No. You don't need to install any software or extension or plugin or setting configurations of any type. Just need to login to LambdaTest.com, open the virtual machine through launcher, and start testing. That's the beauty of cloud. It gets you started super quick.
There are 2000+ browsers, browser versions, operating systems, devices, and resolutions to choose from. To find out about the complete list of available browsers, checkout this page here.
All desktop session right now are running on real browsers real operating system and are powered by real machines. Mobile browsers right now are running on emulators. We are working right now to bring real mobile devices as well.
Microsoft Windows Desktop Editions licences does not support remote access to users. So we use Windows Server editions and implement Desktop experience in it. It has exactly the same experience as Windows desktop editions and they are running Internet Explorers made for desktop editions.
Whenever a new stable browser version is released we usually implement it in our platform within a week. We also test them ourselves first before providing it to customers to make sure that testing experience is optimum for all users.
Here are the operating systems and browsers running on 32 Bit Operating systems.
All our virtual machines comes with pre-installed latest versions of Adobe Flash, Adobe Shockwave, Adobe Reader, JAVA Runtime Environment, Microsoft Silverlight, and Quicktime.
You would have full access to all keyboard shortcuts. For people using same operating systems on both their local computer and virtual machine won't have any problems. However people who are using Mac machines to access Windows VM or Windows machine to access Mac VM, would have to careful about OS specific shortcuts. For example when working on Mac OS, use Control Key instead of command key for copy pasting.
Yes you can. You would have full access to download and upload functionalities. You can access Downloads folder through File-> Open file, or Control+O shortcut. Be advised however, each downloaded file will be automatically erased on shutting down the sessions.
You would have full access to all browsers settings. Be advised however, if you need very specific browser settings, you would have to re-configure browser settings on starting each new session.
For Chrome and Firefox browsers, you should be able to access audio streaming and therefore should be able to hear sounds properly. For mobile emulators, Internet Explorer, and Safari, we currently dont have support to provide you access to Audio. It's because of the inherent technology involved in these browsers. We are working on a workaround though so let's see.
In the free plan you can run only one session at a time. Paid plan users can run multiple sessions depending upon their plan. Click here to checkout multiple session plans and their pricing.
The number of sessions is limited by number of sessions running by a organisation, not by user. Therefore it is entirely possible that you reach out of session limit even if only one or two users are using LambdaTest tool. Co-ordinate with your teammates in this case. If you are sure there is session issue from our end, you can raise a ticket at our support portal here. Don't worry, we have a very fast turnaround time.
By default, if you leave the Lamdatest Live session idle for 5 minutes, the app will prompt a reminder. If no action is taken then LambdaTest would close the live session. You can change this setting from Live settings options. Checkout this link to understand more about it.
Switching tab won't stop or pause the Live session. If left idle for 5 minutes or more, Lambdates will prompt a reminder and if unanswered will close the session.
The moment you close the session, LambdaTest automatically sanitize the whole virtual machine. What that means is that we delete all historical data, downloads, installed extensions, saved passwords, etc. We reset the browsers to factory settings. This automatically logs you out of all pages and auto deletes all data that you may have saved. You would still have access to screenshots and issues you may have generated during the session.
Right now yes. Every time you close a session we would reset all settings. We are working on a way to help you change and save a set of customized default browser settings. If your need is critical and changing browser settings in each new session takes a lot of your time, send us a message from here. We will try to find a solution for you.
There maybe a number of reasons why this happened which include
LambdaTest test system allows only a limited number of concurrent running sessions per organisation. This limit is defined by the plan that you have subscribed. If you need more concurrent sessions, you can change your plan here, or contact one of our sales executive by leaving a message here.
It's simple. In real time browser, on left side you will find multiple action buttons in the controller. One of them will be a screenshot button with camera icon. Just click that and in no time your screenshot will be recorded. Once recorded, an image editor will pop up where you can edit the screenshot, mark it as a bug and comment about the details. Lastly, you can find them anytime in test logs section of the menu.
By going to the issue tracker, you can add your teammates as watchers for the particular issue and you can also assign them the issue by marking them as 'assignee'. Incase the team-mate is not added yet, you will also find an option in the tracker to invite them.
LambdaTest Live has all major developer debugging tools like Firebug, Web Developer, YSlow etc. For complete list of Developer tools that comes pre-installed with the browsers, checkout this page here.
Yes. You have full access to browser extensions and therefore can install any additional tool you like. However that tool be deleted once you close the Live session and you would have to reinstall it again in next session to use. If you are facing any problem around installing a tool on browser, raise an issue in LambdaTest Support portal and we would be glad to help you out.
To know more about browsers os devices and resolutions supported by LambdaTest checkout this page here.
Yes. You can share these screenshots with your team. To know more about how you can do it, check out this tutorial guide here.
LambdaTest comes with enterprise level local tunneling features. You can connect your local or production servers with LambdaTest Servers via secure SSH protocols and test your secure pages easily.
LambdaTest won't stop or pause the screenshot generation process. LambdaTest automatic screenshot tool will generate screenshots and then will wait for your further actions.
It means that you have either reached the number of concurrent sessions limit or there is some other type of testing session running somewhere in your account. Check all your tabs in all browsers and close any live or automated screenshot session running in them.
Yes, you can. To know more about it checkout this guide here.