Testing Mobile App Testing QA Check list
Once Asked in an Interview, What Is the Difference Between Defect and a Bug?
Candidate: Can I Explain this with an example.
Candidate: Once a guy went to a tea shop and ordered one cup of tea and when the tea came he saw a fly in his cup.
Now this is a BUG.
Employer: Laughed and said my dear now you tell me what is a defect?
Candidate: Once a Guy went to a tea shop and ordered a tea and when a tea came he tasted and said there is less sugar in the tea.
Now this is a defect!
Employer: Laughed Hahahaha Haaa and said Can You Elaborate what you want to say?
Candidate: Yes Sir!
You can manage to drink a cup of tea with less or more sugar but you can’t drink a cup of tea with a bug.
Mobile App testing Check for QA
|Unit Testing||Testing a particular set of code independent of other functionalities of the App.|
|Functional Testing||Testing All possible positive or True test Scenarios, Specifically Called as Business Flows|
|Integration Testing||Social connect, Payment Gateway, Cloud Services, Web Based Portal integration, Data sink if any.|
|Network Test||Ways to create Network zone and no network zone,
Check how app behaves in this.
Try disabling wifi while using app.
Try stopping data flow by using IP via network tool.
Try Stopping the Application using application manager.
|Thread or instance Test||If we have multiple task or window functionality, artificially create many instances & Check|
|Regression Testing||Most Important part, every time new release is exposed. QA should do regression testing. This is up to QA’s Intelligence to decide which part might affect.|
|Performance Testing||If Possible Try Atomizing the app flows to test the performance of the app, using emulators or paid tools|
|Usability Testing||Page Scrolling, Navigation Between Screens, Zoom in & Zoom out By Tapping, Buttons color, size, Coordinates, Labels & Forms View, Image, Data Grid View, Menu Navigation, Back & Next flow test.
|Interrupt handling||Call, Conf Call, Message etc|
|Memory Leak||Most of the apps in Mobile world crash due to memory leak.
In such scenarios on should always take help of App developers, mostly this occur in objects which the coder selects.
|Security Test||Brute force test, username & password test, Session Expiry test.
Special in case of IOS APP (SANDBOX Test with Install & Uninstall)
|Data Testing||Try Adding some negative or out of range values and check if the app behaves normal or not|
|Data Migration Test||Check Data Migration test ie: SD To Phone and Vice versa.|
|Installation / Uninstall||Installation Success, Uninstall Success, Side Effect test, App Start Stop Behavior|
|Backup Test||Archive functionality, Cloud, Email download link, phone backup etc|
|Version Upgrade||Check if app responds while getting upgraded|