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

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how to test mobile application which uses wifi connection?

i am in need to test the application which was working based on the wi-fi signal strength,is it there any application/automation tool to randomize my wifi signal and check for applications ...
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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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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 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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Which automation tool should be learn for mobile devices? [closed]

I am working as a manual tester.I need to learn automation because my company has mobile application projects in pipeline process. So please suggest which tool should I learn ? Thanks in advance
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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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Checklist for mobile apps automation ROI

Suppose, your company develops mobile apps for different platforms with different teams & technologies. Which points would you put on the checklist to analyse the ROI (or usefulness) of ...
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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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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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Where can I find good tutorials for Cloud Environment, Automated Testing in Cloud and Tools [closed]

I want to learn automation testing in cloud and I do not have knowledge or experience in cloud environment. I searched over the internet and found some blogs, steps, etc but I am not sure whether ...
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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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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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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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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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Can Protractor tests be run in a mobile device and How?

I have seen that Protractor tests can be run with a Mobile Setup as described in Protractor Documentation, but this means you are running the tests on emulators. What I would like to accomplish is ...
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How to install an app in the Android SDK emulator

I am working on android automation testing. I need to install some .apk files in an emulator. So I have a few questions like: Where should I get the .apk file? How do I install the .apk file?
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What language is required when learning Selendroid?

I want to learn Selendroid. I do not know what language I need to know before starting with selendroid. I know selenium using Java. For selendroid, do I have to learn android?
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Running Selenium Script in Chrome browser in android devices

Can any one suggest me how to do a set up to run selenium scripts in chrome browser of android device? Currently script is running fine in native browser of android device, but the requirement is ...
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testing an nfc application

My company is currently developing a Near Field Communication(NFC) based application. What test scenarios need to be checked for NFC-based applications? How do I test the applications which use NFC? ...
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Best practices to automate mobile apps on non-jailbreak device using SeeTest

I am currently working on planning a test strategy for test automation for our mobile apps. The problem is that all the automation frameworks I've seen utilize a slightly different context than what ...
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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 "...
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Force 3G connection for iPhone? [closed]

I need to do some testing on 3G for a client and I have found no other way to do so without standing in the elevator. To avoid that, is there any way to force my iPhones to stay connected on 3G only? ...
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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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Internationalization and localization Testing: How to test app on Android which do not have that particular language support [closed]

I feel like I'm chasing my tail on this one, but I need to be able to test in languages not listed under Settings > Language & Input > Language. I've spoken with Samsung & Motorola and they ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What are alternatives to Device Anywhere for Mobile Web Testing?

I am looking for alternative tools to Device Anywhere that offer carrier access. This is for mobile web testing (NOT Web App). My Question: What are some alternative tools to Device Anywhere that ...
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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 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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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 + 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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Automated testing for mobile applications

I am looking for an application like selenium but for mobile devices such as android/IOS would anyone have any applications that would suit this description?
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Triggering Appium testing scripts in IOS/Android

I am new to mobile automation. I need to know the ways we can achieve triggering automation scripts. Need to trigger my testing scripts when mobile OS is upgraded. Need to trigger my testing scripts ...
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Which tools can automate remote control functionality from web to mobile devices

I have application like to control mobile devices remotely from Web. My Requirement is: 1. Login to the webpage (WPF app) 2. Enter Phone Number in the search field on launched webpage & ...
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Is there any tool to check Performace of the mobile web site on real mobile devices?

Could you please suggest a tool that can be used to measure performance of a web site on real Mobile devices like Android, iOS etc. ? Is there any tool that can be used on Mobile devices and on a ...
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Authentic Testing of Mobile Website

I'm currently on a project in which we've set up a test infrastructure for automated regression testing of the customer's website (that is, the desktop and mobile versions thereof). My question ...
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Is there a way to empty the browser appcache on mobile browsers? [closed]

On any mobile browser. Any info would be appreciated. I think I know how to do it on mobile safari, but I don't know about any of the others.
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Web application testing on Mobile browser

Currently we are working on one of the web app for Mobile (that will cover iOS and Android devices). So my question here is what should be the strategy for testing web apps: Is it necessary to check ...
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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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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?