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Questions tagged [manual-testing]

Can also be described as "interactive testing" - used for any question involving testing performed by humans or with human intervention.

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How to distinguish known issues from real misses and communicate both to management

As am I working in a small firm, there is no QA manager position here right now. We are working with different projects, currently I am focusing on 4 to 6 projects which are using agile development. ...
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testing apps mobile [closed]

Good afternoon ! Is there a tool which you would recommend me to use to test Android/iOS mobile applications and which does not require programming? I do not know how to program and I need to test ...
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How to install and test IPA file in Windows machine if I don't have real iPhone device [duplicate]

I want to test IPA file(iOS app) but I don't have real iOS device, only I have IPA file. How can I test it from my windows machine, by using some third party tool like Simulator?
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Test cases for adding fingerprint in login form using biometric device

Can you suggest me some test cases for fingerprint functionality?
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How to Test the Live Tracking Application/Software [duplicate]

In my application, there is one module related to the live tracking system and I did not test before. Is anyone having an experience on how to test the LIVE TRACKING SYSTEM? Please provide some ...
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How do I write console output values (from eclipse) in excel sheet through selenium WebDriver?

I want to print my verification messages in Excel instead of Eclipse console. Can you provide your suggestion to do above scenario in Selenium? Ex: Getting the Page title and printing in the console: ...
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If a problem only occurs randomly once in every N times on average, how many tests do I have to perform to be certain that it's now fixed?

I know that you can never be 100% sure, but is there a method to determine an appropriate number of tests?
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How can a software tester improve their note-taking skills while doing exploratory testing?

Should we take notes in a simple text file or should we take it in a fancy Excel sheet? How can we take effective notes that can be helpful while revisiting a testing module or application?
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Is it really possible to be a Full-Stack QA & if yes then list the technical skills required?

Everyone needs an all-rounder whether it is a software developer or Tester these days. Hence we are hearing the term “Full Stack QA” these days so my question is what skill-set makes a Full Stack QA &...
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Getting Error at the time of saving the test cases in Katalon Studio

Getting the below error when I save my test cases after recording. Can someone help me to understand and how to correct this
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How do you ensure the quality of the design when the design is “by doing”?

I am convinced that an incremental design can be good. But if in the beginning a bad design is chosen and the subsequent steps are always based on it, in my opinion it can also run very badly. So ...
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How to organise tests for multiple versions of a feature

I have this scenario for using Jira and Zephyr: I wrote a test against "Feature A" for release "Release 1". Now some of the functionality of "Feature A" was changed for "Release 2". I want to be able ...
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How to further expand knowledge in Software QA?

I recently passed the ISTQB Foundation Level exam and even though I did pretty well in the exam I have the feeling that I haven’t learned much at all except maybe some basic concepts and a few ...
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Field Length Validation for Desktop Application which has maximum 1000 characters

The character limit we are updating each field to will differ based on the information they are capturing. As a couple of examples, Company Name will be updated from 630 characters to 1000, and ...
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Handling Issues in a agile environment? [duplicate]

Right now I'm almost tormented by answering the following question: "How do we handle our errors and issues in an agile environment?" Scrum is a framework that does not directly dictate how to ...
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What should I do when receiving testing modules depended module is not completed from developer side

You are getting a build for testing with three modules, but the second module is in the development phase. So what do you do when you need to test the third module, which is dependent on the first and ...
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Is it possible to cover edge cases by using test design techniques

Is it possible to cover edge cases and corner cases by using test design techniques like; boundary value analysis, equivalence class testing... ?
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Product Testing is getting boring. Is it useful for my career growth?

We have a set of 3 base products with different domains of ERP, RMS and OMS. I have worked in all the products in my organization and the am getting bored of the testing cycle. Whenever we are testing ...
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Best way to communicate scenarios to be tested to the QA team

After finishing coding a new module for a web app, the team leader told me to inform the QA team to log in the dev version of the app and test all the possible scenarios. The obvious answer here, ...
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Without writing the test cases is good approach to test the product or software in Agile process?

We have Several projects are lined up along with the product testing. Due to time urgency and time constraints the test cases are not writing up for some functions and UI and doing the testing without ...
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How can QA honestly identify their own strengths and weaknesses?

As a QA, I think of myself as being a bit above average in my field. I get paid well, I get promotions, & I never had any problem getting a good job. I am fortunate enough to meet with new people ...
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The test team as an enemy of development? And how can this be avoided?

Details Forming a Scrum team should include all the skills necessary to develop a user story in order to deliver a potentially deliverable product increment with each sprint. In traditional ...
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How to test the automation of a process?

After "automating" the import of some data, I need to test this. Yet I have no idea how to actually test this. Info about the "automation": We are having an application which has several "jobs". ...
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How to make sure the website is internationalization compliant?

We have a requirement to make sure one of our application is internationalization compliant. How to check this? What are all the items need to be verified? Is there any tool available to verify this? ...
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Should Testers use Risk-based Testing only during Regression or should they use it even in weekly QA builds?

Should Testers use Risk-based Testing only during Regression or should they only test important stuff even in weekly QA builds? My question is that when Production release is approaching and QA team ...
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Why do some Software Testers never analyze the product extensively or use different techniques/heuristics to generate better ideas?

I am a black-box tester myself. I take my job seriously and try to find new ways to improve my test design experience. I have seen some of the Software Testers in my company take their job very ...
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How should a fresher in testing handle the final stage of testing?

I have 4 years of previous experience in support roles. Now, I started working for a new company. Initially, I was told that there is some specific requirement that they are trying to map me, so ...
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Is it valuable to measure bug count per hour of dev time?

Recently a custom metric was presented to our team during a meeting about software quality. The metric was: number of found bugs divided by the sum of dev time (aggregated as team average and also ...
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Mobile application test in safari browser

Is there is an open source to check the mobile application in the Safari browser? Right now am using Responsive Web Design tester Add on chrome but in the add on we have some devices like iPhone and ...
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Null pointer exception catching Tool

Is there is any tool to capture all the null pointer exception in the java project? Am working in the mobile application testing, during my testing I have noticed so many null pointer exceptions which ...
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Buffer for errors in the Sprint Planning Meeting?

In a discussion with a Product Owner I had the situation that there were many bugs in the Product Backlog, but PO did not have time to prioritize them. So he wanted to set a story that is timeboxed ...
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How to improve agile environments as test lead?

I'm a test lead in a company and have only a handful of people in the testing team. We are working on multiple projects simultaneously. Our company is following an Agile methodology. In some time, ...
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A service oriented company with deadlines on go live what approach need to be taken?

I am working now in a service oriented company where client already specifies about go live date. Developer estimate their timeline and as a tester i also provide my timeline. Since go live cannot ...
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How to deal with or prevent idle in the test team?

I'm currently in two scrum projects. The team consists of 9 people (5 developers, 3 testers). We work with user stories, story point estimates and two-week sprints. The team has received a great deal ...
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What do I have to consider in an exploratory test charter?

I am currently trying to build a test charter for my exploratory test within a timebox. But what exactly should this charter contain? Session Charter: This includes a mission statement, a short ...
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What is the best way to automate acceptance testing?

First of all: A royal road and a really correct solution to automate acceptance tests does not yet exist. I am as aware of that as many of you are aware. But is that really so? Is there no way to go? ...
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What changes for testers when they are testing in agile environments?

We know that the whole development team is responsible for the quality of the product. If only the testers test, there can be no question of shared responsibility. Of course, the testers in the team ...
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What sections should a high quality Bug report contain? [duplicate]

I am a newbie in testing and i just write in the bug report, the pre-requisites , actual results and expected result section under "description". Other testers say that my report is not professional ...
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How can a Tester use Heuristics effectively to generate good test ideas?

I have tried to use Test design Heuristics to guide my strategy for test design. For instance, during exploratory test session, I use different tours like file tour, menu tours. Can you give real-...
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How to give answer when asked “most memorable bug of career”? [duplicate]

How to frame my answer in interview when asked about most memorable bug in my career??
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Writing regression test cases for already developed application [duplicate]

We have a web application which has been developed in last 8 months now released to production. Now we are adding new features and doing bug fixes. However the existing QA team has not written any ...
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How Does Test Planning Differ for Manual and Automation Projects?

I am now into automation projects. So can anyone help how the test plan will differ from manual and automation projects.?
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Our company's website is IPv6 ready. What all testing I should perform?

Our company's website is mostly static. For Example we have: Home Page About Us Partners Career Join Us Join Us - we collect the data and call back potential leads. This website is said to be ...
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Data ingestion testing

In one of my project that I am working on, data source is a file and the data in file has to be copied in Impala (Hadoop). Development work is already done and I need to figure out a testing strategy ...
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Do you test methods that return queries from the database?

I just want to know if you test the output of a query with unit testing. Is this considered good practice? For example you have a method getUsers() getUsers(){ // Overly simplified return ...
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When can a QA tester start their job?

According to SDLC Process, testing by QA testers only stars at 'Testing' phase. Is that saying before 'Testing' phase, QA testers have no work to do. When can a tester actually start his/her job ? ...
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How unit testing helps QA testers?

I've faced this question in an interview..But I couldn't answer it well... Actually, I don't know the exact and professional answer for this one...Can anyone please help
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The best way to summarize QA reporting?

We all know the problem, we have a reporting for the unit test, which is then usually sent as a warning "Build is not running" via email. We have a reporting for automated acceptance test, we have an ...
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Exploratory testing or SBTM in the Sprint Planning?

I would like to include SBTM in our sprint. Ask with, of course, many questions. Where is the difference to explorative testing? Is more worthwhile an explorative test with timebox? What times should ...
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Should only Software Testers be blamed for serious production defects?

I work as QA engineer whose responsibility is primarily testing the functionality of a financial web application and database testing to some extent. I have miss some critical defects in the past ...