Visual Studio App Center Test: Android 9 Pie Support, 3000+ Real Devices, Improved Test Notifications and More


Android 9 Pie

Have Your Dessert First: Test Your App on Android 9 Pie today

In today’s fast-moving mobile world, it’s imperative to deliver high quality experiences on the latest platforms and operating systems. We are excited to announce Visual Studio App Center has same-day Test framework and device support for Android 9 Pie! Get ahead of any breaking changes to your app that could be caused by this major platform update. Bring your preferred testing tools, App Center supports the most popular Android UI automation testing frameworks: Espresso, Xamarin.UITest, and Appium.

To take advantage of our Android 9 Pie devices in App Center - Test, simply filter by Android 9.0 in the New Test Run device selection dialog:

3,000+ Real iOS and Android Devices and Counting

App Center is committed to providing you with the latest iOS and Android phones/tablets to test your app on. Our device catalog continues to grow to cover the deluge of new devices being released each year. We have now exceeded 3,000 physical iOS and Android devices for you to test your app on!

App Center - Real device lab

App Center - Real device lab

Improved Test Notifications

When a test run is complete, we’ll send all collaborators of your app an email with the results of your test run. This report is now configurable by navigating the App -> Settings -> Email Notifications -> “When a test run is completed”. Read Amanda Chew’s blog post about App Center notifications to learn more about these improvements.

Improved Test Notifications

Improved Test Notifications

Start testing today

If automated UI testing is not already part of your development pipeline, App Center can help. Log in or create your free App Center account to get started today!

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