Mobile App Testing – An Overview     

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Now a days Mobile technologies and smart phones are trending and changing the future of the world. In the fast growing world people’s engagement with the mobile devices have been increased in past few years. The mobile apps are very important and each day new apps have been launching and installing. Only developing an app is not required but also it has to be fully tested before execution and give customer apps that perform better. Mobile App Development Company focusing more testing that improves the quality of mobile apps and some of the testing such as security, usability testing are done to make the app more useful. So many tests are done on native, hybrid and web based apps so that they will work according to the platform.

Types of Mobile Testing

Usability Testing

The testing is done to make sure that it will provides satisfactory results to the users and give them user friendly environment to run the apps. Compatible testing is done for different mobile devices, browsers, and screen size accordingly as to know if the app is compatible with particular devices or not. Testing for online and offline services, memory usage, auto detection of files and database issues are tested.

Performance Testing

Testing is done to major the performance and maintaining the apps which are run on different platforms. Performance based such as battery consumptions, if  battery will go done then how to upgrade the apps , provides fast  2G, 3G ,Wi-Fi connections, testing the backup and recovery plans, easy sharing documents done to improve the performance.

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Security Testing

While testing data all the information’s are to be kept in private as it provides security and validate all the information to protect the data with proper authentication process. The testing is done to give mobile app a secure environment to execute on particular devices.

Challenges in Mobile App Testing

Mobile app is rapidly growing and in demand for its quality products without any errors. For all the companies’ mobile app have become a challenge to work across the cross platforms devices. Mobile app testing is a process by which developed apps are tested on the bases of functionality and usability. Main focus of companies is to get mobile apps which can perform better with cross platform devices. Hybrid App Development Company offering the apps which can run on multiple platforms that will save time and money both and provides user-friendly apps for better performance. There are several challenges that occurs while testing the mobile app and finding the errors quickly. Some of the challenges occurs while in mobile app testing includes:

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Multi Platform Compatibility

Mobile devices such as smartphone, iPhone, iPad, tablet etc. provides the cross platform compatibility to the users, so testing the variety of functionalities is not an easy task. There are many of tests which are done on mobile apps such as screen resolution testing, battery consumption, memory size testing etc. these tests are created separately and execute on different devices that will consume more time and is very expensive

Create End to End Tests

As the mobile market is increasing demand for more useful and user friendly app is increasing day by day. Tests for front and back ends are done separately and all the bugs are removed before execute the mobile apps. User expects variety for functionalities that will run flawlessly on their devices. So complete user’s expectation end to end tests are done so that apps will work accurately and provide satisfactory results

Testing Tools Availability

There are many tools available for testing the mobile apps that will provides error free apps. Choosing the right tool for testing different sections the main task such as fro screen resolution it has automation tools that will test and remove all the bugs easily. It will ensure the quality of the app that users can access the app without any error.

Performance Measurement

People are looking for the apps that perform well on the devices and give quick results. So all the performances are measured in automation tools that gives proper idea about the speed and how it is performing. Sometimes it become difficult to measure performance as it take a lot of time to recover from the errors.



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