ArcGIS Collector, ArcGIS Explorer, and ArcGIS Tracker were retired on Android and iOS on December 31st, 2021. Their successor is ArcGIS Field Maps, Esri’s all-in-one mobile application for field operations. On November 1st, 2022, these retired applications will be removed from Google Play and the Apple App Store.
What is ArcGIS Field Maps?
ArcGIS Field Maps is an all-in-one mobile application that includes the same functionality as Collector, Tracker, and Explorer—plus many new features and capabilities. For example, the Field Maps web app is a new capability that allows you to configure the maps available to mobile teams, design smart forms, and even choose where location sharing is enabled through the use of Geofences. Find out more on the ArcGIS Field Maps Resources page.
How do I get access to ArcGIS Field Maps?
ArcGIS Field Maps is available to all users. What you can do within ArcGIS Field Maps is defined by user types, roles ,and permissions. This is all detailed in the Field Maps Migration Guide.
What happens if I still use the retired applications?
We advise you to migrate to ArcGIS Field Maps. If you have any of the retired applications currently on your device, they will continue to work but are not supported. You will no longer be able to download the retired applications after Nov 1st. If there is a reason you need access to these applications after they have been removed, please get in touch with your Esri contact.
What is happening with ArcGIS Collector and ArcGIS Explorer on Windows?
ArcGIS Collector and ArcGIS Explorer on Windows are still supported. However, we are looking to make a version of ArcGIS Field Maps available for Windows 11. We are aiming to make an early adopter release available before the end of 2022.
Where can I find out more?
We are hosting a migration webinar on September 27th, 2022 where product experts will demonstrate Field Maps and how to migrate to it.
You can also find out more in our Field Maps Migration Guide and by discussing this with your Esri Contact.