Questions tagged [manual-testing]

Can also be described as "interactive testing" - used for any question involving testing performed by humans or with human intervention.

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How to effectively document exploratory testing sessions for future re-use without slowing down?

Background: On using exploratory testing heavily complimenting automated testing , where every tester documents his/her observations in individual personal ways in fast timebox sessions which is ...
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How to test a system alone with very little experience?

I have little experience with testing and I'm being hired to work on a team where I am the only tester. I'm struggling to find the best approach for the process. Being alone should I write down a test ...
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Overcoming Cultural Differences with off-shore people

starting position At the moment I have different test teams at my disposal who work on different continents or who accompany my project like now in India. I have noticed a wide variety of ...
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Are there more agile testing techniques like test jumpers, mob testing etc.?

In our project we want to move away from the regular testing methods (e.g. ISTQB specification based testing) and we want to expand our testing technique with agile testing techniques. Who knows agile ...
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How can I measure how effective my testing is? What metrics should I use?

I am working as SQA and mostly do smoke testing and regression testing manually. But I think it is consuming more time and I am not certain about if it's completely tested or not.
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Difference between Test coverage and RTM?

What is difference between Test coverage and Requirement traceability matrix?
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User Acceptance Testing with Single sign on enabled

our client want to test the system, UAT. But they have a single sign-on implemented. They want 1 single person to log in as 4 different users on their machine to perform UAT? But I assume single sign-...
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Usability testing vs UX testing.What is the difference?

I khow that UX - How user feels about using a product. UI-how easy it is to use a product and how convenient is a product to end user. Is it the same or not?
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Does the test and test tooling differ from Magento to other test tools or solutions?

I am on my way to one of my next Magento projects. Currently there is no test environment, no test days, no concepts or test plans. Even a team has to be set up first. I have already worked a lot in ...
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Why use an API test if I can get the same information from the website?

Why should I check the server response by using a GET call through an API if I already have a button on the site with the functionality to call the same method?
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How can I test some feature in all major mobile devices(android, apple etc) in minimal amount of time?

Someone asked me what strategy will you follow to test some important features of your application before prod release so that it will work on almost all the mobile devices? I gave Suggestions like: ...
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Testing earring [closed]

Here is my check list for testing earring. Manual testing Verify that skin will discolor (a black or green color) if the gold isn’t real. Genuine gold will not react with the skin. Automated ...
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JNLP file can harm ur computer warning of chrome using Selenium Java. Tried 3 options but none working

My goal is to download .jnlp file which is considered as a harmful file by chrome. So, i have thought 2-3 solutions for this. I am using Chrome 76 version and i dont want to downgrade the chrome ...
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When a non-important “step” fails, should the TC fail too?

Let's say you are testing a calculation done by function X. The test case looks like this: Open the menu and select F X Confirmation dialog appears Function screen appears Enter 10 and hit ENTER - ...
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Where can I get experience(volunteer) as a software Tester?

I am new to software testing. I want to gain some experience and exposure in it, so, I was looking for an opportunity to gain skills.
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Test if an API Service is available

I'm creating a test suite for a test that should check that a specific API Service is available. So I'm confused on exactly how I can check the availability of a service. Is it sufficient to only ...
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Trying to isolate if the application is sluggish or if it's a network congestion issue

I'm trying to nail down why our application is sluggish at certain times. The application sometimes is zippy almost instantaneous and other times it is slow as molasses. The application is run on a ...
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Are there generally accepted standards for frequency of bugs?

Are there any sort of general standards, levels or percentages for how many issues should be reopened due to a bug being found during testing? Of course this will vary but I am looking for a general ...
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Which browsing mode is better for Web App Testing? Incognito mode or Normal mode?

I have a web app for testing. Can someone tell which browsing mode(Incognito/Normal) is better? What are pros and cons of testing Web App in Incognito mode and Normal mode? My mentor advises to use ...
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How to write manual test cases for complex calculations

How do I write test cases for an application which consists of complex mathematical formula? For example, suppose a user wants to calculate total cost and values coming from more than 3 or 4 modules/...
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Benchmarking web page performance

I currently work in QA at a small software company that develops web based training software. Most of the work I do is manual usability testing but recently I've been tasked with performance testing ...
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How to test the content in a Japanese language website?

We are migrating the existing japanese website and relaunching in our company platform. I need to do the content testing in the migrated site. Please help me how to verify the Japanese content with ...
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Structuring of a test strategy paper (Review)

The first step is not to create a test plan, but a strategy paper which should provide basic information about the planning of a new concept. Since I am here with a customer who needs information for ...
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ISTQB question clarification (determination of tests in the program)

Analyze the following highly simplified procedure: Ask: "What type of ticket do you require, single or return?" IF the customer wants "return" Ask: "What rate, Standard or Cheap-day?" IF ...
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Staging Environment with API Gateway Environment

Short description My current test scenario is about designing a test staging environment that is addressed via an API gateway. We chose WSO2. They already have corresponding test frameworks on board, ...
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Testing Real World Objects - Interview

I have a Junior QA interview coming up, and I was asked to learn the basics of Selenium. I have done this through free tutorials. I am fine with the Selenium concepts, but I was told I would be asked ...
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What books or sites you recommend for learning how to create the best testing strategy for a product?

I work for a very complex and configurable product and I need to improve testing strategy for it. I dont want to deep dive into each of numerous test cases created for it before - instead I want to ...
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What is the name of use case of this type

Say there is feature that is accessible to different users using that they can submit the application if there is one unique id. I have logged in as user-01 in one browser and clicked on the feature ...
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How to write meaningful test case title in TestNG+Selenium

When writing manual test cases, the test case title used to be something like TC1: Verify that the user is able to login to facebook and react using heart. When trying to automate the scenario ...
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ASTQB State Transition Question

Question 28 of the ASTQB Foundation 2018 Sample Exam 1 reads: You have been given the following requirement: A user must log in to the system with a valid username and password. If they fail to ...
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ISTQB Question clarification [duplicate]

Question:- Consider the following statements i. an incident may be closed without being fixed ii. incidents may not be raised against documentation iii. the final stage of incident ...
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How to distinguish known issues from real misses and communicate both to management

As am I working in a small firm, there is no QA manager position here right now. We are working with different projects, currently I am focusing on 4 to 6 projects which are using agile development. ...
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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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Test cases for adding fingerprint in login form using biometric device

Can you suggest me some test cases for fingerprint functionality?
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How do I write console output values (from eclipse) in excel sheet through selenium WebDriver?

I want to print my verification messages in Excel instead of Eclipse console. Can you provide your suggestion to do above scenario in Selenium? Ex: Getting the Page title and printing in the console: ...
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If a problem only occurs randomly once in every N times on average, how many tests do I have to perform to be certain that it's now fixed?

I know that you can never be 100% sure, but is there a method to determine an appropriate number of tests?
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How can a software tester improve their note-taking skills while doing exploratory testing?

Should we take notes in a simple text file or should we take it in a fancy Excel sheet? How can we take effective notes that can be helpful while revisiting a testing module or application?
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Is it really possible to be a Full-Stack QA & if yes then list the technical skills required?

Everyone needs an all-rounder whether it is a software developer or Tester these days. Hence we are hearing the term “Full Stack QA” these days so my question is what skill-set makes a Full Stack QA &...
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Getting Error at the time of saving the test cases in Katalon Studio

Getting below error while saving test cases after recording. Can someone help me to understand and how to correct this?
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How do you ensure the quality of the design when the design is “by doing”?

I am convinced that an incremental design can be good. But if in the beginning a bad design is chosen and the subsequent steps are always based on it, in my opinion it can also run very badly. So ...
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How to organise tests for multiple versions of a feature

I have this scenario for using Jira and Zephyr: I wrote a test against "Feature A" for release "Release 1". Now some of the functionality of "Feature A" was changed for "Release 2". I want to be able ...
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How to further expand knowledge in Software QA?

I recently passed the ISTQB Foundation Level exam and even though I did pretty well in the exam I have the feeling that I haven’t learned much at all except maybe some basic concepts and a few ...
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Field Length Validation for Desktop Application which has maximum 1000 characters

The character limit we are updating each field to will differ based on the information they are capturing. As a couple of examples, Company Name will be updated from 630 characters to 1000, and ...
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Handling Issues in a agile environment? [duplicate]

Right now I'm almost tormented by answering the following question: "How do we handle our errors and issues in an agile environment?" Scrum is a framework that does not directly dictate how to ...
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What should I do when receiving testing modules depended module is not completed from developer side

You are getting a build for testing with three modules, but the second module is in the development phase. So what do you do when you need to test the third module, which is dependent on the first and ...
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Is it possible to cover edge cases by using test design techniques

Is it possible to cover edge cases and corner cases by using test design techniques like; boundary value analysis, equivalence class testing... ?
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Product Testing is getting boring. Is it useful for my career growth?

We have a set of 3 base products with different domains of ERP, RMS and OMS. I have worked in all the products in my organization and the am getting bored of the testing cycle. Whenever we are testing ...
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Best way to communicate scenarios to be tested to the QA team

After finishing coding a new module for a web app, the team leader told me to inform the QA team to log in the dev version of the app and test all the possible scenarios. The obvious answer here, ...
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Without writing the test cases is good approach to test the product or software in Agile process?

We have Several projects are lined up along with the product testing. Due to time urgency and time constraints the test cases are not writing up for some functions and UI and doing the testing without ...
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How can QA honestly identify their own strengths and weaknesses?

As a QA, I think of myself as being a bit above average in my field. I get paid well, I get promotions, & I never had any problem getting a good job. I am fortunate enough to meet with new people ...