Myths About Automated Mobile UI Testing

The user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) of a mobile app has a direct impact on its popularity and profitability. Therefore, before launching a mobile application, organizations should thoroughly test the functionality and performance of the application, as well as its appearance, style and layout. 

Unraveling myths about automatic mobile testing:

Myth 1: Automation for testing mobile user interfaces takes extra time

Today, organizations need to complete mobile application development and testing in less time to reduce time to market. Many companies avoid automating mobile user interfaces because they believe the process is time-consuming. 

While user interface testing is automated, testers need time to write test scripts and maintain the box that complements the latest mobile devices. 

Myth 2: Full device coverage is impossible

The user interface of any modern mobile application should be tested on various devices from different manufacturers. Fragmentation makes it difficult for testers to cover most of the devices available in the market when testing the mobile user interface. 

Automation tools allow companies to avoid buying and maintaining a large number of mobile devices. Testers can use third-party cloud services to quickly load apps onto multiple devices and run tests efficiently. After completing the test, you can easily restore the factory settings of the device and reuse it easily in the future.

Myth 3: Automation for testing mobile user interfaces is expensive

Many companies find automation for testing mobile user interfaces expensive. You need to invest in tools, frameworks and skilled people to increase test coverage and reduce test time. Because; A significant percentage of organizations prefer to test the mobile user interface manually. Although inexpensive, manual testing is time consuming.