Mirror your Tests running on iOS and Android over Computer / TV

If you want to mirror your tests running on smartphones (iOS and Android) over your Mac machine / TV, then it’s pretty easy from Mac.

Please make sure that you Android / iOS phone is connected to your mac thorugh USB cable.

For iOS users

  1. Launch Quick Time Player in your Mac.
  2. Select New Movie Recording under File Menu (⌘+⌥ + N)
  3. In the popup window, select the down arrow near record button.
  4. Select iPhone from the List. That’s all.
  5. You are mirroring the iPhone screen on your Mac which can be connected to the Hanging TV/Monitor on the Wall.

Alternatively, Visor can also be used to connect your iPhone with a MAC machine and the iPhone can be controlled anywhere while connecting the machine through ‘Any Desk’.

For Android users

Android mirroring is dependent on a 3rd party tool. You can use Vysor. All you. Need to do is to install this tool on your mac machine and do the following configurations after installing:

  1. USB debugging should be enabled on your android device
  2. Connect your android smartphone to your Mac. When you connect for the first time, the mobile OS will ask for a USB debugging permission. Simply accept it.
  3. Vysor will install an APK on your device to sync.
  4. After few seconds you can see your mobile screen on your Mac through the Vysor window.
  5. The next time you connect your phone, Vysor will auto detect your phone and come with a mirror screen.

Using above described method, you can mirror your running tests of Android and iOS phones over your Mac/TV screen.

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