Eight Lessons in Mobile Usability Testing
If you’re new to mobile usability testing, fear not. It is not as hard as you might think but there are some key differences from testing a traditional website in a lab that you need to be aware of.
Over the past year, Tania Lang has done everything from testing a quit-smoking app with a woman whilst she breastfed her five-week-old on her sofa to testing a mobile car insurance website in a lab. She has conducted mobile usability testing with no recording technology out in the field as well as testing using a mobile sled system with webcams that feed into Morae usability test software.
In the hopes to save other UX professionals time and effort, Tania Lang has collected eight things that she has learned from all of this mobile usability testing.