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Last updated: Feb 23, 2021 16:06

This section specifies the actions currently supported for mobile devices in the Manual Testing view.

All actions are supported on iOS and Android devices, unless noted otherwise in the linked articles.

Device toolbar

The following table describes the options available on the device toolbar.

On this page:


Click to retrieve device information, including OS, device ID, location, and so on, and generate capabilities.

Click to copy the session ID. See also Share a session with an IDE script.

Click to install, run, stop, delete, or look for an application on the device. For details, see Manage apps.

Click to start and stop image injection.

Click to inject a fingerprint or face ID. For details, see Inject a fingerprint or face ID.

Click to set a location.

Click to perform text analysis.

Click to perform visual analysis.

Click to inject an audio file.


Click to connect the device to or disconnect the device from DevTunnel.

Click to initiate network virtualization.

Click to initiate a call to this device.

Click to initiate an SMS to this device.

Click to collect device or application vitals.

Click to transfer, download, upload, or delete a file.

Click to view the device log.

Click to rotate the device from portrait to landscape and vice versa.

Click to restart the device, for example when the device freezes or for a fresh start.

Click to open a case with Perfecto Support. The link opens in the context of your open device session.

Click to spy objects on the device screen. This opens the Object Spy in the right pane. 

Keyboard options

When you type numeric or alphabetic characters on the physical desktop keyboard, Perfecto instantly sends them to the device. In addition, the keys listed in the following table are supported and may be helpful while editing text.

Keyboard keyCommand descriptionSupported OS
UpMoves pointer upAndroid
DownMoves pointer downAndroid
LeftMoves pointer leftAndroid
RightMoves pointer rightAndroid
BackspaceDeletes the last characterAndroid
DeleteDeletes the next characterAndroid
EnterAdds a new line/Submits/SearchesAndroid

Mouse actions

The table lists the mouse actions currently supported on mobile devices.

Mouse actionCommand descriptionSupported OS
Alt+Wheel forwardZooms inAndroid, iOS
Alt+Wheel backwardZooms out (pinch)Android, iOS
Wheel forward/backwardScrollsAndroid, iOS
Click+Pointer moveSwipes (horizontal/vertical)Android, iOS
Left clickTapsAndroid, iOS
Long left click (> 2 seconds)Presses longAndroid, iOS
Alt+ClickActivates 3D TouchiOS