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How to check message dispatch status in appium?

I'm testing a chat application with Appium. For each message there is three status Server sent Received Read How can I check the status in Appium? and I need to take screenshots form the receiver ...
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Flutter driver handle minimalized application

I am making some testing scenarios for my flutter application. One of the functionalities is "About us" section. When tapping on "About Us" user is redirected to the web page and ...
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How to automate testing of Zebra TC75X barcode scanner?

I would like to implement test automation for an app running on a Zebra TC75X device (Android OS). The tricky part is the integrated barcode scanner. The device has a hardware button to trigger a ...
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Export and Import test data from iOS/Android

So I am fairly new to mobile device testing and right now I am working on testing a mobile application which runs on both Android and iOS, both of which are built using the respective platform's ...
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How to validate toast message in Android using Appium Python?

How to validate toast message in Android using Appium Python? Since pop-up message comes and disappears, what will be the best way to validate them?
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Appium - The process did not start within 30000ms

I am using Appuim with automation "Espresso" with following devices capabilities: { "udid": "xxxxx", "deviceName": "xxxx", "platformName&...
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Discriminating between two identical elements when they are both “displayed” and “enabled” but only one is actually visible

I am currently automating tests for a native app and I have some issues with "ghosts" elements. By "ghosts elements" I mean elements that are in the code and technically on the ...
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Testing android app build with react native for devices that use Zawgyi encoding instead of Unicode

How to test a Zawgyi encoding based phone? Are there any simulators out there ? Developers say they are using embedded font in android app but how to cross verify that for all screens? Also for ...
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Android parallel testing with Selenium Grid and Docker

I know that this topic was brought up many times, but still I cannot get it. I have the following docker-compose file: version: '2' services: # Selenium hub selenium_hub: image: selenium/hub ...
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Appium :Click on capture image button of inbuilt camera in mobile app. is it possible?

Appium(Android) :Click on capture image button of inbuilt camera in mobile app. is it possible?
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Appium(Android Mobile) : Click button using X Y coordinate(if can't find ID or Xpath)?

Appium(Android Mobile) : Click button using X Y coordinate(if can't find ID or Xpath)?
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How do you test app translations with pseudolocales on mobile Samsung devices?

Our client is trying to test the app we've been building for them on a couple of Samsung Galaxy devices (S9, S8 and S7). The problem is that they can't find the option to add English (XA) in the ...
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Can't find the element of a toast message because it disappears immediately

I am trying to add an assertion on the shown toast message in my scenario, Is there a way to stop the screen to find the element of a toast message?
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How to fix No internet/Internet not working for android emulator on windows 10?

Issue I am facing : I have created new AVD from Android Studio (AVD Manager) but the emulator does not have internet. I tried opening www.google.com still "No Internet Connection" displayed. If ...
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React-native & Appium: is there a way to run tests without rebuilding the app?

I have set up e2e tests for my React-native app with Appium. I'm able to launch them, but for every change I make I need to rebuild the app. Isn't it possible to run the tests on the application ...
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There is a way to identify font type in an Android app? (Python, Appium)

Here is the deal: i'm testing an android app and the client wants us to test font types, sizes and colors. Using Appium's explorer i'm able to see the objects properties (such us: text, enabled, etc) ...
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Appium finding an element that need to be scrolled into view

I am testing a mobile application using Appium + Selenium + Java. I have a page who contains several elements with the following ids: field_1 field_2 field_3 bouton_1 When I open the page. The ...
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Nested explicit wait does not work in Appium

For example, I'm sending a message. While it's being sent to the recipient it has the resource-id "pending_indicator". When it is delivered, it has the resource-id "delivered_indicator". So, I'm ...
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Find element within another element using explicit wait

I have the following code: List<MobileElement> messages = driver.findElements (By.id ("body_bubble")); //find all messages MobileElement lastMessage = messages.get (messages.size () - 1); //get ...
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Count all elements with the specific resource ID on the scrollable view

Here is the question. How can I count all the elements with the resource ID body_bubble on a scrollable view ? When I use the driver.findElements (By.id ("body_bubble")).size() method, it gets only ...
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Cannot find an element with Xpath in Appium

I'm new to Appium. Sorry if the question is duplicated, but I did not find the solution. I have a problem - I cannot locate an element using Xpath, but I have no problems locating it using the ID ...
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Mobile Device with custom Bluetooth Devices

We are currently looking for a mobile test solution for our latest product. Since the application is not standalone but works via a Bluetooth connection to embedded hardware (smart textile) we are ...
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How to always allow access to phone data automatically for USB connection of Android 8? [closed]

I have a testing mobile device Galaxy J5 Prime with Android version 8.0.0 and Samsung Experience version 9.0 I often have to plug in and plug out this device through USB connection and every time I ...
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Best practices for testing for poor connection and offline support?

I am building an android app to be used in rural areas (Saharan Africa, waaaay off the grid). The mobile app pulls down maps and map info from a server, uses the data, creates some new data (takes ...
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Locator strategy for list view elements in Android app

I am automating a calendar feature in an Android app using Appium. The developers have set content-desc for us to be used as accessibility ids. For simple elements like buttons it works like a charm. ...
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Samsung Internet on Emulated AVD wont install

We wish to be able to test Samsung Internet with Appium but are not able to install Samsung Internet on an AVD created by Android Studio. Does anyone know how to install this or know of any other way ...
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When I run my appium script I am getting error “TypeError [ERR_INVALID_ARG_TYPE]”which I am not able to understand

I wrote a script to automate my app using appium with java-script(nodejs), but when I run it I am getting error. This is the code which I have written. var webdriverio = require('webdriverio'); var ...
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Is there any way to monitor the stats of an Android application?

Let's say I've installed an app on my Android phone and I'm using it. Is there any way I could monitor the various activity that the app is doing on the phone and gather stats around it? I'm talking ...
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How to read logcat continuously and write into the internal storage file? [closed]

Reading logcat continuously and write into the internal storage for this i tried the below code. public class LogCatTask extends AsyncTask<Void, String, Void> { public AtomicBoolean run = ...
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Not able to scroll to specific element in Msite - Chrome browser - Appium

I have implemented scroll in mobile device with appium. Whenever I am scrolling to some element it is not scrolling properly. Tried with fixed scroll points as well. Here problem is I have small , ...
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Android studio emulator problem

When I try to start my emulator I receive the following: 20:09 adb server version (32) doesn't match this client (39); killing... 20:09 could not read ok from ADB Server 20:09 * failed to ...
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Differences between Android emulators / iOS simulator and real devices for mobile web testing

Are there any differences for mobile web (not native App, not hybrid) testing between emulators/simulators and real devices? There are different 3rd party sites under test that contain our custom in-...
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How to notify customers an Android app will stop working after upgrading to Android 8 [closed]

I am a mobile application tester who works in the R&D area of the premium German car company. How would you deal with the situation where your app stops working on the primary target device after ...
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How to test that a link from the app opens up in chrome browser using espresso

I have an app in which users can search for a text and it will populate the related repositories from Github based on that text/search term.I want to write an espresso test to verify that when user ...
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How to write test cases of an application which has almost same functionalities on its web and mobile app(ios + android)

I am currently testing a chat application which is for both web and mobile devices. I have created test cases of a module for web application in Zephyr for Jira. Now I am a bit confused. Should I ...
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How do we perform installation testing of a native Android app on different devices

We have one Android app which is live as well. So far we have some device in the company (around 3-4) and we have tested the app (installation and full functionality) over them and all working fine. ...
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Unable to launch uiautomator in mac terminal

I am unable to launch uiautomator through mac terminal. I get the below error when I typed Android or Uiautomator in the terminal, or click uiautomator from tool folder. ERROR Djava.ext.dirs=/Users/...
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GUI Automation testing framework for android games

Is there any test framework which supports android games? I have used UiAutomator2.0 for GUI automation test, but for some games, it is unable to capture screen.
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How can i write automation code in appium to test facebook login by mobile app? [closed]

I have an Android mobile app. which provides facility to login in this app using Facebook but while automating this page, I'm not able to tap continue button which comes after entering username and ...
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Testing an Android App on different phone models and Android versions

I have an Android app. Occasionally, some user reports an issue that is reproducible only on their particular phone/OS version combination. I cannot possibly get all phone models to try and reproduce ...
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Android: testing location on device cloud

Is there any mobile cloud testing service for Android offering enhanced location capabilities? My requirements are: Playback of recorded GPS/location data GPS data needs to be provided as 'real' data,...
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how to scroll layout in appium?

I have below code : MobileElement mb = (MobileElement)configuration.driver.findElement(By.className("android.widget.ScrollView")); JavascriptExecutor js = (JavascriptExecutor)configuration.driver; ...
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How can I test iOS & Android mobile applications using Microsoft Visual Studio?

Here I have some test cases on Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), and those test case I have to execute on a real iPhone device but when I use Run & Record test of MTM to execute test cases its record ...
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Automation tool for mobile application(IOS and Android)

Which testing tools are currently used for mobile application testing for both IOS application or Android application? What skills are required for mobile application testing automation?
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Showing error - “Returned value cannot be converted to WebElement: {ELEMENT=1} ” in appium using java

I have below configurations : Javaclient : java-client-5.0.2 Selenium : 3.0.1 Java : 144 Appium v1.4.16 This is my code : package com.metatag.poc; import io.appium.java_client.MobileElement; import ...
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What is the difference among App CPU, System CPU and User CPU

What is the difference between App CPU, System CPU and User CPU? I am testing a mobile app and I found these 3 terms, but I could not get an exact answer anywhere.
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How to handle browser language notification in android using appium?

I was trying to automate a website which is in german. But when I run the test on android device using chrome browser, language translator notification appears. Can anyone let me know how to handle ...
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How to create android Emulator using command line

I have done it using Android studio On android professional site commands are not clearly mentioned There is lot of confusion Below is the following command: android create avd -n -t --skin ...
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How to extract adb dumpsys response for validation?

I need to validate few status of the android device. Can any one let me know how to extract the information from adb dumpsys and validate the responses using Java. Your help is much appreciated. Ex: '...
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How can i get GPS current status in Appium

I do some testing with appium with ad Android Application. I want to know if i can get gps current status, if gps is in use in that instant or not. I don't want know if gps is enable or disable.