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Android application testing

I have been working as Android developer and been presenting about Android testing with the main SDK tooling, Robotium and Robolectric and running builds on Hudson. It looks like there is a lot of ...
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Continuous Integration and testing environment and configuration for Android

I am an Android developer but I am not satisfied with my testing and Continuous Integration environment and configuration. Someone could recommend me how to configure the best setup and workflow for ...
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Appium vs. AndroidDriver + IPhoneDriver in Mobile Automation Tests

I have been writing Selenium Browser automated tests and now I would like to begin writing mobile browser automated tests for Android and IPhone. I am deciding between the Appium framework and the ...
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How to test a location based application

Our application is location based. We have tested its main functionality, (using mock locations) and now it is time to test how it reacts on real cases using GPS. So, what are the main limitations ...
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How does one set up a Private By-Invite Beta Site for Android Apps?

We're working on an Android game (a port) for a professional game studio. We have internal QA who've done a great job testing the app on multiple devices but we'd still like to expand feedback more ...
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What the most efficient way of testing cross platform (i.e. iOS and Android) applications?

I work on several projects were the client wants basically the same application implemented in both iOS and Android. At the end of the day, you have to test both - they are distinct pieces of ...
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How do I determine which Android devices to test my application on that will provide the largest coverage with the least amount of handsets?

a new poster here, so I hope I'm posting a good question on-topic. The problem: Android platform is famous for it's saturation and variety. Even if I test my app on 6 different devices (low-end, ...
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how do i make the case to management for QA to get a new android for testing the mobile platform?

right now we only have the Sprint HTC Hero and i feel there is need for a more recent model of android for QA testing our mobile platform so, how do i make the case to management for QA to get a new ...
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How to Force a server error on Android / Iphone platform?

So my question is somewhat simple. I want to test 2 things Error logging Server error page For the web platform it's somewhat easy to do using fiddler or Charles (I'm sure there are plenty other ...
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How to know which tab is currently selected on my Android app, using Calabash?

Our app uses tabs (android.widget.TabWidget). It looks similar to . Using Calabash, how to verify that 'TAB1' is selected in example?
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Experiences with automation of hybrid mobile apps

I am looking into the UI test automation options for hybrid apps (Cordova PhoneGap) on both iOS and Android. So far I still struggle with finding any decent tool. I may consider proprietary product ...
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Running automated tests for Unity apps on iOS/Android devices?

I want to run automated tests for a game that I am developing with Unity. It runs on iOS and Android devices. As a first step we would like to Launch the game on device type X If the game loaded on ...
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Andriod Selenium testing by Python - connecting problem

I'm trying to get the Selenium Android client to run in my emulator: Install SDK Run emulator Install android-server-2.0rc1.apk in the emulator and devices Forward the port by adb forward tcp:8080 ...
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iPhone / Android Emulators for PC that works with apk / ipa files

We have an application coming up, which is a hybrid application developed using Phonegap. This will be available to us as APK and IPA packages. I have been trying Android ADT Emulator, it is painfully ...
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Load testing web service with SoapUI to confirm android app's slowness

The AUT is on Android platform which has experienced slowness or long time loading a section's contents (more than 17s). I can notice the app only has long time loading the first time I enter that ...
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Why session is not created in Bot-Bot?

I'm using Bot-Bot, Android automation testing tool with record and replay features. I was able to start a server, record and play sample APK accompanied with bot. Now I need to test my own APK, so I ...
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how to test mobile application which uses wifi connection?

i am in need to test the application which was working based on the wi-fi signal strength,is it there any application/automation tool to randomize my wifi signal and check for applications ...
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Selenium Webdriver Mobile with Python - AndroidWebdriver4Python installation question

I found this Android webdriver API on github. I already have the Selenium Python client and have written many plain web-based test scripts with it. I have tried asking the git owner, but he has not ...
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Is a web application bug found on the Android emulator more likely than not to be a legitimate bug?

Our company hopes to roll out support for mobile devices this year. We plan to go with a pure-browser solution. I am working on a strategy for testing our web application's mobile support. We will, ...
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How priority of Push Notifications is decided in Android or iOS apps? [closed]

Suppose user has received around 5 notifications for the same app in Notification center/status bar and user tap any of the notification from notification center/status bar without viewing it then: ...
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Mobile app security testing

I am trying to analyze on "what could be done from testing point of view" for testing a mobile app for (ios & Android) on "Application Security level". Here are the points that I wish to consider ...
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Running Selenium Script in Chrome browser in android devices

Can any one suggest me how to do a set up to run selenium scripts in chrome browser of android device. Currently script is running fine in native browser of android device, but the requirement is ...
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Use Android VirtualBox Instead of Emulator for Jenkins

I want to configure my Android Jenkins projects to run a Virtualbox AndroVM instance. I have the Virtualbox/Jenkins plugin but I don't see how to run the the VBox instance in the job, only have ...
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While creating android AVD I am getting following error .Target id is not valid. Use 'android list targets' to get the target ids [closed]

I am using following command to create avd. ./android create avd -n YourAndroid -t 12 -c 100M I have installed all the packages and in the setting I have checked force htpps://..to be fetched ...
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uiautomator for android, path problem

i'm a newbie on linux, android and QA at the same time. following this tutorial: http://developer.android.com/tools/testing/testing_ui.html#sample I came across to this situation: ...
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Is there any App to share android device screen?

We have to give a demo to our team for one of our Android Application. I was searching for an app like AirPlay that will share the screen of my Android device on the HDTV and team will be able to view ...
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Looking for an online mobile testing service

I had come across an online Mobile App testing service that offered their services for $10/hour a few days back. I am now searching all over the internet and can't recollect what their name was. ...
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Android - Monkey throttling not working as specified

I'm using Monkey to stress test one of my company's Android applications. However, the --throttle switch does not seem to work as specified. For example, I set Monkey to inject an input event every ...
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What are 'MUST' test cases to test Push Notification for Android app?

I am testing Android app which has Push Notification functionality. Could anybody tell what are those test cases that must be tested for Push Notifications? Android does NOT have Notification Center ...
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Android / Java Unit-Testing Clarification

While looking up for unit testing for Android applications, I came across a lot of voices over how it is difficult to test-unit an Android app. For example: Dependency issue - why is this a problem ...
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Robotium How to click or enter or select a file in Downloads folder on android device to open options

Robotium How to click or enter or select a file in Downloads folder on android device to open options as (Gallery, Image Gallery, Photos, ...) Here is my code: String filepath = ...
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Running Selenium webdriver scripts in android device (Samsung galaxy tab)-Portrait mode

I have been stuck in an issue while running selenium webdriver script in android device -Portrait mode. Script is running successfully in landscape mode but when we run the same script in android ...
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How to test an SDK built for Android?

My company has an SDK for the Android platform. The SDK sends information to our servers. I need to be able to intercept, interpret, and analyze what the SDK is sending to these servers in terms of ...
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Test scenario for Android porting test

I am new to testing of Android porting. Could you kindly share with me a testing scenario, any reference document or ref. template for such test case? Anything might help. Thanks.