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. 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.
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.
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. On the hand, it is important to conduct mobile application testing because it helps you in increasing the quality of the application regarding functionality and therefore you’re able to retain and attract even potential customers.
There many businesses transacting money using the mobile applications. 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.
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.