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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Types of testing can be done on a first build

Today I attended an interview. These are the questions that I thought I needed more clarification. What are the types of testing that can be conducted on the first build which was released in the ...
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How many test steps are allowed in a single manual test case?

I have been writing Test Cases for half a year as of now. My question is: How many test steps are allowed only in one test case? For example more than 6 steps is not allowed or depends on ...
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Most productive onboarding for a new tester

We've been going through onboarding procedures with multiple people that were becoming a part of our QA team throughout the history of our company. During these times we usually try to meet with a new ...
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How to simulate future date time on a local environment

I'm having a scenario to test where, I have to simulate 3 months ahead from the currant date. (Because after 3 months some items on my test web system should disappea.) I tried changing system ...
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Install Root CA certificate in mobile to use JMETER Script Recorder but showing No internet connection while running the mobile application

I am using the JMeter for recording API logs through HTTP(S) Script Recorder and I have also installed the ApacheJMeterTemporaryRootCA certificate in the mobile and set the WiFi setting in manual ...
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Is there an app that allows me to login to and manage multiple IE sessions under different user accounts?

I’m testing an intranet web app on IE11 and need to open about 8 browsers, each under a different login ID. It’s hard to navigate through 6-8 separate IE windows so I was wondering if there’s an app ...
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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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Is there a patch in Microsoft Test Manager to allow for editing tests while running?

I am in a project which uses Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) for running tests. Although a fairly solid piece of software, it lacks some functionality that other test management software has. One ...
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Responsive website testing tools

I am testing with some responsive tools for responsible website test.But sometimes these tools don't give me equal result. Like iPhone & iPad results & tools results don't match each with ...
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Should you create a manual test script before automating it?

Is it best to first create a manual test script for a newly developed feature and then automate it? and then link them up for tracking purposes? Or it's not necessary to create an automated test ...
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How can we manage the IP change on local Bugzilla. My System IP address is changing automatically and i have hosted my bugziila on local machine

How can we manage the IP change on local Bugzilla. My System IP address is changing automatically and i have hosted my bugziila on local machine. Due to changing the System ip address my teammates not ...
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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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How to measure productivity of the test team or of testing in general?

Basically many people know the problem that the project owners would like to see the progress of the test. Technically via test suites, via CI integration possible, reports. But how does it behave ...
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Can Testers ask for more Salary hike if they switch to Test Automation?

I was doing pure black box manual testing since 9 years. This year I took initiative and started learning automation tools like selenium, maven, TestNG, Cucumber bdd, Jenkins and contributed to ...
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How would you answer this interview whiteboard question about testing multipart forms?

How do I answer this tech interview whiteboard question on testing? What is the minimal number of tests to cover the functionality of Scenario #1? Scenario #1: The application depicted below is a ...
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Record script using JMeter proxy from command line

I have one requirement: I need to execute a command in command prompt that should trigger “Start” button of “HTTP(S) Test Script Recorder”. Even if I don't press “Start” button, the HTTP response ...
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Can a Manual Tester survive in software industry without learning Automation?

I mean to say is that if I dislike coding and don't understand complex code, then will I be able to survive as a QA. Or do I need to learn test automation to grow position and pay in my career, as I ...
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What if the software is so buggy it can't really be tested at all?

I know the best bet in this situation is for the testers to go through the process of reporting blocking-type problems initially show up, with the focus being on critical bugs. Since, this type of ...
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Zephyr vs Test Rail vs QTest

My workplace needs to move away from manual excel spreadsheets. The solution we choose must meet these conditions: support automated tests suitable for small testing team cost effective can integrate ...
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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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HP QC: How do I generate a report for resource wise test runs for a particular folder?

We have several folders in Test Lab having test cases. The work is divided between 4 resources for execution. How can I generate a report at the end of the day which shows how many test cases have ...
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What are important test scenarios specific to Universal Windows Platform (UWP) application?

We have developed a Windows application using Winforms. Now we are trying to convert it to Universal Windows Platform (UWP) using desktop to appx bridge. I have to test this app and I'm new to UWP. ...
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How to do ETL Automation Testing using C# or Python

In my present project I m testing on reports which needs to be checked everyday manually by executing SQL queries for all columns from source tables, Dims and Facts tables and destination tables. Is ...
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Confused about internet banking testing

I just read a question related to ISTQB (Foundation Level) from a paper which is available in market : Q - What type of testing will you perform on internet banking solution? Options : A. System ...
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Changing my career field to QA

I have a BA degree in Biochemistry. I worked at a research lab for 5 yrs before I quit my job to be a stay at home. Now I want to change my career and get into the field of QA. I don't have much ...
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Why is separating functional and non-functional test important (or not)?

There have been several questions lately along the lines of "Is X a functional or non-functional type of testing?". Although I understand the distinction, it's never been an important distinction for ...
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Manual Testing: Writing actual and expected outcomes is old fashioned way of writing tests?

I was going through this tutorial https://www.softwaretestinghelp.com/how-to-write-effective-test-cases-test-cases-procedures-and-definitions/ and I found it very time consuming from both writing and ...
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Difference between Accessibility Testing and Usability Testing?

Both terms Accessibility Testing and Usability Testing seems similar. Are they both same? Or is there any difference between Accessibility Testing and Usability Testing?
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Alternative to browsershots.org for taking screenshots on multiple browsers on different platforms?

I'm working on a project where I have to test a javascript library's compatibility on mobile platforms in different browsers on the most recent versions of different mobile browsers. I have been long ...
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Building up a (small) Crowd-testing community

I am planning to build a small community of testers for my mobile application, a sort of crowd-testing group for exploratory/regression testing. Does anyone have any suggestion on how to find people ...
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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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How to replicate client's issue with just a video?

One of our client faced an issue in the Mobile gaming app, and sent us just a video showing the bug. We do not know the Steps, prerequisites or environment of the App he is using and asked developers ...
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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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What is exact difference between TDD and BDD?

What is exact difference between TDD and BDD? Could you please briefly explain them to me?
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There is any play/App store app available that only give the performance of specified of app?

Can we do manually performance testing for mobile application? There is any play/App store app available that only give the performance of specified of app. So that we can record the performance of ...
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Can anyone suggest me some good tools to learn in free time? [closed]

I have been into testing since like three years now. Had been into Manual app testing, Game testing and Embedded testing as well. I have already been using POSTMAN, JMeter, Blazemetr, LoadRunner, ...
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What is the difference between equivalence partitioning and decision tables techniques

I need to know the different situations when can I use equivalence partitioning technique and when to use decision table technique. A lot of situation I feel that I can use equivalence partitioning ...
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Getting Error at the time of saving the test cases in Katalon Studio

Getting below error while saving test cases after recording. Can someone help me to understand and how to correct this?
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What to do if a Software Tester is constantly missing Defects/bugs in Production?

We had a software tester in our QA team that had been reporting a lot of issues, but most of them were low-priority visual bugs, browser-specific behavior bugs, sophisticated (but with low probability ...
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Difference between test strategy and test plan

I have read several posts on test plan and test strategy. According to them the main difference between these they tell is that test strategy is static in nature while test plan is dynamic and can ...
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How would you test this form designed for adding and editing tables in a relational database?

I am having a problem with test cases. I have never tested before the forms that add tables in relational database and I am not sure what is the good approach - should I write down test cases that ...
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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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What type of testing should be done on a gaming application where they updated the build with newer Unity platform?

Till now, all the builds developed and tested were in Unity 2018. Now this new build being developed is in Unity 2019. All the plugins have been changed because of the upgraded platform. The app is a ...
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How can I do performance testing of Mobile Application?

I have a task of testing a mobile application by manual testing. I have to do performance testing and also load testing for this application. So, how can I test it manually? Do I need to use any ...
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How to write user acceptance testing for web app?

I need some guidance around user acceptance testing cases for web development, meaning I have developed GUI for a user to log in and register. I need now to write test cases for this graphic user ...
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Difference between requirement, use case, and scenario?

I've taken a class on software testing best practices and test design. In the content, they have a model that basically shows that the three items are derived in this way: Requirements > Use case &...
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How to check the data completeness in ETL Testing

I am working on healthcare project. I need to verify the data present in staging tables, DWH tables and target tables. I am checking manually for few records but my management asking to look for a ...
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Difference between Test coverage and RTM?

What is difference between Test coverage and Requirement traceability matrix?
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Rest API and resources validation from QA perspective

In the current project, let "toys" be the category and "gun" be the product. The ID for the toys category is 2 and ID for the gun product is 1. The URI for categories is /api/v1/categories/<...
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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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