Mobile Usability Testing: How To Do It | Mobile Publishing Tools |

From the original article: "When it comes to testing websites there are many unmoderated and moderated solutions.

But if you've ever tried to evaluate an app or website on a mobile phone or tablet there are fewer options. offers a new mobile testing service which recruits users and records their mobile devices while they interact with your app or website.

Tools like Userzoom and Loop also collect some data from users on their devices.

But for an in-person moderated usability test on a mobile device, here's the setup that we've found works well.

What you'll need:

  • The MOD 1000 or other macro-focused camera
  • Facilitator Computer
  • Screen Recorder : GoTo Meeting, Camtasia or CamStudio
  • Computer to administer tasks to the user
  • External Microphone
  • Webcam (Optional)