CommCare works on two mobile systems- Android smartphones and J2ME/Java/Nokia-style feature phones. This article provides links to our best practices for procuring and managing such devices for both small- and large-scale projects.

Selecting a Phone

Selecting a Mobile Provider

Maintaining Phones

Keeping Up-to-date

Feature Phones (Java/J2ME/Nokia) 

Main page: CommCare for Feature Phones


Advanced Tools

Android Smartphones (CommCareODK)

Main Page


Advanced Tools

Regional Resources

External Resources

SkillTrain in India-based social enterprise that develops training resources for vocational trainings like mobile phone or other electronics repair. They have videos available on their YouTube channel (in Hindi) that address some basic skills like transferring files between mobile phone and computer, and basic use of smartphones, in addition to advanced mobile repair techniques.