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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Test strategy and Test scenarios for data-migration testing

We are converting one of our standalone windows application to a web application, Once this is completed we need need to do a data migration . How to prepare test strategy for this ? What are the ...
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ISTQB question: Statement and Decision coverage

READ A READ B READ C IF C>A THEN IF C>B THEN PRINT "C must be smaller bla bla.." ELSE PRINT "Proceed to next stage" ENDIF ELSE PRINT "B CAN BE SMALLER THEN C" ENDIF Could someone explain to me ...
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Difference between Test Cycle and Test Suite, in qTest

I am trying to navigate qTest for the first time and get a good understanding of the application. What is the difference between a Test Cycle and a Test Suite as described by qTest's Test Execution ...
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How to resolve high priority issue at the time of delivery [duplicate]

What will you do if you find a high priority bug and your client wants to deploy the software after knowing that critical bug and you don't have your Developer to fix that bug he is on vacation?
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How to properly test manually a web app

I need to test a web application. I dont know how to do automated tests so I want to do manual tests. However I would like to do the tests with some formality and quality. For this context it seems ...
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New to Management Information testing

I am starting a new role as a Management Information tester. Can someone give me some beginners advice please. I keep hearing source and target? What exactly does this mean?
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Bugged Mobile App To Test

I am looking for some bugged apps in order to perform functional test training and/or test some techniques. I found some resources like this, or a list of web application like it. However these are ...
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Need suggestions for testing a pencil drawing feature

We are working on a pencil draw feature that serves as an assisting tool for an online quiz software. Basically you can think of it as a pencil and a sheet of paper in real life. You can use this ...
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How to start working as a QA being a non-IT person?

How can I start working as a Fresher QA in IT Field being an Electronics and Communications Engineer (from Non-IT Field)? What are the IT concepts which I need to learn before learning QA concepts? ...
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Want to move to testing after having almost 7 years of development experience

I am having almost 7 years of experience as a developer and would like to know if I can move to testing without having any experience in it except for Unit testing ofcourse. My reasons for moving to ...
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What may be the edge cases for testing a 'Payment link in SMS' feature?

We are testing a new feature that is about to get released in a few days and most of the testing has been done by the team. The feature in essence is about payment link being sent in SMS to end ...
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How to Reduce the Technical Debt of 1000 manual test cases?

I want my team to move away from manual testing as much as possible. As part of that I want us to automate around 1000 manual test cases. Some of these tests are for legacy features, which don't even ...
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How to evaluate a candidate skills for purely manual testing [duplicate]

Is there any well-defined process to be followed in evaluating a candidate for manual testing?
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How to compare two files without looking at the contents

The same file was loaded in to two different environments, and I need to compare the outputs (without opening them up) My only thought is to compare the file size - because if they're both 5726kb ...
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Would anyone be able to help a fellow Tester out? [Twitter Reqd] [closed]

Obviously this isnt a question as such, just a hopeful request for assistance. I wonder if you might consider helping a fellow QA/Tester out and asking your follows to vote for me (Rob Arnell) on ...
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Web browser extension or software that acts like VSTS Microsoft Test Manager

My team is currently developing a web app and I would say it is currently 80% to what reach what we really want. We are in a continual process to add new features, improve the user experience and fix ...
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Industrial standards for SQA framework for a non-technical QA team

I am seeking a software/platform that i can let my team use for QA in software development. So basically now we have a dev team working on new features and maintenence of our platform(a web app, but ...
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Need some advice on testing a logic engine

I'm putting together a test plan to test a logic engine that takes input from a user in forms of answers to mainly closed questions. The engine then evaluates the answers against certain rules and ...
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How to plan both manual & automated testing in 2 weeks sprint?

After finishing writing manual test cases (lets say in 3 days) we submit to PO(Product Owner) for review. Now my question is, when to start manual testing and how (Might be based on our manual test ...
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What is the role or importance of Data Structure & Algorithms (DSA) in testing?

As per my understanding, use of DS/Algos is to solve some problems.No doubt DS/Algos are rarely coded directly in your daily work in test automation here is my question do we have the use of DS/Algos ...
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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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Test case design question

I would like to learn from you and know the way you would design scenarios and test cases for this form with 3 fields and a submit button. Form with 3 fields: ID field: minlength 7, maxlength 7 ...
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How to investigate a bug of mandatory fields not being entered?

I'm working on a questionnaire which contains mandatory questions such as Date of Birth (three different drop downs are provided), plus a check box and some Yes/No type questions. Without answering ...
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What is the role of QA in testing an application having MicroServices architecture?

I have to test a software application which will be developed in Microservices architecture. What are the difference in testing an application developed using Microservices architecture rather than a ...
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How to design test cases for phone number and email input fields?

I'm trying to improve the design of test cases but I came across a different approach from some partners. For example, let's say there's a form to test, this form has 2 fields (phone and email) and a ...
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Possible Test cases for “We should allow user to have easy way to contact support via web site”

When writing test cases for "Contact us" link, what should I write for this requirement "We should allow user to have easy way to contact support via web site"
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Test cases for a weather widget

In one of my recent interviews, there was a question: Write the functional and non-functional test cases for a weather app / widget. Note: Test coverage is important than numbers. I wrote the ...
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Strategies for reliably reproducing bugs in a frontend Javascript applications

The Problem We have a React JS application which sometimes exhibits issues on certain browsers or computers. Currently we are prelaunch and have no customers. We also do not have a dedicated QA ...
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How should Software Testers improve the process of Requirements Analysis?

Whenever, i am working on my task of Analyzing the functional specification or requirements documents of any new Feature, enhancement or Defect fixes, I just go through what is clearly evident in the ...
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Cloud device lab vs. in-house (physical) device lab

We are considering two options for our native mobile apps (Android and iOS) testing environments: Either rely on a cloud device lab (AWS device farm) or build our own in-house physical devices lab (...
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What is the difference between linux and windows from web application testing point of view [closed]

What is the difference between Linux and Windows from a web application testing point of view?
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Which kind of Manual Test cases should be automated for Regression Testing?

Automating each and every Test case would be futile. So which kind of Test cases should be automated so that more time is not spend on writing the automated test cases than actual manual testing of ...
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Should separate report be created about error that occurs due to existing another error?

I found error that occurs due to another error. If first error will be fixed, I can't reproduce second. Developers are going to fix both of them simultaneously. Should I create two bug reports for ...
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How to calculate Test Coverage in Manual Black Box Testing

How should I calculate the test coverage for the manual testing I have done for my Software Project? Does it need some documentations like Test scenarios, test cases to calculate Test Coverage?
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New to QA, what is this test technique called?

Entry level QA. Have a question. I was tasked today to compare old tests to our current build and compose a document containing all of the differences between what the test steps expected result ...
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What is the difference between big bang and top down approach in Integration testing?

I've read lots of articles on the internet but still having confusion, what really happens in both of them and what is the difference between them ? Could someone please elaborate with a real time ...
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How to convince the developer a bug exists but is not reproducible?

Let's say I have discovered a bug in mobile application, which I am not able to replicate (i.e., the bug only occurred once) - how can I convince the developer that the bug does exist, so that it can ...
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Please Arrange the type of testing in ascending order in which Tester should Test the application? [closed]

Could you please arrange these Below testing n which Tester should Test the application(where to start and where to end) in Ascending order with Example of each one of them. 1.Smoke testing 2....
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please give me example of the following Priority and Severity of bug? [closed]

in my interview i was asked there is a login page in which the forget password button is not working what will be Severity and Priority and then he told me what if the Submit button not working ...
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How to utilize Chrome Dev tools for QA(manual or automation)?

These days I noticed the features in Chrome Dev tools(especially in 60+ versions) are increasing day by day and in every tab, there are a lot of options which most of us QA engineers are not fully ...
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Do I need to perform smoke testing again before sanity testing for every bug fix?

let's say for the 1st time I have checked performed Smoke testing (application main feature) on the 1st day and then I report a Bug and developer fixed and deployed the app I test environment then do ...
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Who is typically responsible for integration testing?

I am confused whether a developer or tester should typically do unit integration testing. For example, I know that Unit Testing is done by a developer, System Testing is done by a tester, and User ...
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How to test the Geo location in mobile, please explain with real time scenario

How to test the Geo location in mobile, please explain with real time scenario and in during testing which location setting is good device location or high accuracy setting?
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What are general tips to test a static website?

One of the NGO which work for the children welfare ask me to test their website. That's a completely static website on the single page simple navigation toward the section so I need general tips to ...
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Should Software Testers say that functionality is “working fine” or should they say that “it seems/appears to working fine or looks good”?

As a blackbox tester, while giving my testing status to the management, i usually refrain from saying that a particular feature, enhancement of defect is "working fine" and say that it seems/appear to ...
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Smoke test vs Sanity test vs Regression test vs Re-Test

After a few years in software testing journey I have faced several testing types but when deal with manager's question like "Do we have to do Smoke/Sanity/Regression/Re-Test to ensure quality of ...
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Test Design Automation

I have downloaded an article from Dzone regarding Test Design Automation. I"m not quite understand what is Test Design Automation. Please enlighten me on this.
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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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Can I use state transition testing technique to test the change in the status field of a parcel

I have the following GIS requirement with the following business rules: Tool X (used by User1) is designed to change the parcel status from "Unallocated parcel" to "Proposed parcel". User1 select a ...
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How to do system testing of power window switches in real car environment

I am planning to write test specifications for verification, validation of power window switches: driver side: auto up/down, manual up/down, door lock, window lock passenger, rear right , rear left: ...

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