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Upload audio files on remote Android devices

App Live enables you to upload audio files on remote Android devices and test various use cases, such as testing apps that require access to microphone and audio output, linking microphone to your app, testing the microphone recording feature, etc.

In this guide, you learn about:

Supported devices and files

All supported Android devices appear on the App Live device listing with the audio upload enabled icon next to them, as seen in the following image: Audio enabled logo on Android devices

The following audio files and file sizes are supported:

  • Files of the .aac, .mp3, .ogg, .wav, and .wma formats.
  • Maximum supported file size of 15 MB for .aac, .mp3, .ogg, and .wma files.
  • Maximum supported file size of 100 MB for .wav files.

Upload your app

  1. Log in to the App Live dashboard.
  2. On the App Live dashboard, upload or install your app from the left panel.
  3. From the right panel, select an Android device with the audio upload enabled logo, on which you want to test your app.
  4. Click Launch Session on the prompt to start your test session.
    Your setup session takes approximately 90 seconds.

Upload your audio file

  1. On the App Live vertical toolbar, click Media Injection.
  2. On the Media Injection prompt, click the Audio tab.
    A sample audio file is available on the device. You can use the sample file or upload your own audio file.
  3. Click Upload audio file to upload your own audio file.
    You see a message that your file is successfully uploaded.

Test your app with audio

Prerequisites

To test your app with audio:

  1. On the remote device, click the microphone icon on your app.
  2. On the App Live vertical toolbar, click Media Injection.
  3. On the Media Injection prompt, click the Audio tab.
  4. Click the play icon to play the audio.
Note: During the test session, you do not hear the sample audio when you play it. However, the app that you are testing receives the audio input from the sample audio file.

Additional information

  • If you upload a new audio file, the new file replaces the old audio file.
  • If you do not upload any new audio file for 30 days, your last uploaded file is removed and is replaced with the sample audio file. Audio file stored for 30 days
  • You can switch devices during your test session on supported audio upload enabled devices. The Media Injection option in the new device displays the audio file that you uploaded. You can test the same audio file on the new device.

Troubleshooting

The troubleshooting page lists some common errors that you may see when using audio injection on remote Android devices.

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