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Questions tagged [mobile-automation]

Use this tag for the question & queries related to automation of any mobile app. Automation that is related to software testing on mobile device platform, e.g. iPhone, iPad or tablet, android mobile/tablets.

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Appium Automation Test code development - Assertions for all the intermediate pages

I came across a native mobile application testing framework where if suppose user registration involves navigating to 5 screens, then the validation (assertions) for the field labels and properties (...
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How do I setup and get started with Appium on Ubuntu? [closed]

I have been recently asked to automate flow on mobile devices but I have no clue about mobile automation. I have tried setting up Appium on my machine but to no avail and I find it very cumbersome and ...
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Macaca App-Inspector + Appium + iOS : How to fix “Error: connect ECONNREFUSED 127.0.0.1:8001”

Question: I am trying to launch an iOS app using app-inspector. It's failing and I can see error Internal Server Error on webpage baseURL. Getting below error: Error: connect ECONNREFUSED 127.0....
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Android Studio and Appium

I am trying to learn Appium for a new project. I read through the manuals and the official documentation and I have one question. Most of the tutorials seem to focus on Eclipse + Android SDK +Appium....
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How to resolve “Original error: Unable to launch WebDriverAgent because of xcodebuild failure: xcodebuild failed with code 65”? [closed]

Environment: iOS version : 10.2.1 Mac iOS Version : 10.12 [macOS Sierra] Appium : 1.1.0-beta.2 Question: Background : I am trying to automate iOS app. I followed process to setup required for iOS ...
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Tips to grow Mobile Application Testing Skills? [closed]

These little mobile devices in our hands seem simple to use, compact, convenient, and extremely fast but testers need to apply a huge amount of effort, a multitude of skills. Sometimes professional ...
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Issue in script execution on Mac machine using SauceLab [closed]

I am working in software qa company and facing an issue in executing scripts on Saucelab. I got below error while executing single script using Android device on SauceLab using Mac machine which is ...
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How to click on button which clickable=false?

I am trying to automate react native android application, but I am not able to click on the button whose property is clickable=false. This is my code, please help me driver.findElement(By.xpath("//...
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findElement is not working in Appium on Android

I am trying to click on display button in Settings app. But "findElementBy.." statement is not working, Sometimes I get 'nullpointer exception' or 'no such element exist' exception and some times test ...
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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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What is the single best open source mobile automation tool(for iOS and Android) for mobile application testing [closed]

Here I am looking for testing tool for mobile, What is the single best open source mobile automation tool(for iOS and Android both) for mobile application testing ?
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Unable to scroll and click, as element is not visible in selenium with native android mobile application

I am working with selenium 2.53 , Java 1.8 , Appium 1.5.3 for automation of Native mobile applications. Now i have a condition where length of page is too large and i have to click at the bottom of ...
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Appium - why does XPath not work (at all / as expected)

Consider my below test code for Appium (WinappDriver). As far as I know, these two locators should be equivalent. Yet the second one fails because the element cannot be found. Is there any reason ...
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How to switch from Web App tester to Mobile App tester

I am new to mobile testing - my only experience was to just test some apps in two or three real devices manually. Since mobile development is agile, this needs to use test automation. I have ...
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Suggest some Android and iPhone mobile app automation tools [closed]

Please suggest me some tools for Android and iPhone app automation testing. I have searched some, like - Appium, Calabash, MonkeyTalk, Selendroid, Robotium, etc. I am confused to choose any one from ...
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How to resolve Could not start a new session? UnreachableBrowserException

I am trying to launch mobile browser and getting: org.openqa.selenium.remote.UnreachableBrowserException Could not start a new session. Possible causes are invalid address of the remote server ...
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How do I scroll in a native Android app using Appium Java?

How do I automate scrolling in a native Android application? For example, on a 'terms and conditions' page. I am using Appium with selenium webdriver.
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Maps Automation possible with Seetest?

Just wanted to know if it is possible to automate if a map is loading in an androin/ios app using Seetest. I write automation tests for android/ios apps. Thanks, kalyan
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How do I automate testing installing an iPhone app?

I am familiar with writing automation for testing web pages in a browser using selenium, rspec, jasmine and similar tools. Now I want to test a new iPhone application that we have developed. The ...
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Are the TEXT locators different in android 6.0 and android 7.0 for Alert box?

I am facing an issue where TEXT property is in UPPERCASE in Android OS 7 while in OS 6 the same property is shown in Sentence Case for the same application. Can anyone suggest why this is happening ?...
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How can I get the android window size using Java as programming language for android automation testing? [closed]

How to detect the screen size for different android phones? I want the coordinate values like startx, starty, endx, endy. With that I can use the swipe method which takes these coordinates as ...
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I got error when running appium script in eclipse

Showing below error while running appium script: Nov 10, 2016 6:27:18 PM org.openqa.selenium.remote.ProtocolHandshake createSession INFO: Attempting bi-dialect session, assuming Postel's Law holds ...
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Which test automation tools cover applications working on PDA with Windows CE?

One of our customers from retail needs to identify test automation tools for different applications. Currently they are evaluating Ranorex and Selenium. They have some mobile applications also. For ...
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iPhone + macbook + mirror : How can I see/mirror my iPhone's screen on my macbook?

I'm automating ios app. For demo purpose I wanted to mirror my iPhone's screen on my macbook. How can I do it? I am using OS X with version 10.11.4 and iPhone iOS version 8.3 Question - How can I ...
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Android ADB error for Appium

The Android Debug Bridge (ADB) error below is given when running application on Eclipse. How can I fix this? Checking if an update is available Launching Appium server with command: C:\Program ...
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What issues, when automating responsive mobile sites, don't appear on a desktop

We're trying to have automated mobile testing but it's taking a huge amount of effort and I'm not seeing any rewards. Our site is responsive and has a mobile view. We do not have native mobile apps. ...
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Appium Upgrade to 1.5.3 : How to resolve “Permission denied” error?

Small issue: I am opening one file on mac programatically. But I am getting error of Permission denied How can I resolve this error & grant permission?
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Java + Appium + iOS [mobile] : How to fix error “Error: spawn ios_webkit_debug_proxy ENOENT”?

I am trying to automate web app on iPhone using Mac. Executing webkit debug proxy for automation on iOS platform. I am facing below issue: RUNNING: ios_webkit_debug_proxy events.js:141 throw ...
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Mobile Testing Tools Suggestions [duplicate]

So I’m looking in to automated mobile testing solution and need some suggestions from experience folks who are currently using such tools. So far I’ve evaluated “Silk Mobile” and couple other tools ...
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Appium: How to tap or click at a X/Y co-ordinates

My screen size is (800, 1280) I have determained the screen size using: Dimension size = driver.manage().window().getSize(); Now I want to tab at a given coordinates of the screen so can anyone ...
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Appium + Java + Android + Mobile browser [Chrome driver] : How to switch from android app to mobile browser?

I am automating android app. My env is - Mac, Appium, Java + TestNG Scenario: Click on button Its will redirect user on mobile browser Login in browser How to automate above scenario? The core ...
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Selenium/Appium + Java : What is the real difference between methods .isDisplayed() and .isEnabled()?

While writing a code many time any of them get failed. How actually those methods work? Please great if you can help to stop confusing between those two. Q - What is the real difference between ...
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Android + Appium : How to select date/value from datePicker or NumberPicker?

How to handle NumberPicker or DatePicker using Appium? I am not able to select value. If you use Xpath its also not working :( How to select date/value from datePicker or NumberPicker?
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Java + TestNG - How to resolve ”has a @Test annotation but also a return value: ignoring it. Use <suite allow-return-values=”true”> to fix this”

I execute tests, while I observed ”has a @Test annotation but also a return value: ignoring it. Use to fix this” and execution terminated. [My Env - Java + Maven + TestNG ] Any idea how to resolve ...
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Searching for the most comfortable and cost efficient tool to implement Test Automation for Multiple Environments (Desktop, WEB and Mobile)

Planning to automate testing for Multiple Environments (Desktop, WEB and Mobile). Searching for the most comfortable and cost efficient tool to use. Found some tools: Ranorex, eggPlant, TestComplete ...