Manage your devices and applications through Mobile Device Manager (MDM).
- Access to MDM is done only through Studio Pro
- You can only start a single MDM instance at a time.
Mobile Device Manager fires up showing you a Welcome tab where you can quickly take several actions, such as starting an application or opening a log.
The following table lists the actions that you can take in the Welcome tab.
Open the Devices tab. For more information, see Managing Device.
Open the Applications tab. For more information, see Managing Applications.
Start an application
Create a connection by selecting a device and an application, and switching logging settings.
Choose and open a log in a new tab to review actions, requests, and events. For more information, see Logs and Execution Timeline.
Export the list of configured devices and applications as a JSON file.
Import the list of configured devices and applications as a JSON file. New configurations are added on top of existing ones, if applicable. Duplicate devices and applications are deleted if found during importing.
The project settings apply to the current project only. You can change the default log path, configure device interaction settings, or variables your devices and applications.
To configure project settings, open Mobile Device Manager, and navigate to Project Setting > Project Level Settings. The following table lists the settings that you can configure at the project level.
Change the default log path. Consider setting the log path to a shared network drive to expand member access to resources. For more information, see Logs and Execution Timeline.
Context-aware elements discovery
Improve element discoverability when you hover your mouse over the device, based on context-awareness. This feature is activated by default. For more information, see Device Interaction.
Maximum allowed lengths for IDs
Set a practical length for your element ID. The default value is set to
Normalize slider value
Set a range for your slider value between 0 and 1.
Define variables to build dynamic values. For example, if you have an Appium endpoint, you can define a variable to be used for all of your devices. You can use variables when you configure both devices and applications.
To configure variables:
- Open Studio and navigate to Mobile Automation > Mobile Device Manager.
- Navigate to Project Settings > Variables.
- Configure a Name and a Value. You can only add letter characters.
- Click Save & Close.
When you configure devices, you can use variables for the following fields:
- Device Name
- Platform Version
For application configuration, you can use variables for the following fields::
- App Package
- App Activity
- Start Page