The use of mobiles is becoming a basic need as people use them daily and few minutes. Businesses today cannot survive without the mobile applications as they are very beneficial to any business venture. In the current situations, there are some new businesses that are working on the business of mobile applications such as the Google map, flight track, mobile wallet, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat, gaming applications such as candy crush to name but a few. Testing of the mobile applications, therefore, is necessary to be done across all devices.
Mobile app testing is a process, it involves testing for the application software developed for the mobile device to test the functionality, consistently and usability. When any company wants to test for the application software of the mobile device, they can either do automated testing or manual type of testing on the software. Companies that do mobile testing find it very challenging for example, choosing how to test, accessing the device, scripting to name but a few but the investment is worth it. Discussed below are the reasons for conducting mobile application testing.
One of the testing done on the mobile applications is the functionality of the application to ensure that the application is working as required. It is important to conduct the functionality testing on the other application that your providing because there are many competitors during the same and if your mobile app is not functioning and customers find it that wanted then, you may end up losing all your customers to your competitors. Additionally, mobile application testing will increase the quality of the mobile application your providing to the mobile users, therefore, being able to retain customers and attract even more.
Today, there is an increased use of mobile money applications were businesses or persons transact business using their mobile phones. It is very necessary to conduct security testing because of many security issues that can be experienced by the mobile device user when the using the money application and also for the security of the data by ensuring that issues such as hacking are not experienced by the user.Conducting the security testing is important also in retaining the users of the application, and also you can generate more leads if it is a secure application to use for both data and money issues.
Conducting the usability test helps in saving money because they will not need to look for other applications and also deserves time and effort that could be used waiting for the application to be functional.