Testing Mobile Apps Using Custom Cloud Devices

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Starting with Katalon Studio version 6.3.0, you can test your mobile applications on such custom cloud devices as Sauce Labs, BrowserStack,..

Katalon Studio supports running a Mobile script on both remote and custom cloud devices.

Notes: Generate Command dialog doesn't require the Remote Server URL and Remote Server Type, Katalon Studio uses the current settings of Remote execution.

Mobile Object Spy and Mobile Recorder

Starting with Katalon Studio version 6.3.0, Mobile Object Spy and Mobile Recorder are available on remote devices (not custom devices).

Remote Devices

In addition to Android, iOS and Kobiton devices, a new tool item Remote Devices is added to the UI of Mobile Object Spy and Mobile Recorder.

Configure a remote device

You can configure a remote device in 2 ways:

  • Project -> Settings -> Desired Capabilities -> Remote -> Enter the server URL, server type and desired capabilities.

  • Select Mobile Object Spy/Mobile Recorder -> Remote Devices. In the configurations field, click Edit. In the pop-up, users can enter the server URL, server type and desired capabilities.

Enter a Cloud Application ID

Cloud Application ID is the ID of the application file (.apk; .ipa) after being uploaded to the cloud. The Kobiton’s application ID, for instance, is kobiton-store:23616.

After you enter the application ID, the Start button is enabled.

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