Automatic Time when answering a question

1. What is the problem? Be very detailed.
I would like the application calculate or save a specific time when a question has been answered.
2. What app or server are you using and on what device and operating system? Include version numbers.
I am using ODK Collect v1.25.1
3. What you have you tried to fix the problem?
I have tried to ask people to notice the time (with time) but, data collectors could put whatever they want. This is what I don't want.
4. What steps can we take to reproduce the problem?
5. Anything else we should know or have? If you have a test form or screenshots or logs, attach below.
I would like to know if auto time works or what is the exact syntax?

Hi @Pwsakou welcome to the community! We're glad you're here. When you get a chance, please introduce yourself on this forum thread. I'd also encourage you to add a real picture as your avatar because it helps build community!

Good news! Collect can be configured to log the behavior of enumerators as they navigate through a form. These records should be able to help you get the data you need. Please read through the docs at and then let us know if you have additional questions.

Thank you. I found timestamp. It has been very useful.

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