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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What's the difference between a good test and a bad test?

Please don't burn me for this simple question. I know, it may be very simple but for me it's complicated. "A Good Test" or "A Bad Test" - every tester comes across these two terms. Sometimes it ...
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Can I Test mobile/DTH recharge service without actual money?

How Testing is done in e-payment applications? Do they use actual money in order to test all payment services.If not,are there any techniques/methods to test. For Eg:Mobile recharge in Paytm or in ...
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What are the effective ways of recording and maintaining test execution proofs?

We are following Agile Scrum in our project. While manual testing, we would like to maintain test execution proof which should be easy to capture and easy to maintain. Currently, we are following the ...
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Is manual regression testing an technical debt for agile teams aiming for continuous delivery?

Background: Following are not my assumptions or expectations but in my last couple of interactions with different project teams, I am seeing these patterns where it is expected (from testing by the ...
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Can anyone explain the defect leakage and formula?

I have some idea about defect leakage. Can anyone let me know what is the correct definition or term of the defect leakage formula?
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Share Progressive web apps testing experiences [closed]

The latest trend in web application is Progressive web apps (shortly known as PWA). Can you share your experiences in testing this?
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How to motivate devs to test their own work?

I don't know if you have faced the situation but I wanted to open a discussion about the following topic: How to motive developers to test their own work? When I mean "their own work" it can go ...
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Element not visible even id present for the element

I want to check one element, with help of that element id, prepared selenium web driver script, when will click on that ui element it will open another hided section on same window, but getting error "...
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Is there any other way to test websites on different operating systems instead of setting up a new OS machine [duplicate]

I have my website, I need to check browser compatibility of my website across all browser and OS combinations. Sp Is there any other way to test websites on different operating systems instead of ...
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Switched from mobile application testing to Browser testing [closed]

As i have switched from mobile application testing to Browser testing.Can i know what are the major things to cover up during web testing.Is there any major differences in test between them?Is ...
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What should I do when my defect is rejected?

What should testers do if the developer rejects the issue posted on the defect tracking tool? As I am using a defect tracking tool where a developer has done this I want to know: can I ask him to ...
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How to incorporate manual testing into an existing project

My project is a CRUD web application written in PHP and React, with user panel and admin panel. We were just assigned a manual tester and I (as the project's Lead Developer, and a person responsible ...
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Is there a tool to test the tab order of desktop applications?

We want to ensure decent keyboard navigation for our products. Currently, this is a manual test we perform. Are there any tools that can assist in this task? I can imagine a visual representation of ...
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Should QA Engineer read and review code of Web application?

I'm creating a test scenario for new project and I'm wondering if it is a good idea to write Test Cases such as "Access to xxxxxxx/xxxxxx-xxxxxx and verify CSS & HTML properties" has even sense. ...
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Create a testing plan for a huge legacy application

I have been tasked with creating test scripts for each and every menu item of an application with 600+ menu items. I was wondering if there is a faster way to do this than going through every single ...
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Is there any standard or pattern of doing Exploratory Testing

Is there any standard or pattern of doing Exploratory Testing? Do we still need to write test cases or not? Is there any flow to follow with this kind of testing? How Exploratory Testing related ...
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UI validation bug not reproducible on Dev environment

I was asked following question - There is a form on a web page and it has UI validation, but UI validation fails on QA environment and you log a bug for it. But developer cannot reproduce it ...
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How do enterprises test their web apps across all browsers, browser versions, and operating systems? [duplicate]

There are various websites which work perfectly on all the platforms and OS. I want to know how they test their possibilities for every combination?
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How can i create virtual desktops for cross platform testing?

I have heard of ways by which one can perform cross-browser testing by setting up virtual desktops. I want to know the various ways by which this virtual desktop can be set up.
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What is the best way to write test scenarios?

I often get requests from developers and others to test some scenarios to check if a web app functions correctly. Generally, these scenarios don't have enough details and I have to waste a lot of time ...
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What is the difference between “Test generation” and “Test design”?

In the ISTQB syllabi I found this statement: "Note that test automation refines the fundamental test process by inserting test generation between test design and test implementation." Can ...
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ISTQB Software Testing Foundation course

I'm very much interested in taking ISTQB Software Testing Foundation course. But before I start with the course I wish to familiarize myself with Software Quality Assurance & Testing. So are ...
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What should be a tester's reaction when any person from business team find a bug?

I work with a business team where no one has been a developer or has studied software engineering. I have been working on their Android App as a QA for the past few months, and I have realized that ...
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Domain analysis - equations when multiple variables are involved?

I am reading a book Testing Object oriented systems, and found the following: If a boundary condition uses two or more variables, then on and off points can be found by solving the related ...
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Testing a chat module for load and consistency

A little background - We have a native mobile app- Android and iOS, which has a separate chat module. This chat module has text, video and audio cat facility - very much like WhatsApp. The video/...
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Should we report when mobile application is responding slow on slow network

I am testing an Android based application. Which is responding slow. Meaning the fetching display late on slow network reception. Should I report it or not? I'm a beginner tester in this ...
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We see a bug on Mondays. We are now told it is fixed. How do I simulate Monday for re-testing?

I don't really want to wait until Monday to validate this fix. Is there a way I can do something at the back-end to simulate it being Monday?
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How to write test case for multiple roles?

How should I create test cases for complex system that provide usage for multiple roles such: super admin, admin, customer service etc. The capabilities such: create, read, delete and update for ...
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Can I test an app on all devices without purchasing all devices?

Is there any way to test an app on all devices without purchasing all devices?
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How to test oAuth Authentication?

We are making a mobile application that will be communicating with the backend, which also we are building. Authorization of users and application itself with the backend is going to be made using ...
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How to manage Test Scenarios in testlink?

It's hard to understand how to handle test scenarios in testlink. we always hearing around, - one test scenario may consist of many test cases - one test case may include in many test scenarios (...
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Proper button names for warning popups

In our application, we show warning popup about unsaved data and that popup contains following message with two buttons OK and Cancel You've unsaved data. Do you want to continue? If we look at the ...
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Management of test cases and test runs for an application developed for multiple countries?

I am working on an application which is developed on multiple countries. It has common features, and based on country, specific features, which are according to the countries. We use QC for test ...
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How important is doing QA considered today (2017)?

I'm doing QA since a while now and I am content with my job. However one thing I'm not so sure about is the value of being QA. The reason why I am asking this is because I see far more developers ...
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What points should be covered in an Automation POC?

Background : We are planning to automate our web application, for that our manager asked for the Proof of Concept (POC). Overview : After studying and analyzing all factors of application, our team ...
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How to write test cases when different test data gives different results?

Example test case: Check mobile bill payment after due date. For the above test case, different telecom operators have different sets of rules. For example, some allow payment after due date, and ...
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How do I change browser request headers without using a browser extension?

I want to modify browser request headers to include custom headers with each of my requests. This can be done by using special browser extensions. But, can it be done without using any browser ...
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What techniques are a root cause analysis?

I am preparing for testing certification and come across the strange question for which I don't have any clue what will be the answer. If anyone give some details it will be helpful . Question : A ...
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Testing Process differences between test, stage, production for hotfixes vs feature releases

Where I work we have 3 environments for our product: Test, Mirror, Production. Test is used for development purposes. Mirror is used for feature promotion, staging, and sometimes we share this ...
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Defect leakage calculation

I am a DBA by profession and never been part of any development or testing activity. It will be great if you can help me with the calculation Calculate defect leakage in design where there are: 15 ...
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What are the top browsers to test on?

I have made the web platform for cab booking service. And I want to ensure the user interface and functionality of my web application across different browsers. But there are many browsers available ...
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What is the fastest way to test a website across all browsers and browser versions?

I have made a social media web application and I want to test the compatibility of the web application for the different type of browsers and browser version. I started testing my web application ...
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Negative testing - delivering error when it should not?

I am a bit confused as in a few books, negative testing is described as trying to break the system with providing inputs outside the defined group..which I understand and agree with ...and that a ...
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Qualification required to become a Software Tester [duplicate]

One of my friend wants to start career in Software Testing. I have suggested him to join some software testing classes and take ISTQB foundation level certification. But the thing is he has ...
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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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Pair-testing with a candidate during an interview

Would it be a good idea to have an interview in a format of a paired exploratory testing session with a candidate on a manual/automated testing position? A thing under test might be an internal web ...
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What all do we need to test in the application is undergoing a Mongo upgrade?

The application I'm working on is going to have a Mongo upgrade from Version 3.3 to 3.4 What all do we need to test and should care about apart from the general system sanity and regression? Thanks!
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Are emulators good enough for testing websites on mobile browsers? [closed]

I have made a website. I visited the same website on different mobile browsers and getting some UI error and a button is not working correctly. How can I test my website to get over from this problem??...
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Skills required to switch a job from Business Analytics to Software Testing

Currently I'm working as a Business Analyst and I would like to quit my job and become a Test Engineer. In my current job I do not use any technology so I think getting business analyst job is ...
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How do I get an automation testing job without experience?

I've been working as a manual QA for a couple of years. I want to get an automation position. I took Java courses at a local college, I practiced, I learned Selenium, and I'm fairly confident I can ...