Mobile Application Testing

What is Mobile Application Testing? and its Features

Mobile Application Testing

What is Mobile Application Testing? and its Features

It is the process by which the mobile apps are tested for functionality, usability, and consistency.  Testing apps on mobile devices can be done manually or with automation. Many mobile apps come pre-installed or installed from mobile software distribution systems.

Nowadays many businesses are done with the help of the mobile device so having a reliable mobile device is crucial for any type of online business. According to the latest reports, there are around 86% of the global population uses smart phones for their day-to-day activities. Mobile testing is a very important and crucial part of developing a bug-free mobile application that will make your app secure, reliable, and user-friendly.

Types of Mobile App testing

There are widely 2 types of mobile testing

1. Hardware Testing

The internal hardware, processors, screen size, resolution, camera, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi are tested.

2. Software or Application Testing

The apps that are working on the mobile device and their functionality are tested. There are also different sets of guidelines to test in different apps.

Native apps:

Created for use on a platform like mobile and tablets

Mobile Web Apps:

They are apps to access websites using different browsers like Chrome, and Firefox by connecting to a mobile network or Wi-Fi.

Hybrid Apps:

It is a combination of both native apps and web apps. They are written using the languages like HTML5 and CSS.

Features of Mobile App Testing

Functional Testing:

It aims to verify that each function of the app is working according to the requirements.  It will tell the amount of user flow to the app by the user interface, because the user may leave the app if it does not work according to their expectations.

Interruption Testing:

This will completely tell how an application responds when faced with unexpected interruptions like incoming calls, network coverage outage, low battery, device shutting down, and recovery. So every app should be optimized to deal with these types of interruptions.

Localization Testing:

It is done to ensure how the test feature work dependent on the geographical location of an app.  It will check functionalities according to different locations. Users always prefer apps that work according to their language, region, and device accessibility.

Speed Testing:

It is one of the crucial factors when it comes to speed, because users may leave an app if it takes more than 3 seconds to load hence, checking the load time of the app is very important to survive in the market.

Memory Leak Testing:

It happens when a computer program or application is unable to manage the memory which in turn results in poor performance of the apps.

Usability Testing:

It checks how an app works according to different user environments with the response from the users.  It should ensure the better end-to-end user experience.

Performance Testing:

Checks the performance of an app under various conditions such as speed, stability, and responsiveness according to different types o workload assigned to it.

Sapizon Technologies is one of the top mobile app development companies in the US with a team of skilled professionals in developing mobile apps according to the requirements. We also do mobile app testing to ensure that the software solution released in the market is sustainable for business.


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