Sign up for a CommCare account here. If you're exploring CommCare for use at your organization, request a free trial of the full CommCare platform.
Alternatively, if you're just starting to explore data collection on your own, you also have the option to create a free account on our Community plan—a limited version of CommCare designed to give you a feel for our platform.
2. Add an application
Go to the Applications section of your CommCareHQ project space and try following the Beginner Tutorial to build a basic app.
3. Create a Mobile Worker account
Go to the Users section of CommCareHQ to create a mobile worker account. Detailed instructions are available at Create and Manage CommCare Mobile Workers. You will use this mobile worker account to log into your application.
4. Install your Application on a Phone or Tablet
Once you have built a form or copied an application from the Exchange you can download it to a mobile device - we suggest using an Android phone or tablet.
CommCare has different software plans to meet your specific needs, from the number of users you'll need to the feature set your project requires. Details about these plans are available on our website.
Dimagi, the company that creates CommCare, also offers Implementation Services. Details about these services are also available on the Services page of our website.
Join the CommCare User Community
There are hundreds of CommCare users all over the world. Want to get connected with people in your area, or ask questions? Join the CommCare Forum.
Are you a techie and want to connect with developers that are using or working on CommCare? Navigate to the CommCare Forum and follow the "Developers" category!
CommCare Help Site
You are currently on the CommCare Help Site - this website is Dimagi's main knowledge base and is full of tutorials, documentation, and useful links. Whenever you have a question about CommCare, this is the place to start!