Testing mobile apps is a very challenging task for QA engineers. With different operating systems (iOS, Android etc.), OS versions, and telecom carriers, the total number of unique device combinations is substantial.
Unlike desktop computers, the physical user interfaces of mobile devices vary tremendously. There’s different screen resolutions, screen sizes, and button placements, differences in features like GPS, front/back cameras, video, and accelerometers (or gyroscopes) for motion and orientation-sensing.
Below are the methods we use to overcome these challenges and deliver well tested, bug free mobile applications that users enjoy interacting with.