We are releasing an early beta for v1.25 to let everyone preview increased spacing in selects and confirm that the options are easier to tap on their devices. Another beta with exciting new features will go out in about two weeks.
ODK Collect betas are an opportunity to get community feedback on upcoming releases. If you have an ongoing data collection campaign, we recommend quickly verifying your form on a test device. The release will be delayed until all reported issues are fixed.
Joining the beta program
To join the beta program, find ODK Collect in the Play Store on your device (not in the web browser) and scroll all the way down. Please don't join the beta with a device or account actively used for data collection! In particular, note that joining the beta is account-based. If you use the same Google account across multiple devices, do not join the beta with that account.
Leaving the beta program
You can leave the beta program from the bottom of the Play Store at any time. Once you leave, you will get the next production update when it is released. If you need to go back to the previous production release, uninstall and reinstall the app. Your settings will be reset but your forms will remain (though backups are always recommended).
What to check in this release
Verify that select options in your form are easier to tap.
Select options have been close together to show as many as possible on small screens. ODK Collect users now generally have larger screens and selects close together are hard to tap. v1.25 will follow Android standards for spacing and look like the screenshot on the right:
There will be another beta around December 4th. Thanks to all testers for your help!