There are most common mobile app testing mistakes which can be easily prevented when you are a software tester is working on mobile app testing and development. Below mentioned points can help you to start your mobile testing activities if you are new to mobile testing then this may help you in existing mobile testing approaches.
UI is more important than the app features: UI testing is important as this makes the first impression on the users but a tester must not only focus on testing what makes the app looks good. As an app tester, if you don’t render what is expected from user’s front then UI won’t make much difference. The app can be uninstalled by the users but still, there’s a good luck of winning back the customers.
Testing any app without core knowledge: This is the biggest mistake that app testers do. They have the responsibility of app testing and they tend to test randomly the features as UI, UX and then submitting the report. However, this is not actually how app testing is done. The app tester should have the core knowledge of the application as the business logic, features, and all the functional requirements. This is the way that the tester deals with all the functionalities and even ensures us to perform the tasks optimally according to the business requirements.
Improper Crash Logs: Crashing of an app is normal until the time your app is completely free from every bugs or error. But if this happens, after the launch then this can be the worst thing to happen. Nothing annoys a user than the frequent app crashes and this can be a reason for your app failure. Therefore, it is important to maintain proper report for all the crash at the testing phase itself and also mention what resolves the crashes. At this phase, also the in-depth knowledge is needed for any tester so that the correct report should be sent to the developers.
Testing Mobile App like a Web: The field of web development seems to be little slow and static and the concept of web development do not apply on the mobility world. In the web development, only a few browsers are enough for testing. However, in the mobile world, it becomes necessary to cover at least 15% of the market. The mobile apps need to be updated for almost every month. On the contrary, the web browsers are updated annually. Therefore web approach for mobile app testing is wrong.
In a Nutshell: The aim of app testing id to deliver the quality product at the end of the day. Therefore, it is very important for the testers to prevent small mistakes at every stage of testing and send a detailed report which can help the developers to fix the issues and deliver the error-free app.