The demand for mobiles is increasing day after day as people use the mobile every few minutes and this is made the use of mobile phone or the demand to be like a basic need that needs to be addressed. 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. The studies done recently, it has been noticed that some businesses especially the new businesses are surviving by mobile applications such as gaming applications like candy crush, Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook, mobile wallet, Snapchat, Google map, flight track, the list is endless. Testing of the mobile applications, therefore, is necessary to be done across all devices.
The application testing is a process that involves testing the application software developed for that mobile device to test of know the functionality, usability, and consistency of the device.Mobile application testing can be done in two ways, for example, it can be automated or manual type of testing. The the mobile app testing process is not an easy process because it has its challenges like choosing how to test, scripting and so on but the results are 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. Therefore conducting functionality testing for the mobile application your providing will increase the quality of the up hands attracting the more customers to use.
Many users of mobile devices today are using money applications to transact business or the other things they want to do using their mobiles. This makes it very necessary to conduct security application testing project any vulnerabilities that can be there for example in hacking, authorization, data security to name but a few to ensure that the user of the mobile application as the peace of mind to use the application. It is, therefore, necessary to conduct security testing on the mobile application your giving to the people and businesses so that they can be guaranteed of the security of their money and other information that needs to be secured.
It is necessary also to conduct usability test because he deserves money and effort and also time because the application becomes more usable.