

Creating a signature question on Collect? Here is everything you should know about it — creating it, answering it, etc.

If you want to record a respondent's signature in a survey, you can use the signature question on Collect. It allows people to sign on the screen of their mobile devices. In this article, we will discuss:

  • How to create a signature question on Collect web
  • How to answer a signature question on Collect app

A. Creating a Signature Question

A signature question has multiple elements like question title, question keyword, help content, choice options, option codes, and some validations and settings. To understand them better, we will take a sample choice question and create it on Collect.

Example: In an education audit, we want to record teacher's signatures for the audit of every class. For this, we will add a signature question in the survey. It will look like the image below.

Signature Screenly

To create this question on the Collect web dashboard, we will add the following details:

  • Question Title: "Please add your signature below:"
  • Mandatory Question: Yes (Check-marked)
  • Question Keyword: "sign"
  • Question help content: "Scribble on the screen."

Video Tutorial:

You can watch the video below to learn how to create a signature question on Collect. Please use the full screen mode to view it clearly.

Signature Video

B. Answering a Signature Question

When you open this question on the Collect app, it will look like the image below. To answer the question:

Step 1. Go to the signature question and tap on it. A screen will pop up where you can draw.
Step 2. Scribble your signature on the screen.
Step 3. If you have answered all other questions, click on "Submit" to submit the complete response.

Signature App


In addition to signature question, Collect supports 27 other question types like image, location, signature, etc. You can read more about them in this detailed guide.

Help and Support:

Need any help or have some questions? Just drop us an email at and we will get right back.