Add Tested Application Wizard - Add a New Mobile Application That Will Be Running on BitBar

Applies to TestComplete 15.49, last modified on March 17, 2023

The Add Tested Application wizard assists you in adding applications to the Tested Applications collection of your project. On this page of the wizard, you add an Android application (.apk) or an iOS application (.ipa) to the list of tested applications to upload them to the BitBar mobile device cloud or to a mobile device managed by a local Appium server.


  • An active license for TestComplete Mobile Module.

  • The Appium Support plugin must be enabled in TestComplete. You can check the plugin state in the File > Install Extensions dialog in TestComplete. You can find the plugin in the Mobile group.

  • Access to the server that manages your mobile devices. It can be one of the following:

    • A mobile device cloud provided as a service by BitBar.

      If you do not have a BitBar account, you can sign up for a free trial on the BitBar website:

      To access the cloud from TestComplete tests, use the API key assigned to your BitBar account. See the Prerequisites section.

    – or –

    • A private server managed by the Appium framework. It can run on your current computer or on a remote computer in your local network. The supported Appium version is 1.18.2.

      To learn how to install and configure one, please see Set up Appium Server.

      Note: Selenium, Selendroid, and other frameworks are not supported.

      For iOS testing: the XCUITest driver must be installed on your Appium server. See

      For Android testing: the UIAutomator2 driver must be installed on your Appium server. See

      Note: Other automation drivers for iOS and Android are not supported.

  • Your tested mobile application must be compiled with accessibility information. To learn more, see the documentation for the IDE used to develop the application.

Adding the application

  1. In the Mobile application file text box, enter the path to the application file. For Android, it must be an .apk file. For iOS, it must be an .ipa file.

  2. If you use BitBar, to override the application file added to the BitBar File Library with the file added to the list of tested applications, select the Reupload the tested application to BitBar when connecting to a device, if needed check box.

Click Finish to close the dialog and add the specified application to the Tested Applications collection. Click Cancel to close the dialog without adding the application.

See Also

Add Tested Application Wizard
About Tested Applications
TestedApps Editor

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