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Use AssistiveTouch on remote iOS devices

The AssistiveTouch feature on iOS devices enables you to perform actions and gestures such as locking your screen, adjusting volume, restarting your device, etc. Check out Apple documentation for more information about AssistiveTouch on iOS devices.

App Live enables you to test your app on remote iOS devices using AssistiveTouch. Some scenarios that you can test with AssistiveTouch are:

  • simulate buttons
  • multi-finger gestures
  • custom actions
  • create new gestures

Test your app using AssistiveTouch

  1. Log in to the App Live dashboard.
  2. On the App Live dashboard, upload or install your app and select the device to start your test session.
  3. On the App Live vertical toolbar, click iOS Settings.
  4. Under General Settings, enable AssistiveTouch.
    You see a message in the device logs section that AssistiveTouch is enabled. Enable AssistiveTouch

Supported AssistiveTouch actions on App Live

  • Home
  • Notification Center
  • App Switcher
  • Screenshot
  • Reachability

General

  • Home
  • Notification Center
  • App Switcher
  • Screenshot
  • Reachability
  • Apple Pay (on select devices)

Custom actions

  • Double-tap
  • Long press
  • Pinch and rotate
  • Hold and drag

Gestures

  • Two-finger scroll
  • Three-finger scroll
  • Four-finger scroll
  • Five-finger scroll
  • Home
  • Notification Center
  • App Switcher
  • Screenshot
  • Reachability
  • Apple Pay (on select devices)
  • Home
  • Notification Center
  • App Switcher
  • Screenshot
  • Reachability
  • Apple Pay (on select devices)
  • Shake Gesture

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