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Allow Participants to Backtrack

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You must set security on your survey or quiz before you can change the participant experience settings. The available settings depend on which security option you choose.
Enabling backtracking allows participants go back to a previous page and change responses in a survey or quiz that has multiple pages.

Follow the steps below to set the participant experience during the survey or quiz:

  1. StepsActions
  2. From the “Summary” page, click Participant experience. You will move to the “Edit Participant Experience” page.
  3. Under the heading “During the survey/quiz” select the settings Allow backtracking.
  4. Click Save to save your changes and return to the “Summary” page.