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Test with sample data

Testing a scenario may require a device to be loaded with sample test data such as photos, videos, contacts, etc. App Automate, by default, provides preloaded test data on BrowserStack remote devices to execute a test.

Currently, App Automate provides sample media files and contacts on the devices.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to:

Important: You can get the app_bundle_id for Android and iOS devices in the App column of your build on the App Automate dashboard.

Use preloaded media files

App Automate provides sample images and videos on a device for you to test your flows involving images or videos.

The following table lists the details of these preloaded media files:

OS Pre-loaded media file path Pre-loaded media file names
Android Images:
/sdcard/Pictures

Videos:
/sdcard/Movies
Images:
Android_O.png , BrowserStack.jpg , Laptop_with_code.jpg , Test_on_Real_Devices.jpg , UC_Browser_on_iOS.png , s8-tweet.jpg

Videos:
android-oreo.mp4 , ipx.mp4 , note_8_on_app_live_tweet.mp4
iOS Images:
/private/var/mobile/Media/DCIM/

Videos:
/private/var/mobile/Media/DCIM/
Images:
IMG_0001.PNG , IMG_0002.JPG , IMG_0003.PNG , IMG_0004.JPG , IMG_0005.JPG

Videos:
IMG_0007.MOV , IMG_0008.MOV , IMG_0009.MOV

Use preloaded contacts

App Automate provides sample contacts on a device for you to quickly test scenarios that need access to the contact list from the device.

These sample contacts are dummy data intended to be used exclusively for testing. You can download these sample contacts for your reference.

Learn how to upload preloaded media files on App Automate.

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