The number of times mobiles are being used by people today is increasing daily becoming a basic need for everyone to possess one. Businesses are finding it very hard to operate without the use of mobile applications because of the many benefits the business across by using the mobile applications. For instance, there are some businesses that are thriving and surviving fully by the use of mobile applications such as WhatsApp, Snapchat, Candy crush, mobile wallet, Facebook, Instagram, Skype, Google map, flight track to name but a few. It is therefore important that the mobile application is tested 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. There are many benefits of mobile application testing as discussed below.
During the app testing, one of the tests conducted is the functional test of the application to ensure that that the software is working as required. The reason why it is important to conduct the functionality testing is that of the competition, and if your customers find that your application is not working well as required, then they will shift to other applications from other providers of the same application hence you will lose your customers. 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. Businesses and individuals will always require that if they are to use the application that the data and the money they are transacting through the mobile application is secure and that is why it is very necessary for you as the provider of the application to guaranteed them the security of the data and the mobile money.
On the other hand, application testing helps in saving money time and effort in that because the application is usable by everyone introduces the cost of buying another app for use and also saves time because it is more usable than before.