Now we come to the most actionable page in the platform - The Devices page where we get all the required information about devices that a user looks for.
- In order to test an app on a device in pCloudy platform, login to your account using your ID and password.
- After successful login, you will land to your dashboard.
- Go to the Device page where you can find a comprehensive list of devices from where you can book a device available for testing. You can find detailed information about each device, connect to an available device for testing, book a device for future or optimize your testing by planning test on optimum number of devices based on a geography.
You can search for a device by the name, OS (android/iOS) version, or model number. There are two ways of connecting to a device:
- Connect to a device available on Cloud: You can connect to a device available on pCloudy platform instantly and perform any testing operation. This does not require reserving the device in advance.
- Book your Device: If the device you want to test on is not available for testing at that moment, then you have the privilege to book the device for future based on your needs. To book the device click on Book your device icon as shown in the screenshot below.
- A pop will be displayed asking you to fill the date, start and end time to book the device. Choose the date from the calendar given, select start and end time from the drop down menu. Click on Book to get your device booked for preferred time.
- My Bookings: All booked device are shown under My Bookings tab. Go to Devices Page and click on My Bookings tab to see your booked devices. You can cancel the bookings directly from here by clicking on X icon.
- Device Planner: You can increase the mobile test coverage through mobile device planner. Select the geographical location and the percentage of penetration of devices and you get a comprehensive report with the devices and the percentage of penetration of that device in the geo.
- UDID: It stands for Unique Device Identifier. Each iPhone or iPod Touch has a Unique Device Identifier (UDID), which is a sequence of 40 letters and numbers that is specific to your device.