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Testing iOS in the Test Cloud -> EnterText() Timed out waiting for keyboard RRS feed

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  • User247299 posted

    @"Glenn.Wilson" In the Announcements of Xamarin.UITest 2.0.0 you made the statement that EnterText() can be slow or occasionally throw errors. Do my errors correlate with what you are aware of?

    When I am running the tests locally on my machine they all work. I am using Xcode 7 (because the failed to install device agent issue is not fixed!) and testing on an iOS 9.3 device. When I run my tests in the Cloud all of them fail for the same reason:

    System.Exception : Error while performing EnterText(Marked("foomarked"), "text to enter") ----> System.TimeoutException : Timed out waiting for keyboard. at Xamarin.UITest.Utils.ErrorReporting.With (System.Action func, System.Object[] args, System.String memberName) <0x7803460 + 0x0018f> in :0 at Xamarin.UITest.iOS.iOSApp.EnterText (System.Func`2 query, System.String text) <0x801d678 + 0x00193> in :0

    The Device I used in the Test Cloud is an Apple iPad Pro iOS 10.0.2

    Locally they work!

    Is there anything I can change to make EnterText() working in the cloud?

    @dushyantanreddy Are you having the same issues ? Best Regards Hubertus

    Thursday, November 10, 2016 11:01 AM

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  • User267262 posted

    Yes exactly same problem.

    Thursday, November 17, 2016 10:13 AM
  • User274799 posted

    Hi @HubertusGrabner ,

    I had a similar problem, and I solved it with the Xamarin.UITest v1.3.7. Eliminate the v2.0.0 from your project and add the v1.3.7. If this doesn't work properly, you always can return to 2.0.0.

    I hope it solves your problem, Best regards.

    Tuesday, November 29, 2016 8:33 AM
  • User247299 posted

    @Sergiofv93 Thanks for the tip. My current workarround is to not use iOS 10 devices. As long as I use iOS 9.3 it does work just fine. Due to another issue I have with installing the device agent I can not use the latest Xcode and thus also not the latest iOS version. So working with 9.3 is fine for me currently.

    Best Regards Hubertus

    Tuesday, November 29, 2016 8:38 AM
  • User157760 posted

    I get this error for ios 10.2.1 (Apple iPhone 7 Plus) with UITest 2.0.7, latest Xamarin for Mac, latest XCode.

    Currently stopping us from testing using Test Cloud on iOS 10 devices. Not using iOS 10 devices is not an option for us.

    Any Xamarin people got any ideas?

    Thursday, March 23, 2017 5:05 AM
  • User323991 posted

    I am facing same issue EnterText , Tap not working on edit fields failed with error Waiting for keyboard. Thanks for any help

    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 11:12 AM
  • User316762 posted

    I am facing same issue EnterText , Any updates?

    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:16 PM
  • User58189 posted

    I also got this now after the last update.... But if you choose anther device f.eks iPadAir instead of Air 2 (both iOS 11) I get it to work

    Friday, October 27, 2017 8:03 AM