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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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 mobile browser link directed from app in Appium?

In a test written in Appium, I have a scenario where clicking on android button redirects to the website. I want to check whether the site URL is valid or not. How is it possible to test the link?
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Unable to tap on Search on android keyboard using pressKeyCode(int) method

I am a beginner in Appium automation. The application I am testing, have this scenario where I need to tap on Search button from the native keyboard. I have tried with pressKeyCode method but getting ...
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Showing error - “Returned value cannot be converted to WebElement: {ELEMENT=1} ” in appium using java

I have below configurations : Javaclient : java-client-5.0.2 Selenium : 3.0.1 Java : 144 Appium v1.4.16 This is my code : package com.metatag.poc; import io.appium.java_client....
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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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What is the difference between selenium vs appium webdriver?

When exploring automation for Android with running appium server, I noticed using selenium webdriver my code works fine. In a previous example, I saw appium driver for ios automation. So what is the ...
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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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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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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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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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Appium 1.4.13 How to resolve error: Could not detect Mac OS X Version from sw_vers output: '10.12 ']?

Environment : macOS Sierra, Appium version 1.4.13 (Draco) I am not able run appium. Please help, How to fixed this issue? appium doctor has not worked. Error : info AppiumDoctor ### Diagnostic ...
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Android application not launching with Appium

I have downloaded the latest Appium Desktop to inspect the different elements for automating an app. I was able to launch the calculator app on my Android phone but was unable to launch an app that I ...
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How to auto scroll Appium Server Console log at bottom

Problem : I used to view/analyze Appium server Console logs during any test cases execution. But the problem is Appium server console always Auto scroll to top which result hiding latest logs. I have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Appium + Android Camera : How to automate android camera scenarios using Appium? Any work around?

I'm trying to automate an Android test on a real device using Appium in which I have an App that in order to complete a registration will ask the user to take a Selfie, so when the user clicks this ...
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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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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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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 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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Getting web driver exception message while tapping list elements using appium

I am using appium 1.4.8 on mac and I'm automating native app using selenium. I am stuck at a situation where I need to tap each element in a list. I wrote below code: List allKeywords=driver....
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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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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 ...
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Tools for testing iPhone apps

I was wondering if there any automation tools out there that can help with the process of testing an iPhone application on the device itself and not on a simulator. Ideally, it would have to simulate ...