Set up UFT for mobile testing

This topic describes how to set up your Mobile Center and UFT integrated testing environment.

Set up Mobile Center to integrate with UFT

Before you connect from UFT, set up Mobile Center and the devices you want to test from UFT.

Enable browser cookies

Enable browser cookies on the Mobile Center machine before you start testing with UFT.

Verify your device connection

Verify that your devices are connected to the Mobile Center server.

Prepare hybrid or native iOS apps

If you are testing hybrid or native mobile apps on iOS, you may need to prepare your apps before you start, including packaging and signing.

For details, see the Mobile Center Help.

Handle your apps after a Mobile Center upgrade

If you've upgraded Mobile Center, ensure that the app you are testing is compatible with the current version of Mobile Center.

Do the following:

  1. Remove all apps that were installed using the previous version. Do this on all relevant devices.

  2. Before running existing tests, set the Record and Run Settings to Install application before run.

    For more details, see Define Mobile Record and Run Settings.

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Set up your system for SSL and CA certificates

To use SSL with CA certificates with Mobile Center and UFT, you must first install your CA certificates on your UFT or Jenkins computer.

For details, see SSL with CA certificates.

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Start UFT and load Add-ins

Before working with Mobile Center, clear your browser cache on the UFT computer and load the Mobile Add-in.

Additionally, load the Web Add-in if you are testing any of the following:

  • Hybrid apps

  • Web apps using the Chrome emulator

  • Web apps using the MC Browser app through Mobile Center

Tip: Load Add-ins either when starting UFT, or later on from the UFT Add-in Manager. For details, see Manage add-ins.

Then, continue with Connect to Mobile Center and Define Mobile Record and Run Settings.

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Set up UFT Mobile testing with ALM

Integrate UFT, Mobile Center, and ALM to run your UFT Mobile tests directly from ALM.

To do this, first install the Unified Functional Testing Add-in for ALM on the ALM client machine.

For details, see Unified Functional Testing Add-in and Run your UFT tests from ALM.

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Set up UFT Mobile testing with continuous integration

Integrate UFT, Mobile Center, and your continuous integration server to run your UFT Mobile tests as part of your continuous integration process.

Ensure that the relevant plugin is installed on your machine.

For more details, see:

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