Configuring an iOS device for test automation.
Turning on the location service for TestArchitect Agent
allows the agent to run uninterrupted in the background, which is necessary for
Turn on the TestArchitect Agent location
Shut down all unnecessary running applications, except TestArchitect Agent. This ensures against the possibility
of running applications consuming too much memory, which risks causing the agent
Disabling Assistive Touch de-activates the accessible gesture commands. (Having
the accessible gesture commands active can result in unstable behavior in the
Set AssistiveTouch to
accessibility label is a property of some controls in iOS.
If your test needs to access this property, turn on Speak
Screen in iOS 8 or, in iOS 7,
Triple-Click Home to control Toggle
allows for the Interface
Viewer to capture the accessibility
- iOS 8:
- Enable Speak Screen.
- iOS 7:
- Scroll down to the Physical & Motor
section and then tap Accessibility
- Ensure that the VoiceOver option is
Disabling Auto-Lock ensures that your device does not
automatically lock its display while the automated test is running, which would
cause the test to fail:
Select the Never option.