Introduction to Mobile Application Testing

Master the skills for testing mobile apps and become a professional mobile app tester with this free online course.

Mobile application testing is a process in which software applications developed for mobile devices are tested for their functionality. With this fast-growing technology, there is a high demand for testers. This free online course covers everything you need to know about mobile application testing and how to effectively test a beta build before releasing an app. You will also work on some real-life projects to enhance your learning.

In This Free Course, You Will Learn How To

  • Differentiate between real devices, emulators, and simulators
  • Explain how to write a resume as a mobile application tester
  • Identify the best strategy to test all mobile applications
  • Discuss the challenges faced by mobile application testers
  • Describe how to write bug’s reports for mobile applications
  • Identify the best beta test tool to use as a mobile app tester
  • List the different types of mobile applications

Course Modules


Guide to Mobile Application Testing

In this module, you will be introduced to mobile application testing. You will learn why mobile application testing is important. You will also study some common terminologies used in mobile application testing, as well as the differences between real devices, emulators, and simulators. Also, you will be taught some mobile-specific testing.

Guide to Mobile Application Testing – Learning Outcomes


Test Cases Attributes: Software Testing Basic

Bug’s Attributes: Software Testing Basic

Mobile Specific Testing

Beta Tools, Resume Preparating and Chanages in Mobile App Testing

Guide to Mobile Application Testing – Lesson Summary


Course assessment

Introduction to Mobile Application Testing – Course Assessment

Course Description

Mobile application testing entails testing software applications developed for mobile devices for their functionality, durability, and consistency. This free online course begins with a brief introduction to the practice of mobile application testing. You will learn about the importance of mobile app development and testing the application after development. We will show you mobile app consumer spending statistics and a projection of mobile applications’ revenue through paid downloads and in-app advertisements globally. Furthermore, we’ll guide you through the types of mobile app testing and how the testing is done. We will also cover five key points to note while testing mobile applications. Moreover, you will explore some of the terminologies used in mobile application development. These keywords or terminologies are only used in mobile application development and testing. Knowing and understanding them will help you in any interview to become a mobile application tester.

Next, you will study real mobile devices, emulators, and simulators. We will explain the characteristics, similarities, and differences between these devices regarding Android and iOS. Then, we will explore the different types of mobile applications available. We’ll highlight native, hybrid, and web applications, as well as some strategies to test all your mobile applications. These strategies are based on the course instructor’s own experience with mobile application testing. We will show you how to test apps on the oldest and latest versions of supported devices and how to follow App Store guidelines so that your apps are not rejected during the review process. Also, you will be trained to effectively write test cases and bug reports for your mobile apps. We will explain the attributes necessary for writing these reports and how to write them on real-life devices.

Furthermore, we’ll study types of interrupts testing, scenarios of interrupts testing, and few examples of interruptions in mobile devices. Then, you will study network testing, why it is important on slow networks like 2G, and other aspects of network testing. Also, the instructor will talk about installation testing and how to perform installation testing on different operating systems and devices. Additionally, the instructor will discuss push notifications and how to test mobile push notifications. We will also address the benefits of using push notifications. We will highlight the various app distribution tools needed to distribute test build apps to testers and other stakeholders. Some challenges testers face when testing an application will be analyzed. Towards the end of the course, We will also train you to prepare a resume for a job as a mobile app tester. This course is beneficial if you have little or no knowledge of mobile application testing and are starting from scratch. Enrol today.