Issues related to testing on mobile devices (smartphones, tablets).

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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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Locating android app element by xpath for hybrid app

For any hybrid android app automation, let's say for login module which includes username, password and login button app elements, can we locate these elements by xpath using class and index ...
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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 iOS app that reads emails, takes info from them and then displays that on the device in form of cards?

I'll be testing an iOS app that reads emails from shopping websites and then corresponding cards are generated on the iOS devices. Any idea what could be the edge cases for such type of functionality. ...
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Integration of STB tester with appium

I want to integrate STB tester with Appium so that I can automate video validation test cases of my app. Could anyone give me some tips where to start? I have setup STB tester and Appium. What steps ...
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Unable to open Safari app on iPhone simulator while running Selenium test using ios-driver

I am trying to automate mobile web testing using ios-driver. The safari browser does not open even though the simulator launches. The configuration as shown on terminal by running the command java ...
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Test whether SMS are received by customers

We send SMS to customers in multiple countries (several countries in Europe, US, Australia). Our customers use different mobile networks in their respective countries. How can we test that our SMS ...
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The company I work for have provided me with money to spend on training ? Need ideas on what to spend on to help further my QA career!

I've been working in QA for a year and a half now, I started of doing manual testing and then I've moved on to QA automation and or been using Ruby + selenium webdriver + page object model + page ...
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What are some tools for testing Mobile web apps?

I'm thinking along the lines of a Firebug for the iPhone/iPad/Android/BB that can truly give more insight on the markup/scripts. Even when testing on the simulator/device, it's hard to truly simulate ...
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How can I simulate the connection of multiple devices at once?

I have a client that's developing a system that allows any user within range to connect and use the service. A router will be on-site and allow anybody within range to connect via WiFi. A virtual ...
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Can you get paid for reporting multiple bugs for a mobile app? [closed]

So I'm taking a QA course for my undergrad degree and we had to choose an app to test that we haven't used before. We already found several major bugs in the app and was wondering if the mobile app ...
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Triggering Appium testing scripts in IOS/Android

I am new to mobile automation. I need to know the ways we can achieve triggering automation scripts. Need to trigger my testing scripts when mobile OS is upgraded. Need to trigger my testing scripts ...
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Unable to open the specified URL on a real device while running Selenium tests using ios-driver

I am trying to automate mobile web testing using ios-driver on an iPhone 6 plus (real device). The Safari browser opens but the specified URL (google.com in this case) is not opened (i.e. only ...
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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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Potential of Xamarin Test Cloud as a replacement to Protractor/Selenium?

I am looking into Xamarin Test Cloud for a C# based all-solution UI testing framework for all of our applications. I haven't really seen the feasibility or discussions on what the advantages of each ...
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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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Which tools can automate remote control functionality from web to mobile devices

I have application like to control mobile devices remotely from Web. My Requirement is: 1. Login to the webpage (WPF app) 2. Enter Phone Number in the search field on launched webpage & ...
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Testing mobile application based on GPS

We developed application based on GPS, google maps and location, now we make localization and I should test how our application will work in China. Any tips? My location is in Israel... How can I ...
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hybrid app automation using appium - device hangs

I have been trying to automate an android mobile app (hybrid) for a few days using appium in a real mobile device. My script is just to launch the app. The script works and app gets launched but the ...
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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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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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Multi-platform testing | What PageObject approach to use?

When developing multi-platform test framework (e.g. mobile-focused) there can be several ways to use PageObject pattern. For instance, platforms can be separated at least: at the level of locators ...
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What is a good mobile application testing training plan? [closed]

As per my understanding, I have created following training plan. Please review and let me know if I'm missing something or anything needs to be update? Topics Introduction to Mobile Testing What is ...
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Can Protractor tests be run in a mobile device and How?

I have seen that Protractor tests can be run with a Mobile Setup as described in Protractor Documentation, but this means you are running the tests on emulators. What I would like to accomplish is ...
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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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What test recorders are available for mobile app testing?

I'm looking for test recorder that help me with mobile app testing (Android, iOS, Windows Phone/Mobile). So far, I have found the following. Xamarin Test Recorder, still under development Ranorex ...
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Are there any tools to test font size and font family mobile application?

In my project, I need to test mobile app for font size, font family. Are there any tools to help with that? Like: DOM,fire bug I's also like to know if there is any automation tool for mobile ...
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How to do performance/load testing of a mobile App?

Is it useful to do separate load testing on a mobile App? I mean a mobile App is just a light weight client/viewer (like a browser) which internally calls some services/web API's. So, can we say load ...
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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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Appium: How to find installed app's package name and its main Activity in Appium?

I am doing mobile application automation testing using appium and in that following things are must: WebDriver wd; File app=new File("Path\\to\\WhatsApp.apk"); DesiredCapabilities dc=new ...
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How to test battery consumption of mobile app?

I want to test mobile app battery consumption on android. I am new to this. Is there anyone who can guide me about this?
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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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Force 3G connection for iPhone? [closed]

I need to do some testing on 3G for a client and I have found no other way to do so without standing in the elevator. To avoid that, is there any way to force my iPhones to stay connected on 3G only? ...
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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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Trainings about mobile app testing

I'm not familiar with trainings about testing because I learned everything my own, but there are - I have - options to attend on different trainings, especially about mobile app testing. Do you know ...
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Unable to Locate Elements through Automator Viewer on Login Pop-up Box

I am working on a mobile project, but I got stuck with it, as I cannot Locate any element for this Login pop-up Box through UIAutomator Viewer, the only elements being displayed by the UIAutomator ...
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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 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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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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Which automation tool should be learn for mobile devices? [closed]

I am working as a manual tester.I need to learn automation because my company has mobile application projects in pipeline process. So please suggest which tool should I learn ? Thanks in advance
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Mobile application testing on emulators or devices

Do we have to test on emulators or a real devices for testing mobile applications?
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Mobile testing process: pro vs cons

In my current project, we have started to develop a Mobile app besides the Web-app. So, I'm curious and want to have your advice about : What's the difference between mobile app vs web-app? When ...
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Testcases for mobile apps on different devices

I am developing test-cases for some mobile apps for my organization. Do I need to prepare different test cases for the same application for different devices like iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry? ...
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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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Is there a tool to test Videos in a Mobile App

I am working on a Mobile App project and I am particularly focused on the Video module of it. Scenario I am looking to Automate. is there a open source tool that can do this Scroll Down to the Video ...
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Test Automation for Multiple Environments

Planning to automate testing for Multiple Environments (Desktop, WEB and Mobile). Searching for the most comfortable and cost efficient tool to use. Found some tools: Ranorex, eggPlant, TestComplete ...
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Setup appium for Android on Mac osx 10.8.5

I am new to mobile testing. I want to configure appium for testing android applicaiton on Mac machine. Can someone provide the steps to do. And I want to using with selenium webdriver using Java.
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What are the different things to capture in a test case?

In our Project we have a test case based on Rational Test Manager (RUP Process). This test case includes: description, preconditions, steps and expected results for each step and finally a notes ...
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What tools can be used to automate testing on Windows Phone 8?

What frameworks / tools enable to automate testing on Windows Phone 8 platform? I'm interested in testing of all application types, including Mobile web Native apps Hybrid apps Silverlight apps ...
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What are the available multi platform test tools available for native mobile applications?

I'm trying to push my organisation into more modern ways of testing our mobile software, thus I'm trying to build a list of tools that I can use to present to my line manager and his bosses. By ...