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Suggest some Android and iPhone mobile app automation tools [closed]

Please suggest me tools for Android and iPhone app automation testing. I have searched some, like - Appium, Calabash, MonkeyTalk, Selendroid, Robotium, etc. But, I am confused to choose any one. ...
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Automation Java - Android - How to get items from a ListView?

I'm trying to get the items from a ListView so I can compare them with of expected results. The thing is that I can't figure out how to get those Elements. I'm also the developer of the App, so I'm ...
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Instrumented testing of Android Widget fails

When I try to run my Android instrumented on Google Cloud Platform I get the error "Your test artifact is not an android artifact!". My app is a Widget and I wonder if that's the reason? It works ...
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How do I continuously stream Logcat data from a usb connected device to a file on PC until I decide to disconnect or stop testing?

I used to use the the GUI version of logcat via DDMS for getting Adb logcat info from Android Studio (or monitor.exe from SDK tools), but found it too distracting while trying to test. I would have ...
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how to test Android appplication in LoadRunner?

I am using Load Runner for Calculating Response time on Web pages. Now, i am planning to test Android applications through Load Runner. I have tried by using TruClient but i cant connect to Server ...
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Tools for mobile web services, rest api testing

I am looking for some tools for testing the background rest API and web services for mobile application based on android as well as iPhone.
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Testing in other languages on an Android device with cellular capabilities

I feel like I'm chasing my tail on this one, but I need to be able to test in languages not listed under Settings > Language & Input > Language. I've spoken with Samsung & Motorola and they ...
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An unknown server-side error occurred while processing the command while swipe

I get the following Exception using appium An unknown server-side error occurred while processing the command. when i run this code driver.Swipe(loc1.X, loc1.Y, loc1.X - 110, loc1.Y, 2000); I use ...
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How to swipe specific element using appium?

I have list of elements of specific type, I want to swipe one of this element right or left, How i can do this using appium ? I know i can use driver.Swipe(); to swipe in appium but how to use to ...
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How can I get the android window size using Java as programming language? [closed]

How to detect the screen size for different android phones? I want the coordinate values like startx, starty, endx, endy. With that I can use the swipe method which takes these coordinates as ...
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how to compare my app battery usage to other apps usage?

I have built a navigation app (android and iOS) I want to automatically\manually test its battery consumption while navigating from A to B. And compare it to the battery consumption of external apps ...
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I am looking for an application to test hybrid mobile application for android/IOS [closed]

Any opensource application is available for to test hybrid application?
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what is the advantage of using roboectric for android UT over espresso?

I'm new to android testing. I have read espresso is more UI based framework and robolectric is a UT framework. I want to add UT to existing android project with espresso framework in use already. ...
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Unable to record Android native app requests in jmeter

I have followed the steps given in article http://www.testingdiaries.com/mobile-performance-testing-record-script-jmeter/ I set manual proxy in phone and started the recorder but none of my requests ...
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Any open source tool for recording android mobile user interaction with playback like selenium IDE for web?

I am looking for a tool to automate a few steps in android mobile on UI level like enable Mobile data/wifi, Download an app from play store, Sign in to google account, Download an apk using mobile ...
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Can Appium be used to test code coverage with Jococo for android?

Is it possible to get code coverage of my android app using jococo and appium? From what I understand, Appium takes the built apk and uses that for running the tests. So, is there any way around this ...
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Android Quality Assurance Tool for Android

As a part of my class project I need to implement UI testing and QA testing on my sample android app which I have developed in Eclipse a while ago. I am thinking to run the Robotium as part of UI ...
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How do you handle your automation deadlines if Appium/iOS/Android versions keeps updating and these updates have issues?

How do you handle your automation deadlines if Appium/iOS/Android versions keeps updating and these updates have issues? Do you test with the old versions for your deadlines or test with the updated ...
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Android App api testing with mock

Currently, I ran into a situation where we are having constant Backend/API issues and because of the same, I can't continue with the testing. I was wondering if it is somehow possible to use a server ...
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Unable to perform the actions on already installed app in android

I am trying to execute code as shown below. But the error prompted is [org.openqa.selenium.SessionNotCreatedException:]A new session could not be created. (No app set; either start appium with --app ...
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How to install an app in the Android SDK emulator

I am working on android automation testing. I need to install some .apk files in an emulator. So I have a few questions like: Where should I get the .apk file? How do I install the .apk file?
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What language is required when learning Selendroid?

I want to learn Selendroid. I do not know what language I need to know before starting with selendroid. I know selenium using Java. For selendroid, do I have to learn android?
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Test suite, Test plan, Test cases for Android application

I have been asked to learn about Test Plan, Test Suite, Black Box Testing, Test Cases. Can anyone guide me in which order should I start learning? And also what are the necessary test cases for ...
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Selendroid Selenium grid android test couldn't find element

Is it possible to do a parallel test of android native apps with Selendroid and Selenium Grid? If yes, kindly give a code snippet. I am trying to run a test on 2 android devices. Though, being in the ...
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Android Studio and Appium

I am trying to learn Appium for a new project. I read through the manuals and the official documentation and I have one question. Most of the tutorials seem to focus on Eclipse + Android SDK ...
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Automated testing for mobile applications

I am looking for an application like selenium but for mobile devices such as android/IOS would anyone have any applications that would suit this description?
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Measure resource intensive actions in a mobile application

While testing a new mobile application we were tasked to analyse performance. We already did some load testing at the backend. However, now we would like to see which API calls take the longest to ...
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Define different cases of Android test cases and ios test cases in same application

I have to write first time ios app test cases. I don't understand the different cases between android application and ios application of the same application. I know functionality-wise both are the ...
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How to locate or write Xpath for an element of an Hybrid app which has only class and no other attribute

I am new to mobile automation and Appium and unable to find a way to get xpath or locate an element, getting following node details in uiautomatorviewer: index:0 text: resourceid: class: ...
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how to run monkeytalk recorded scripts in multiple times?

We are using eclipse luna 4.4.1, adb is installed on linux system to test android app. I have recorded a monkeytalk script. So my question is how to run that monkeytalk recorded script in 500 times. ...
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Is it possible to use Appium to install a second APK?

First a little disclaimer, I'm not an automator, but I'm trying to learn. I'm trying to maintain code that someone else wrote. We are using Appium capabilities to launch the APK under test on an ...
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Using MonkeyTalk to test android app, the record button stays disabled

I am unable to record in MonkeyTalk, the record button stays disabled I took the following steps: Created a sample android project in eclipse Created libs folder in the android project and copied ...
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Testing mobile apps on power users' device

Some applications are resource intensive, example using location, accelerator, web services and running constantly in the background. Such apps tend to behave differently on test devices that are ...
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Error when installing appium through npm in ubuntu

I've been trying to set up appium to run android tests in an ubuntu machine. Here what i did so far: Set up JRE and JDK (and set system variables); Installed node.js/npm without using sudo; ...
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Hybrid app automation using appium with selenium

I trying to automate a hybrid app using the appium-selenium setup. I facing problem in getting the object properties. I am using ui automator to identify elements but it is unable to do the job. It ...
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Evolution of Android testing methods [closed]

I'm doing a research on Android testing methods and their evolution in time. Could someone point me in the right direction (recent articles, books) I'm finding a lot of material surfing blindly but ...
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Android App testing with appium

I am testing android app using appium. Everything is working fine but I want to know as tester that how can I get below parameters of APK : 1 - app-package 2 - app-activity If you are using appium ...
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Selendroid: Unable to launch selendroid.shows following error

I have tried to start selenium using following code to relevant path on cmd prompt: java -jar selendroid-standalone-0.14.0-with-dependencies.jar -app selendroid-test-app-0.14.0.apk but i am ...
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Ideas of load testing Android Push server side application

We are building server side GCM and ApplePush application. And I need any ideas on how to perform load testing of our server against GCM and real devices. Sure, I can get 10 or 20 android phones and ...
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Not able to click on deivce Menu button using appium in android

I am working on automation of mobile native app using Appium in Java language. I want to click on device Menu button. Method 1: JavascriptExecutor js = (JavascriptExecutor) driver; ...
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how to develop testing tool for android?

I am very new to mobile testing. I do not have any knowledge of creating test tool for mobile application. I want to create a test tool for Android 2.3 and above. Can anyone describe how to make ...
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Connect selendroid with Genymotion

I have been working using selendroid to test android app. Code is running fine but thing is default android virtual devices are too slow. So I would like to call genymotion virtual device instead of ...
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How to post a Utest project?

We have an android app that we have to do a little bit of usability testing/beta testing.All I have found about Utest.com is you can sign up and work on projects, but I was unable to find how to post ...
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Selendroid: Camera click Element ID

I want to know what is the capture button element id in the view finder of the camera in slendroid. I am not able to inspect it
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Is it possible to use Selenium's RemoteWebDriver and Appium's AppiumDriver in parallel?

I tried asking this on StackOverflow but unfortunately I couldn't find a solution to this there. Then I learned about SQA StackExchange so I thought I'd try here too. I'm trying to write some test ...
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How does one measure pixel width on mobile devices?

I have a question about running fit and finish testing on mobile devices. For checking designs, the test usually involves measuring the pixel width of on-screen elements for webpages or native apps on ...
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How do I setup and learn the use of Selendroid for Android testing

I am a manual tester with knowledge in selenium webdriver but as I see that selendriod came in for mobile app testing. My question is What would be the best place from where anyone can learn ...
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Mobile application testing

I am new to "Mobile application testing" and I googled and got appium and selandroid. I want to learn mobile application testing and I have experience selenium webdriver with java. Queries are: I ...
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Authentic Testing of Mobile Website

I'm currently on a project in which we've set up a test infrastructure for automated regression testing of the customer's website (that is, the desktop and mobile versions thereof). My question ...
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Android JUnit With Varying Network Conditions

I have written a suite of tests for our company's Android app using Android JUnit and Robotium. I have written a Utility that can enable and disable networking for a device. My Question is: "Is ...