Prototype Testing with InVision

At a Glance

UserTesting supports many different prototyping tools, such as InVision and others. Using Invision as a tool is helpful to easily create mockups. This article provides steps on how to set up your test and share your settings.


Setting Up Your Test

How to Set Up Share Settings

Invision is a prototyping tool that allows you to quickly and easily create clickable, interactive mockups. Just upload your designs or static images to InVision to turn them into working prototypes complete with gestures, transitions, and animations.

Once you've uploaded your image(s), you'll receive a URL for a high fidelity prototype which you can then share with test participants in a UserTesting study. 

Setting Up Your Test

1. Create a new unmoderated test.


2. Select Website.

You can select test participants from our panel or your own.

3. Add your audience.


Choose the demographics and filters you need.

Participants will need to download the InVision app. Let the test participants opt-in to this experience by adding a screener question letting them know they'll need to download an app.

4. Build your test plan.


First, you'll want to select the native browser requirement. Then, you can provide the URL to your prototype within a task.  By doing so, the participant's phone will automatically open the prototype link in the app.  Add additional tasks as needed, including any instructions needed to ensure they've downloaded the InVision app. 

5. Launch test. 

How to Set Up Share Settings

Here are some simple steps we recommend taking if you are using InVision to create your prototypes. These adjustments must be made BEFORE extracting the sharing link, as these settings often affect the URL of the prototype.

Extracting a Share URL

1) Open your project. Then click on Share.

2) Expand the additional sharing options by clicking More Options. Toggle Allow commenting on screens OFF and toggle Prevent hotspot hinting ON.

3) Copy the URL to share.

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