Smartwatch App Testing
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Smartwatch App Testing

About the Book

This book is for all software testers out there who need to test for the different smartwatch platforms. The book will provide an overview of the different smartwatch platforms with a focus on design guidelines, input methods, connectivity, manufacturer as well as software features. Besides the platform knowledge you will get more than 40 test ideas on how to test smartwatch apps effectively.

The following topics will be covered in this book:

  • Introduction to smartwatches
  • TizenOS
  • watchOS
  • PebbleOS
  • Android Wear
  • Smartwatch App Testing Ideas
  • Smartwatch Testing Cheat Sheet

After reading this book you are able to handle the different smartwatch platforms. With the help of the provided test ideas and the testing cheat sheet, you know how to test smartwatch apps effectively. 

About the Author

Daniel Knott
Daniel Knott

Daniel is a mobile testing expert working as Lead Software Test Engineer at XING’s Android team. He started his software testing career in 2003 as a trainee at IBM. After his time at IBM, Daniel studied computer science with a focus on software development and testing. Since 2009, Daniel has worked for companies such as Accenture, AOE and XING. In several agile development projects he tested web, desktop or mobile applications. However, mobile testing became his passion and since the beginning of 2011 he is working in the mobile development and testing industry. He worked and is working with several mobile test automation tools such as Robotium, Calabash for iOS/ Android, Espresso and Keep It Functional. With the help of this tools, he developed a fully automated testing environment for Android and iOS.

Daniel likes to share his knowledge and therefore he started to share his experience on his blog as well as in several testing magazines. Daniel is a well-known mobile expert, a speaker at various conferences in Europe and since 2014, he is the author of the book „Hands-On Mobile App Testing“, more information about the book can be found at Next to his day to day job, Daniel is supporting the Mobile App Europe ( as program chair and is organizing a mobile testing meetup in Hamburg.

Get in touch with Daniel: 




Twitter: @dnlkntt


Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 Introduction to Smartwatches
  • Chapter 2 Tizen OS
  • Chapter 3 Apple watchOS
  • Chapter 4 Pebble OS
  • Chapter 5 Android Wear
  • Chapter 6 Smartwatch App Testing Ideas
  • Chapter 7 Smartwatch App Testing Cheat Sheet
  • About the Author

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