With SeeTest Automation you can fully control the iOS application being tested as well as the device's springboard. Controlling the device's springboard enables actions such as: Changing the device settings, Interaction with a non-instrumented application (like SMS, Contacts, Dialer…), Launch and kill application life-cycle.
Step 1: Prerequisites
- Install iTunes onto your computer (while SeeTest Automation is closed so the USB drivers can update)
Connect the device via USB to your computer.
Warning regarding landscape orientation
In order to work with an iOS device that is in landscape orientation, the device must be orientated to the right, not to the left (see image below). This means that the home button should be on the right side when the device is in landscape orientation.
Step 2: In SeeTest Automation go to Device Manager and click the Add Device icon and select iOS Device.
Step 3: Choose to configure profile to choose the method to enable device
Step 4: Click on the 'Import' Button
Step 5: Choose one of the following options to import a developer profile account certificates and mobile provision to SeeTest
From here you should continue for the next steps in the guide
- Register Apple Developer Account - Recommended Option! choose this option if you have an active membership as an iOS Developer
- Work with Apple ID Limited for 8 days per Apple ID (along with additional limitations), Use this if you want to get started and still don't have a developer account.
- Generate Device Enablement File (DEF) Using XDEF - Advanced users