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How To: Hide fields in the ArcGIS Collector app

Summary

When a web map contains feature layers with non-disclosure information, hiding fields in the ArcGIS Collector app is necessary to prevent data collectors from viewing or editing them. This article describes how to hide the fields in the ArcGIS Collector app without deleting them from the web map in ArcGIS Online.

Procedure

  1. Launch ArcGIS Online, and open the web map.
  2. In the Contents pane, browse to the feature layer, click More Options Image of the More Options button, and click Configure Pop-up.
  3. In the Configure Pop-up pane, click Configure Attributes under Pop-up Contents.
Image of the Configure Pop-up pane
  1. In the Configure Attributes window, uncheck the check box under the Display column of the field to hide it. Click OK.
Image of the Configure Attribute window
Note:
If only the check box under the Edit column is checked, the fields remain hidden and are only visible when editing data in the ArcGIS Collector app. Uncheck the check boxes under the Display and Edit columns to hide the fields of editable feature layers when viewing or editing data in the ArcGIS Collector app. 
  1. In the Configure Pop-up pane, click OK.
  2. Save the web map.

The image below shows the NAME field is hidden in the pop-up when viewing the feature layer in the ArcGIS Collector app.

The NAME field is hidden

Related Information

Last Published: 8/7/2020

Article ID: 000023418

Software: ArcGIS Collector (Android) 20.2.1, 20.2.0, 20.1.0