Page tree
Skip to end of metadata
Go to start of metadata

SeeTest 21.2 Release Notes
Released 25 February 2021 ,  Previous release notes   

The Highlights:

  Running XCUITest with Cucumberish Framework

                  We now support the cucumberish framework for XCUITest.
                  This allows automation engineers and developers to execute XCUITest with a BDD testing framework.

                  Visit the documentation for more details on how to execute XCUITest

 Latest Browser and OS Version Support

  • iOS 14.4.1
  • iOS 14.5 (Beta 2)
  • Android 11
  • Chrome: 88 (89 beta) 

  • Firefox: 86 (87 beta)
  • Edge: 88 (89 beta)
  • Safari: 14

  Supported Mobile Operating Systems

  • Android Devices
    • Android 5.1 and above
  • iOS Devices:
    • iOS 11.4.1
    • iOS 12.3.x, iOS 12.4.x
    • iOS 13 
    • iOS 14

    Please note: Support of iOS 11 will end on April 1st.

Notes and Known Issues

  • To ensure support for all encryption algorithms, you can enable Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) on the client's machine. To enable it, you can set the following parameter in file on the SeeTest client user's machine:


    This may assist in cases of
    For more information -

Additional New Features

 Remote Debugging - Connection is now allowed only through the Command line tool, see the documentation 

 Accessibility Project - Audio will be turned on automatically when a manual session starts to allow easy screen-readers testing

 Web Studios - Automation -  Improve error messages when opening an iOS device in Appium due to Xcode-iOS mismatch

 Execution Page - Add Appium Version tag 

 iOS - Alert Handling - Add "Cellular Data is Turned Off" to default rules

 Android - Improve Chrome launch time

Selenium Agent - Grid "View" - Remove black edges on "View" mode

Selenium - Grid - Safari Browsers - Switch window will reflect on the viewed window

Selenium - Manual - Hide download/upload button in case the machine is restricted

 Device Reservations Rest API - Allow Cloud Admin and Project Admin users to manage the device reservations via Rest API

 Cloud Management

This section is relevant only for Cloud Administrators.

To access the Cloud Management documentation, you should log in.

In case you do not have credentials please contact

Notes and Known Issues

    • Please review the updated System Requirements
    • In case you would like to support Appium Server open source in your cloud, please contact
    • MacMini 2020 M1 (apple chip) - we are planning to support the new MacMini for DHM  starting from version 21.3. 
    • High Sierra OS is no longer supported for Selenium Agents and Device Host Machine.

New Features

 Bug Fixes and Improvements

  • Selenium Mac - Safari browser automation test are stuck in queued, if there is an open manual session - Fixed

  • Reporter - Data is not passed to ElasticSearch instance - Fixed

  • Selenium Manual - Can't copy tunneling command from manual sessions - Fixed

  • Applications page - Checking unique name validation before the uploading the application

  • Devices Rest API -   Response should include reservation id when reserving a device - Fixed

  • Reports Page - moved to our New UI design

  • Devices Page - Edit dialog - moved to our New UI design

  • Selenium Agent Windows  Installer - Manual users are not created on non English machines - Fixed

 Next Release and Important Announcements

  • Due date*:  31.03.2021 or prior to

*Please note that the due date and highlights of the next release are as anticipated by Experitest on the date of release of the current version, and are forward-looking statements. Actual due dates and highlights may vary.

 Additional Resources and Notifications

  • On-Demand Webinar - "Build Better Apps with a Low-Code Development Approach" - to watch the recording click here
  • On-Demand Webinar "Demystify the DevOPs Landscape" - to watch the recording click here
  • Blog Post- "Top Challenges to Test Automation in 2021"read here

  • No labels