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Issues related to testing on mobile devices (smartphones, tablets).

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What are some tools for testing Mobile web apps?

I'm thinking along the lines of a Firebug for the iPhone/iPad/Android/BB that can truly give more insight on the markup/scripts. Even when testing on the simulator/device, it's hard to truly simulate ...
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Mobile Device with custom Bluetooth Devices

We are currently looking for a mobile test solution for our latest product. Since the application is not standalone but works via a Bluetooth connection to embedded hardware (smart textile) we are ...
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Android: testing location on device cloud

Is there any mobile cloud testing service for Android offering enhanced location capabilities? My requirements are: Playback of recorded GPS/location data GPS data needs to be provided as 'real' data,...
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Appium | Getting error when using .click or sendkeys

I'm looking to start automation of a mobile application. I went through Appium related articles and most of them suggest to use Appium with Javascript. I explored online and setup appium and my code ...
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Where to find Beta-Testers

New to the site. Please let me know if this question is out of the scope of this forum, and if there is a better place to post it. I have developed many applications both in a production environment ...
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Unable to Locate Elements through Automator Viewer on Login Pop-up Box

I am working on a mobile project, but I got stuck with it, as I cannot Locate any element for this Login pop-up Box through UIAutomator Viewer, the only elements being displayed by the UIAutomator ...
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Unable to open the specified URL on a real device while running Selenium tests using ios-driver

I am trying to automate mobile web testing using ios-driver on an iPhone 6 plus (real device). The Safari browser opens but the specified URL (google.com in this case) is not opened (i.e. only "about:...
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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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How to always allow access to phone data automatically for USB connection of Android 8? [closed]

I have a testing mobile device Galaxy J5 Prime with Android version 8.0.0 and Samsung Experience version 9.0 I often have to plug in and plug out this device through USB connection and every time I ...
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Performance difference between mobile models having same chipset, RAM and OS [closed]

According to this article, One Plus 7 Pro scores higher than One Plus 7 in performance benchmarking. Looking at the specs I found that both the models have exactly same chipset, RAM and Operating ...
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How to install and test IPA file in Windows machine if I don't have real iPhone device [duplicate]

I want to test IPA file(iOS app) but I don't have real iOS device, only I have IPA file. How can I test it from my windows machine, by using some third party tool like Simulator?
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Mobile automation: Boss wants 100% coverage. How feasible is that?

Just started a new mobile automation role using react native for iOS. I'm not new to automation, but I am new to React Native (with detox and jest). The learning curve is slow, but we are getting ...
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What tools can be used to automate testing on Windows Phone 8?

What frameworks / tools enable to automate testing on Windows Phone 8 platform? I'm interested in testing of all application types, including: Mobile web Native apps Hybrid apps Silverlight apps
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Mobile App performance and load testing

How do I check mobile application performance/load testing? Currently, I have checked the app performance over different networks like 2g, 3g, wifi but I want to check how the app will behave when ...
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Mobile testing process: pro vs cons

In my current project, we have started to develop a Mobile app besides the Web-app. So, I'm curious and want to have your advice about : What's the difference between mobile app vs web-app? When ...
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Is there an option similar to Simtest to test the behavior of mobile devices in different countries?

Is there an option similar to Simtest to test the behavior of mobile devices in different countries? I have seem 3gproxy but I would like to know if there are another options
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How to do better performance testing using JMeter for mobile application

I am new to JMeter, Can anyone help me to do better performance testing of mobile application and graph with different ranging. e.g : Thread = 10 Ramp-Up=0 Loop Count =1 The outcome is Throughput ...
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Define different cases of Android test cases and ios test cases in same application

I have to write first time ios app test cases. I don't understand the different cases between android application and ios application of the same application. I know functionality-wise both are the ...
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How can I switch ON/OFF AIRPLANE mode and wifi using Appium?

How can I switch ON/OFF AIRPLANE mode and wifi using Appium ? Selenium has below option: NetworkConnection mobileDriver = (NetworkConnection) driver; if (mobileDriver.getNetworkConnection() != ...
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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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Unable to open Safari app on iPhone simulator while running Selenium test using ios-driver

I am trying to automate mobile web testing using ios-driver. The safari browser does not open even though the simulator launches. The configuration as shown on terminal by running the command java -...
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Testing mobile website with espresso or uiautomator

I'm trying to create a framework that will automate my mobile website tests. I will be using firebase test lab which only supports espresso and UI Automator. I only have experience with Appium for ...
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how to develop testing tool for android?

I am very new to mobile testing. I do not have any knowledge of creating test tool for mobile application. I want to create a test tool for Android 2.3 and above. Can anyone describe how to make ...
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iOS Mobile App Testing on Windows

I am taking my first dive into testing a mobile app. It will be available to iOS and Android. I've been searching for a way to test and automate iOS without having an actual iPhone or any other Mac ...
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destructive/stress testing test cases for Waze-like/location based mobile app [closed]

can i get suggestions regarding testing of location based Waze-like mobile apps thanks
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How to simulate multiple login and request on mobile app?

Just wanted to ask if there is a possibility to simulate multiple logins and request(e.g.100 users) on a mobile app? Is it possible using on JMeter? If Yes, How? Are there any other specific tools ...
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How to load test/stress test a video streaming application for mobile?

We have a requirement to test an interactive broadcast solution that would allow viewers to engage with a presenter through real time video and voice communication, the same will also be broadcast to ...
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How can I test iOS & Android mobile applications using Microsoft Visual Studio?

Here I have some test cases on Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), and those test case I have to execute on a real iPhone device but when I use Run & Record test of MTM to execute test cases its record ...
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Trainings about mobile app testing

I'm not familiar with trainings about testing because I learned everything my own, but there are - I have - options to attend on different trainings, especially about mobile app testing. Do you know ...
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Why session is not created in Bot-Bot? [closed]

I'm using Bot-Bot, Android automation testing tool with record and replay features. I was able to start a server, record and play sample APK accompanied by a bot. Now I need to test my own APK, so I ...
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How to create or mock 100+ wifi networks for testing purposes?

We have found an issue while testing our application in a specific location; whenever there are too many wifi networks in the vicinity, the app crashes. Does anyone know: How many wifi networks can ...
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How do I continuously stream Logcat data from a usb connected device to a file on PC until I decide to disconnect or stop testing?

I used to use the the GUI version of logcat via DDMS for getting Adb logcat info from Android Studio (or monitor.exe from SDK tools), but found it too distracting while trying to test. I would have ...
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How do we perform installation testing of a native Android app on different devices

We have one Android app which is live as well. So far we have some device in the company (around 3-4) and we have tested the app (installation and full functionality) over them and all working fine. ...
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While hiring can I ask a QA candidate to find bugs on this game as an interview homework

While interviewing a QA candidate, we showed him our company's game from the Google Play Store. We asked him to play a bit and tell what the game is about. The game is simple enough, and we expect ...
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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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How to find good cloud device testing tool?

I need to test my site on mobile and tab devices. But I don't have any real device for it. Please help me to find a cloud device testing tool.
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Testcases for mobile apps on different devices

I am developing test-cases for some mobile apps for my organization. Do I need to prepare different test cases for the same application for different devices like iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry? ...
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Mobile performance testing for Android [closed]

What tools can be used to test a mobile app in Android that was built using Angular 2? Is there any tool for testing performance like load, speed etc. for mobile apps?
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Is there any App to share android device screen? [closed]

We have to give a demo to our team for one of our Android Application. I was searching for an app like AirPlay that will share the screen of my Android device on the HDTV and team will be able to view ...
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Android + Marshmallow 6.0 : How to clear cache of app on Android?

I am testing an App on Marshmallow Android. Observed a few weird behaviors. To confirm I wanted to find the exact steps to reproduce the issue. I am trying to clear the cache on Android version 6.0 i....
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Free tool to test mobile apps manually

I want to know if there is any free tool available to manually test the mobile apps and mobile websites. I dont want to use the real devices. Need to emulate the devices
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Running Selenium webdriver scripts in android device (Samsung galaxy tab)-Portrait mode

I have been stuck in an issue while running selenium webdriver script in android device -Portrait mode. Script is running successfully in landscape mode but when we run the same script in android ...
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Performance testing of Cordova apps

Recently I started working on cordova application coded in AngularJS (targeted for Android and iOS). I must do some performance tests of few scenarios to check framerate and execution time of js. It's ...
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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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What can I unit test in a mobile app?

Some background first: we're developing custom mobile apps, most of them tailor made for B2E scenarios. At the moment, we're only testing manually. I know some people consider this a cardinal sin, but ...
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How to Test security of the android mobile application

I am new to testing the security of applications. I know basic security like invalid credentials but I don't know about mobile app security testing Please let me know how to check?
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Testing mobile application based on GPS

We developed application based on GPS, google maps and location, now we make localization and I should test how our application will work in China. Any tips? My location is in Israel. How can I ...
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How to simulate a network loss issue while Testing?

I am working on mobile applications. As we know every user shall have experienced network loss issues due to various reasons while using an app. Now my requirement is that how shall I guarantee an ...
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any suggestions on automation tools for mobile application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are some tools for testing Mobile web apps? Me and my friends have developed an application for all the mobile platforms. The mobile camera opens immediately after the ...
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iOS: check RAM usage on iPad

I am testing a mobile application on iPad at the moment. The problem is: I noticed that the longer that I ran this application, the slower it got and eventually it would crash. I suspect there is ...