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Mobile Application Test Cases

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This post will discuss some general scenarios one should keep in mind while testing any mobile application. As the number of applications increases day by day. For making the high-quality application testing required on the number of smartphones and other devices.

What is mobile application testing?

  • Usability Testing: Mobile application design and flow should be simple and easy to use. The aim is to provide a better user experience to the user.
  • Compatibility Testing: In compatibility testing, the application is tested on several mobile devices, tabs and iPad to ensure the application working fine. Application is also tested on different browsers to ensure the quality
  • Interface Testing: The application navigation flow and application are tested from the design perspective.
  • Service Testing: Test the application functionality and application behaviour online and offline.
  • Functional Testing: Perform all functional testing on the application.
  • Network Testing: Test application by switching to different networks. Test application on 3G, 4G, and 5G to a WIFI connection.
  • Recovery Testing: Testing of backups and recovery plan if a battery goes down, or data loss while upgrading the application from a store.
  • Installation Testing: Test the app’s behaviour after reinstallation of the application. For Example, your progress on the application should not be disturbed.
  • Security Testing: Test user data should be protected.

Types of Mobile Application

  1. Mobile web applications: Web pages transformed into web applications.
  2. Native Apps: Native applications developed on a particular framework. iOS and Android.
  3. Hybrid: Mobile application developed Combination of both web app and Native App.

Checklist For mobile Application Testing

Following are some vital checklists for application testing.

  1. Verify that the mobile application can be installed successfully from the play store or app store.
  2. Test the application by uninstalling and then reinstalling the application.
  3. Test mobile application behaviour on low battery.
  4. Test application while charging the cell phone or device.
  5. Make sure the app is working fine as the application is updated.
  6. Make sure the application is functional on a cross-platform. For Example, test on different devices like tabs, mobile and iPad.
  7. Test application on the different operating systems and android versions.
  8. Test the splash screen shown on opening the application or not.
  9. Verify the response when the application is running and a call or message is received.
  10. Verify that rate us functionality is working. On clicking on it, it should open the play store.
  11. Verify support screen is functional and user can be sent messages.
  12. Make sure the upload and download functionality is working fine for the application.
  13. Test save and delete functionality.
  14. Verify whether the payment method is working or not.
  15. Verify whether payment is carried out region-wise or not.
  16. Verify split-screen option is supported by the application or not.
  17. Test the application is working if the internet is off.
  18. Test the app by setting the permission on and off.
  19. Verify whether the restore purchasing option is functional or not.
  20. Test application on different screen resolutions, mobiles and iPads.
  21. Verify the user plan status or queries should not be discarded by reinstalling the application if the user makes any purchase.
  22. Verify the app behaviour by minimizing and opening the application.
  23. Test application on 2G, 3G, 5G and internet provided by the ISP.
  24. Verify app should be open on a tab on the push notifications sent by the application
  25. Observe the memory used by the application.
  26. Test the app on split-screen mode to verify the application should not crash.
  27. There should not be any glitch in the application.