9 Steps to a Successful Mobile App Testing

In 2018, the total number of apps downloaded was over 200 billion and mobile app revenue is projected to hit $188 billion by 2020. These figures show that the app market is booming and the demand for apps is ever increasing. Although for an app to become popular, It has to be smooth and it should provide a pleasant user experience. To ensure that, organizations need to emphasize more on mobile app testing. It’s better to perform testing in an organized manner to save time and get better results. Let’s have a look at the steps involved to perform mobile app testing.

Step 1: Test Plan

Once you are ready with the test plan, you must figure out the devices you are going to use. Figure out the devices supported by your app and the oldest version of the operating system that is supported by the app. Also, pick the most popular device models for the target audience and keep screen sizes in mind. This can be a tricky task and you can make it easy with pCloudy, where you will find more than 5000 device browser combinations. You need to decide what testing needs to be performed for a function, performance, security, compatibility, usability etc.

Step 3: Test case document and script design

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The test cases and scripts are ready, now you need to execute both automation and manual test cases on the functionalities to ensure there are no irregularities. You can run manual as well as automated tests on pCloudy devices, where you can take screenshots, report a bug in Jira and maintain logs as well. It is loaded with cool features like AI-powered testing bot and local site testing.

Step 5: Usability and beta testing

Step 6: Performance testing

Step 7: Security and compliance testing

Step 8: Device testing

Step 9: Test summary report


Originally published at www.techavy.com.

pCloudy is the most powerful cloud-based App Testing Platform. Brand Marketing @ pCloudy (www.pcloudy.com)