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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Need to know what kind of issue is this? [closed]

It is tough to select the date of birth from the calendar. Change the calendar format so that it should be easy to choose the year. It should be user friendly, what kind of issue is this? UI or ...
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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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What is difference among performance testing on Mobile, Desktop and Web applications?

I need to know the difference in performance testing on web, mobile and desktop applications like what would be the use cases and test scenarios on these three different platforms?
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Open source project for mobile testing practice

I am a software tester. I want to practice software testing on mobile/smartphone(preferably on android OS). Are there any open source software projects or applications which i can test on my mobile? I ...
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How to report screen resolution of mobile phone for devs to replicate using 'mobile view'?

I found a defect using an LG G4 android device. It has a 5 inch screen and the manufacturer writes that it's resolution is 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD) PPI 538. I would like to report the defect stating the ...
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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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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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On updating a mobile application, user should stay logged in or not if mandatory fields for signup/signin are changed? [closed]

While testing installation and update of a mobile application, i came up with a scenario, i.e. i have installed application in mobile and i am already logged in to the application using valid ...
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Android Studio Emulator isn't coming up

Is just staying on this screen This is on my mac and I've updated everything I can see, including Android studio and HAXM. I've tried different android devices like a nexus 6P and a nexus 5 but same ...
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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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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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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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How can we test performance of a mobile application(both android and IOS)

I need to test the performance of a mobile application. I have used Jmeter tool to test it's services and APIs, but we want to test it's performance in device as well. is there any tool using which we ...
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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 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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Mobile Device Testing

We are currently testing a new website on device. However I believe we could test by operating system version and Prominent browser instead. Has anyone else tried this approach rather than testing on ...
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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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Functional test on mobile applications

How does one go about doing functional tests on mobile applications? Ideally one could write an automated test suite to run in an emulator or something but I don't know of any native emulators that ...
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Is cross-device or cross-browswer testing part of functional testing? [closed]

Let's say you're ready to start testing your functional requirements. Is it appropriate to do cross browser/device testing for each functional requirement?
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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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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 ...
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What solutions/tools are available to build a WiFi Test lab and allows to remotely control devices (that have the apps under test) connected via WiFi

Test Requirement: Perform Testing of Apps on Mobile devices (Platforms: iOS, Android, Windows), IETVs, Set Top Boxes connected via Home Wi-Fi networks (multi vendor cable modem hardwares). Problem ...
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Test whether SMS are received by customers

We send SMS to customers in multiple countries (several countries in Europe, US, Australia). Our customers use different mobile networks in their respective countries. How can we test that our SMS ...
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The company I work for have provided me with money to spend on training ? Need ideas on what to spend on to help further my QA career! [closed]

I've been working in QA for a year and a half now, I started of doing manual testing and then I've moved on to QA automation and or been using Ruby + selenium webdriver + page object model + page ...
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How can I simulate the connection of multiple devices at once?

I have a client that's developing a system that allows any user within range to connect and use the service. A router will be on-site and allow anybody within range to connect via WiFi. A virtual "...