TestGrid Mobile 101 – Create your scriptless mobile test case

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1. Go to Application

    • Click on Application.
    • It will take you to the Dashboard.

2. Add Application

    • Click on Add Test Application to add a new app for testing.
    • Below the Popup box will appear on the screen.

    • Add your Application name
    • Click on Save button.

3. Open TG-TestCase Writer

    • Click on TG-TestCase Writer.
    • Select your app from the list.

4. Add Version

    • Click on Add Version.
    • Below Popup box will appear on the screen.

    • Enter your version name and description.
    • Platform: Select the platform from the dropdown list.
      • Flatforms are Android, iOS, Web
    • Branch: branch should be master.
    • Click on Save button.

5. Add Module

    • Click on Add Module.
    • Below Popup box will appear on the screen.

    • Add your Module Name and Module Description.

Global variables

There are 4 global variables that are used to define the testing framework configurations.

Here are the default configuration values :

Variable Description Default Value
NeedsResetOnceBeforeTest Require to reset the application before starting all tests? False
NeedsResetBeforeEveryMethod Require to reset application 

before every test case?


Add all values and then click on Save. You can see your module added in the left panel.

6. Module Components

    • Click on your Module (i.e. SampleModule) from the left panel.
    • It will show you the above screen containing below Module Components :
      • Resources
      • Test Functions 
      • Test Cases
      • Network Assert
      • Custom Scripts

7. Add Resources Using Element Extractor

    • Click on Upload using Element Extractor.
    • Element Extractor will open in a new tab.

Select App

    • Choose the path to your .apk file or Bundle Identifier.
    • Click on Next.

Choose Device

    • Wait for the Extractor to find your connected device.
    • If there are multiple devices connected select one from the dropdown list.
    • Click on the Next.

Select TG-Project

    • Test Case Writer project: Select an application from the provided dropdown list.
    • Version: “Select a Version” or “Add a New Version” from Test Case Writer.
    • Module: Select the module you wish to use or “Add Module” in the drop-down menu (your elements will later be found under this module).
    • Click on Next button.
    • Wait for the extractor to find the automation tools
    • Click on Next button.

Extract Element

    • Create a new page by clicking on the + sign.
    • Name the page and click OK.
    • Click on Upload button.

    • Once you have selected your elements to click on Save to extract the elements on that page.

    • The screen on your device will reflect the screen the elements are being extracted from.
    • Use the Refresh Screenshot button to update the screen on your device to gather Elements from the next screen.

8. Add Resources Manually

    • Click on Add Resources button.
    • Below Popup box will appear on the screen. 
    • Add Resource Variable Name and XPath / ID.

9. Add Test Case

The test case is a set of conditions that determines if the application or one of its module is behaving as expected. You can write multiple test cases in a single module. Test cases are executed in alphabetically ascending order of test case names.

    • To add a new Test Case, Click on Add Test Case button.

    • Add TestCase Name and Description.

Example Steps

Step1:  Wait till the email field is appears.

Step2:  This email id “test@test.com” is typed in the email field.

Step3: This password “test@123” is typed in the password field.

Step4:  Tap on Login Button.

10. Run Test Case

    • Select the test case for the run.
    • Click on Run button.
    • Below Popup box will appear on the screen. 

Select OS

    • Select the type of application from the dropdown.
    • Type of applications is Android and iOS.
    • Click on Next button.

App Upload

    • Upload the .ipa/.apk file you wish to test (only required the first time) 
      •  “Use previous .apk/.ipa” file will allow you to run the test cases on the device without a reinstall.
      • “Use previous .apk/.ipa” with the “Delete previous app from device & reinstall” in order to delete the app and reinstall it on the device.
    • Click on Next button.


    • Select devices (single or multiple).
    • Click on Run Test button.

Detailed Log

Now, You can see the Logs & Screenshots of the App as it’s running on TG Server.

Build Summary

    • Click on Build Summary.
    • You can see the full Build Summary.

Transaction Analysis

    • Click on Transaction Analysis.
    • You can see the full Transaction Analysis.

Network Log

    • Click on Network Log.
    • You will see the Network Log as shown below.

    • You can change the graph type by click on this button.
    • There are 4 types of Network Log filters:
      • By Request
      • Data Size
      • Waterfall
      • List View


    • Click on Insights.
    • You can see the comparison of your current build with previous build results as below

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