Close / Terminate / Deactivate Survey - How to? - Security

I don't want respondents to access the Survey. How to deactivate / close a survey?

  • Login » Surveys » Edit » Security
  • Under Quota Control/Disable Survey >> Current Status select Inactive from the drop-down option. Whenever a respondent tries to take the survey, the inactivate message window will be shown.
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  • Click on Change message and key in your custom message. This is the message shown after the survey has been inactivated.
  • Click Save Changes.
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Closing a survey will only restrict access to the survey. This does not affect data or reporting in any way. To activate the survey again, set the Current Status to Active.

Can the survey be deactivated automatically on a certain date?

  • Login » Surveys » Edit » Security
  • Under Quota Control/Disable Survey >> Close Date, select the date when you want the survey to close.
  • Click on Change message and key in your custom message. This is the message shown after the survey has been inactivated.
  • Click Save Changes.
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The date in the Close Date field in MM/DD/YYYY format or select the date by clicking on the calendar icon. The survey will close exactly at 12:00AM PST on the set date. So if you set the date as 10/05/2011, respondents will be able to take the survey until 11:59PM PST on 09/05/2011.

Can I deactivate the survey from the Surveys tab?

Yes you may deactivate the survey from the Surveys tab.

In the Surveys tab, click on Active under Status, and change the status to Closed

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