Kobiton 1.3 release notes (Legacy)

August 28, 2017


Subscription Enhancements

Trial users can now create organizations, invite users and use our Device Lab Management feature.

We also support plan upgrading for paid users:

  • Indie users can now upgrade to Business plan

  • Business users can now upgrade from monthly to annual plan as well as adjust minutes and device slots

Manual Test Enhancements

  • Support iOS 11 Beta on these devices

  • Support video player in the Session Details page

  • Support changing device timezone for Android

  • Support changing device location for IOS

Automation Test Enhancements

  • Retrieve Kobiton Session ID through 02 requests GET /session/:sessionId and POST /session

  • Finish a test session immediately after DELETE /session/:sessionId instead of waiting for device cleanup

API Enhancements

  • Endpoint to retrieve user subscription info

  • Endpoint to set a session status

Other Enhancements

  • Allow users to delete unused in-house devices from Portal and Desktop application

  • Better clean up of iOS devices at the end of a manual session:

    • Clear recent apps

    • Sign out of iTunes account

Customers update

Upgrade notes for customers plugging in their own devices

  1. Enter the following command:

    brew install libplist

  2. If you don’t see the following message, move onto step 3. If you do, then your installation was successful.

    =⇒ Upgrading 1 outdated package, with result: libplist 2.0.0 =⇒ Upgrading libplist =⇒ Downloading https://homebrew.bintray.com/bottles/libplist-2.0.0.sierra.bottle.tar.gz ## 100.0% =⇒ Pouring libplist-2.0.0.sierra.bottle.tar.gz =⇒ Using the sandbox /usr/local/Cellar/libplist/2.0.0: 31 files, 728.8KB

  3. Since your installation wasn’t successful, you should see the following message:

    Error: libplist 1.12 is already installed To upgrade to 2.0.0, run 'brew upgrade libplist'

  4. To fix this, enter the following command:

    brew upgrade libplist

Upgrade note for customers who plug in their own devices and want to use their iOS 11 beta device

  • Install Xcode 9 beta 4

  • Make sure iOS 11 beta 4 installed on the device, Kobiton doesn’t work with a newer version at the moment

Known Limitations

Manual Test

  • Not support “Long Press Home Button” in iOS 10.0.x - 10.2.x

  • Not support “Double Press Home Button” in iOS >= 10.3

  • Not support Zoom function on 32-bit iOS devices

Automation Test

  • Not support automation test on iOS 11 Beta