Let us give us an insight into all the key device actions you can perform while performing functional tests of your mobile app.

The pre-requisite to be able to perform any key device actions are:

Login to your registered pCloudy account

Go to Devices page and connect to a device for test

Once the device is connected, you can see a range of features on the left and right pane. The major key device actions that you can perform are:

Text entry through Keyboard feature:

This feature allows you to send text on the device application text bar.

Click on" KEYBOARD "icon  . 

Once you click, a text bar appears at the top of the screen. You can enter the desired text in this text bar. 

Click on "SEND "button. The same will be sent to the application on the device. 

  Once the text is sent success message appears on screen.

Setting device location:

This feature helps you to set phone location (using "latitude" and "longitude") for any location aware app.

 For your location aware application you can change the geo-location of the device using this feature.

  • Click on "LOCATION"  .

  • After clicking  on "LOCATION ", Google Map with "Lat" and "Long" fields at top will appear. Enter Lat and Long or select your desired location from the given map and click on  "Set".

  • This new selected location will be given to your application under test.

Apart from this, here is a list of all the other device actions that can be performed on the platform while performing app test: