With the advancement of the mobile technology and the advent of smartphones, more and more people are using the mobile device for the purposes of accessing the internet and communication. A study has shown that the number of people who will be using laptops or desktops to access the internet will drop considerably compared to the number that uses mobile devices to access the internet.
Since all app developers want their apps to be the best among customers, the increase of smart phone popularity has led to the increase of competition among app developer. Testing the developed app before launching it to the public is the best way to ensure your mobile app the best in the market and to generate profits. This is done so as to rectify any necessary glitches which might cause dissatisfaction from customers.
To perform the procedure of testing of the mobile app is a simple but effective method which saves times, you will need to follow some strategies. These strategies will not only help you in building your customer base, they will also earn you profits from loyal and satisfied customers.
Determine the devices which are popular. As a developer, you must first determine which type of device is popular among your target customer. This helps you in creating an app that is compatible with these devices and the test them accordingly. You must also be far sighted to be able to tell the devices that will become popular in future.
Legacy devices. Certain devices come into the market and creates a place among customers by their very own rights. Such devices might no longer be available in stores or their companies may have stopped upgrading their OS, but still they remain a hot favorite among users.
Thinking globally. Have the global market in mind when you plan to test your app. As your enterprise will be growing, so will the customer base. The growth is not limited to your country only. The app therefore needs to the tested in a manner that will satisfy the customers.
Size is important. Statistics shows that by 2020, they amount of people who use smart phones will increase to 24 billion. With an increase in customers, there will be a surge in the device types. When testing for developed apps, you will have to consider the resolution and size of screen of these devices. Since devices like apple watch, Samsung gear, Google glass and so forth can be used to access apps, you also need to have them in mind.
iOS and android. This point is very persistent and every developer should take t into account. Although most of the app users use android, global survey shows that about 50% of time used in app testing is dedicated to iOS apps every year.