Can also be described as "interactive testing" - manual testing essentially means tests of any kind where a human is involved in the execution of the test.

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Bandwidth / CPU throttling for manual testing

I have a requirement to manually test the way in which our websites perform across a range of bandwidth and hardware specs. The testing will be manual, as there are a number of subjective factors ...
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Cross Browser Testing for Website built in Angular Material

Hi All My Team is developing website on Angular_Material_Version_1.4, I would like to perform cross browser testing which includes Different Browsers & there version, is there any specific ...
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What strategy should follow for Testing after complete data migration process?

We are migrating our legacy product to new product with database changes. I have following questions : What process should we follow ? What are major risk factors? What if we found blocker or ...
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How can developers be assured that their software is fault free?

For example when creating software for critical real time applications, like those used in aviation, how certain are you that it's going to run without problems? Are you 100% certain or are you >90% ...
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Multilingual iOS app testing

How can I test multilingual iOS app? any tool or methodology please suggest the app I want to test is using three languages, English, Arabic & French
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Cross platform testing with electron apps

I was wondering if anyone had any experiences doing cross platform (windows,mac,linux) testing with electron apps. Did you end up having to host everything yourself or were there any cloud services ...
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Zephyr vs Xray vs TestRail

We are thinking of implementing a test management tool for our test cases which are currently in Excel sheets. So far we have zeroed in on these three tools. Some of the features we are looking for ...
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Importance of test automation experience to advancing in QA departments

I am a test engineer with about 7 years of work experience. I am not an computer science / engineering graduate. I have done a post graduate conversion course that included a good mix of software ...
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How to Record & Filter Load Times for Web Ads in Different Browsers?

I need to be able to record advertisement load times for pretty much any website a client asks me to, on various browsers (Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge, Safari), desktop browsers specifically. I've used ...
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What are some real world examples of Scenario testing?

Please provide some real world examples of performing a scenario test on a web application, desktop software, mobile app or anything. How is a scenario test different from other types of test ...
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How to generate ECDSA certificate using CSR of an MFP from Windows Server 2012 r2?

I am currently working on preparing a test environment using Windows Server 2012 R2. I am generating an ECDSA certificate from AD CS of the server using Certificate Signing request from an MFP device. ...
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What suggestions can people give about creating organized test cases?

Right now my company uses a large excel spreadsheet to create 'tests' for surveys we develop. Each column is one test through the survey. Each field is the answer you should choose. While this ...
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How to test synchronization process with positive & negative test case and test scenario? [closed]

I am using one database synchronization from one platform (php) to another platform (sharepoit) l, but I am confused for which conditions check for synchronization process. which steps follows for ...
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Looking for SQA tutorials in hindi or urdu

I am looking for sqa tutorials in hindi language or in urdu. Tried to search on google, but did not find. If anyone knows, please share here.
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Will doing only Manual testing affect my QA career in the long run?

I test a web application for my clients. I only do the black-box functional testing. I don't do any automation as there are other testers hired for that. I just log defects in a tool manually. Also I ...
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What are some Problem solving techniques that can be used in testing? [closed]

What are some Problem solving techniques that can be used in testing. For example I need to think of all the test ideas to test a module ..administrator module for instance. How can I improve test ...
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what role does requirements play in generating test cases for white box testing?

I'm currently preparing for an exam on software quality assurance. By looking through slides and ISTQB material, I got to the question: "which role the requirements play in white-box testing?" Of ...
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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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Should the test code be written in the same language in which actual code is written

The product I am testing is mostly written in Java. I have to write autonomous code to compare the two outputs(one developed by our dev teams and other by me). Is it good idea to write my code as well ...
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Firefox error while creating proxy change for burp suite

Once I do Firefox manual proxy settings for burp suite, I am unable to run any live sites. How can I run and login from a live site hosted in GoDaddy to do a security test using burp suite?
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What is Scenario Testing and how to create complex test scenario's?

Is there any general approach or methodology to create complex user scenarios for any application or is it completely context-driven. Are there some general test ideas/patterns/strategies to create ...
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SnagIt vs Screenpresso, Which to get Based on specific features found in SnagIt, but not trial version of Screenpresso? [closed]

I am a tester for uTest.com who uses screenshots and screen capture extensively for my test cycles. I used the free trial versions of both Snagit 12 and Screenpresso and am on the fence about which ...
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As a tester, what is the difference between a website developed in different technologies say, java vs php or java vs .net websites? How to test it?

Here is a link which I came across while looking for answers how to develop your website But here, only technologies have been mentioned. How could you discern between different technologies when ...
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Any help about IPP Override

I am a network tester on MFPs and one of my scope is creating an IPP override testing scenario. I have searched the whole internet (exaggeration) but found nothing useful. I need to grasp the idea of ...
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Standard for accessiblity testing

As a Software Engineer I want to create software that contains accessibility for people with disabilities. I've been making modifications so that JAWS correctly reads all the fields in my interface. ...
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Interview questions

I've been given the task of coming up with a tehnical test/interview questions for a tester position within our company. We've never had a dedicated tester before so I have no idea what to ask! All ...
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Tools for test estimations

Are there any tools available to help with estimating the time needed to test an application? This would be manual testing, not automated.
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Test data to test form input fields?

I am testing web based user profiles forms which have multiple fields like input box, radio buttons, checkboxes, combo-boxes, alphanumeric fields etc. what are some good tests that I can run to find ...
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How do I improve my Test Idea generation ability? [duplicate]

I have always tried to improve my test coverage as a black-box tester. Still, I believe that I need to improve my ability to generate practical and highly-usable ideas to test better so that I find ...
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Which was the most challenging and interesting Bug that you ever found? [closed]

Which are some of the most interesting bugs that you as a "Tester" , have found in your career. I want to collect different test ideas(through bugs) so that I can test better. Please share the main ...
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Should finding specific data to test with be included in the test steps

When testing our website, I usually have to find a customer order with which I can test. I do this by running queries against various databases. Once I find the order that will work, I begin the ...
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Description field size limitation

in my application, there is a Description field that the user once he creates a package, can enter some type of description story. Currently that filed is not limited to a specific number of ...
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Test cases with varying parameters [closed]

The test cases that were developed in the past were very high level (basically a summary and no steps) and I am now working on making them more detailed. Many of them have multiple parameters under ...
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Test ideas for testing Reports? [closed]

My web application generates a lot of reports in formats like excel sheet, Csv(comma-separated values), fixed width columns, pdf format, html reports etc based on the parameters I select. There is a ...
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How should a tester deal with a bug found in production?

In my previous project, I was working as a back-box/manual tester. My major responsibilities were performing function testing, executing regression suites, running smoke tests etc. I was testing a ...
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Should we include 'Defect Impact analysis' section in the Bug report?

When a tester logs a new defect/bug, should there be a section on how the Bug impacts the business and how many modules/features it would impact? Is that a good bug reporting practice?
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How should automation scripts run for similar tests with different values?

In manual testing, we create separate tests for a certain function. Example scenario is this: I have 2 radio buttons and a search dropdown. Each of the radio buttons have difference departments listed ...
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Should Testers first discuss a bug with the developers before writing a bug report?

In my previous project, whenever the QA team used to find bugs/defects, they used to communicate the problem/issue to the developer sitting next to them, verbally. In this approach, most of the time, ...
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How to test ACH transactions in a payment/banking application?

I have to test a web-based payment/banking gateway application that would be used by the clients to transfer funds electronically using ACH and Wire transfer. The applications provides cash-management ...
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How to differentiate myself from other Testers in the team? [closed]

I am responsible for testing an enterprise web application, what other things of high value can a tester do to stand out of the crowd. Apart from obvious activities like test data creation, test case ...
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What are the skills need to perform Mobile testing [closed]

Am a fresher and I want to learn testing on mobile platforms. Please help me out in understanding the required skills I need to be well versed in or acquire to perform testing on mobile platforms.
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How to test Waiting/Progress Indicator?

As the title mentioned above, how can we test waiting indicator or progress indicator on a web-page. I have been assigned following task: Apply wait indicator to display on every page. If page ...
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What are some of the best Software Testing Courses for a beginner? [closed]

I am a complete novice in software testing. I want to learn more about black-box/functional testing in general. Which courses(free or paid Text/video courses) could i use to learn better to write test ...
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Approach to write Test scenarios and Test Cases [closed]

My question is if -I write all test scenarios for specific module in one excel sheet with stating number of test cases can be written and another excel sheet for test cases (for specific module) would ...
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What material can help a tester generate more and better ideas? [duplicate]

which domain knowledge other than software engineering can help a tester generate good test ideas? any books , courses, philosophy, theories , puzzles etc.
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Heuristics for creating complex test scenarios?

What are some heuristics to generate test scenarios to test a web application. I don't understand how test scenarios are different from test cases or how to use heuristics to generate them.
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What are some best resources of self study for a beginner black-box tester? [duplicate]

I have just started working as a manual/black-box tester in a QA team. I am currently learning about testing techniques/practices from others. What are some good resources which i can use to make a ...
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Should I fill 'Actual Results' section when a Test cases is pass?

I am a black-box tester. Usually whenever a test fails, I write the reason for its failure under 'Actual results' section of the test case and attach a screenshot/image for evidence. But when a test ...
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Test Ideas for testing a Payment/Banking Application? [closed]

I work on manual/functional testing of a Banking/Payment web application. This application allows cash transfers from many different savings/checking accounts to a central account which corporation ...
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Difference in Web Services & REST/SOAP API from Black-box Tester perspective

I have practically tested web-services/APIs (testing back-end requests of mobile apps, JMeter scripting for a web-application) but when it comes to differentiating between web-services/APIs(REST/SOAP) ...