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Create your first app test on pCloudy

Testing of Apps on pCloudy devices is very simple. Lets see how to create your first manual app test. In this demonstration , we have picked up an Android App.

To get started, all you need is the application under test, a standard browser and internet connection.

6 Simple Steps:
  • Open www.pCloudy.com and login with your credentials.
  • Upload the App to the cloud drive.
  • Select the device to be used for testing.
  • Install the application on the device and start using the device the way you use it with the phone in hand.
  • While doing functional testing, you can also monitor the device logs and capture screen shots.
  • This platform will generate the statistics for you, which can be consumed any time after your testing is done.
Lets have a look at the video for better understanding.

Let us have a look at each step in detail through screenshots.

Create your first App Test

Step 1: Upload your test application to the cloud drive

Click on the "MY APP/DATA" tab.

Click on the Upload file button. A pop up will show to browse the app from the local system.

first app test

Click on Browse App to select and upload the file from local system.

Browse App

Select and Open the file you want to test on.

Open File
Step 2: Select the device for testing

Go to the devices tab. It will display you the list of available devices on the cloud.

Select the device on which you want to test your application.

Once you click on the "Cloud" button the device will be connected for you to be used.

Devices
Step 3: Install the application on the device

Once you connect to the device.

Install

Click on the Install tab from right pane.

A pop up will be displayed. Select the file to be tested from the cloud location. Click on the Install button to install the app on the device.

Here you go.

Application

You will be notified once your app is installed. Your application once installed on the device is ready to be tested.

App Installed
Step 4: Monitor device logs

Monitoring the device logs next to the device is very handy in pCloudy.

Click on the "Logs" button on the right most pane in the page and then click on initializing the Log Streaming.

Monitor Device Logs

You will be able to see all the logs next to your device.

Logs
Step 5: Capture and edit screen shot

To capture any screen from the device, just click on the "capture screen shot" button.

Capture Screenshot

pCloudy will capture the high quality screen shot with the skin of the device and display it next to the device.

Device One

You can also edit the screenshot by hovering your mouse on the screenshot and select the edit button.

Screenshot

Select the edit button and mark the affected area.

Edit Button

Click on save button and save your edited screenshot with a relevant name.

Save Screenshot

You can see all your screenshots and edited ones next to your device itself. And you can directly log a bug in your JIRA account from here itself. Click stop device session button to release the device back to cloud. Platform will clean up the device for you.

Stop Device Session
Step 6: Analyzing the test statistics

Post your testing you can always analyze the test statistics. pCloudy generates the complete session video, device logs & stores all the screen shots you have captured during your testing session.

Analyzing Test Statistics

Please find complete session video, entire device logs and all captured screen shots in a separate comprehensive report pop up. You can also log a bug after analyzing your reports from here.

Chart Report