Unreleased Android testing is as simple as sharing a link with UserTesting. All you need to do is upload the public link to your app build or APK file when you order the test. Instructions will be provided to participants to download and install the unreleased Android app before they begin the test.
Step 1. Log in
Log into your dashboard.
Step 2. Create a Test
Click New and scroll down to select Create an unmoderated test.
Step 3. Choose whether you want to test a: Prototype, Website, or App
In this case, we'll select App.
Step 4. Select your panel
In order to test an unreleased Android app, you'll need to select Panels. Unreleased app testing is not yet available for My Recruit.
At this stage, you'll need to provide a public link to your app build or upload your APK file. You can also drag and drop the file.
Step 6. Select Your Audience
Use a saved audience or create from scratch. Indicate the number of participants you'd like for this study and indicate your demographic preferences. For app tests, participants can use a tablet or smartphone.
Screeners are multiple-choice questions that participants are required to answer correctly before they are able to accept your test. This is an optional feature you can select if the demographic fields above do not cover your requirements. Click here to read more about screeners.
Step 7. Build your test plan
You can use a saved test plan, or create from scratch.
First, provide basic instructions to help testers get in the right frame of mind. For example, "pretend you're shopping for a birthday gift for your mother", or "you took photos at a party and you want to share them with your friends".
Pro Tip: Feel free to add the following as your last task: "Please record yourself deleting the app from your device."
After participants finish recording their session, they'll see a pop-up questionnaire with 1 - 4 questions requiring a written response. You can use the default questions that are included with every test or write your own.
Step 8. Review and Launch Test
Review your test details before launching your test.
When you're ready, click Launch Test or Schedule Test to launch at a later time.