Frequently Asked Questions

Building an app is hard work. We'll help answer any questions that you may have.

What’s the difference between building an app for the App Directory and building an app for my team?

Based on your needs, most developers either fall into one bucket or the other. You’ll find a quick rundown of the differences below.

If you’re looking for more info on either camp, visit Creating a Public App or Creating a Private App.

Criteria Public Apps Private Apps
Eligible for the App Directory Yes No
SurveyMonkey account needed by Developer Any Sign In to View Plan
Plan needed to utilize app functionality SurveyMonkey account needs to be an enduser of the app Sign In to View Plan
Who purchases user’s SM accounts End User Developer
How many accounts can access the app Unlimited One SurveyMonkey account or one Team
API call limits* Unlimited 500/day, more available (Contact sales)
Requires approval before launching Yes No

*Please see our API Developer Terms for more guidelines when building with our API.

How do I suggest a feature for the Developer’s Portal?

First off, thanks for taking an interest in improving our API experience! There’s a couple of different ways you can reach out to our team:

Where can I read about the SurveyMonkey API scopes?

Public app developers should understand which scopes they'll need. You can read more about scopes in our API Documentation.

How do I download the actual text responses from my survey?

Visit our SurveyMonkey API documentation to read about this and the other things you can achieve with our endpoints!

How do I purchase more API calls?

If you're building a Private app and think you need a higher API limit you should reach out to our sales team.

How do I revoke an access token?

You can refresh your app's credential in the settings for your app in the developer portal. This will refresh your secret, revoking all access to your app.

Something missing? Reach out to our support team