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Getting Started with Real Device App Testing

Real device app testing is the process of testing a mobile application to ensure that their functionality and usability is not comprised when installed across multiple Android and iOS devices. With LambdaTest, you can test mobile applications manually to ensure they perform seamlessly across 3000 + real mobile devices.

Step 1: Login to your LambdaTest account. Go to App Testing under Real Device from the left sidebar.

Native Mobile App Testing

Step 2: Choose the OS version of your choice. ( Android or iOS )

Native Mobile App Testing

Step 3: You can upload an application directly from your system or by entering a valid public URL. Once the app gets uploaded you can select the app from the applist or use the search bar to find a specific application. The uploading time may vary depending on the size of the application.

In the case of Android, you can install from Play Store or App Center.

Native Mobile App Testing

In the case of iOS, you can install from the App Store, Test Flight or from App Center.


Step 4: You can select your preferred region from the Region dropdown. Choose from the available regions i.e., North America, Europe, Asia, or select All. If you would like to choose devices from specific regions, please reach out to to get the option enabled.

Real Device Region Feature

Step 5: Select the Tunnel option in the top right corner (optional) to test your locally hosted and privately hosted websites.

Check out our detailed support documentation to learn how to activate the LT Tunnel.

Real Device Tunnel

Step 6: Select the preferred Brand, Device Name and OS Version to easily navigate to your required device. You can also use the search bar to select your devices.

Step 7: Click on Start to run your test session.

Test across 3000+ combinations of browsers, real devices & OS.

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