How to test a configuration on your local device

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Note: For the moment, only Homa team can use this feature, we have the plan to make available it for External Studio in the future, we will let you know when it's all good.

In the N-testing module, you have the possibility to test some test configuration in your own personal IOS, Android devices. With this feature you are able to

  • Test the game with some specific configuration
  • Check the game performance and see if there is no bug related to this configuration before create an A/B test

You have 2 ways to do the local test:

  • With your IP Address
  • With your personal device

1. Test on your API address

Step 1.1: Go into the TEST IPs section and add a new one

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  • A pop-up will display

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Data Description Guideline
Localisation description Name which will be linked to this IP Address and display in the page  
IP address IP address where you will do the test

You can go on websites like to find your real IPv4 IP address and copy it into Homa Lab.

If you are in the Paris office, you can use the WeWork Homa IP (

Step 1.2: Go to your app's N-testing configuration in order to set up the local test parameters

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  • Click on “ADD TEST SCOPE”

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  • Select the IP that you just created and your OS

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  • You can now add all kinds of test parameters and modify their values specifically for your device.
  • Once the configuration is good, click on “SAVE & APPLY”

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  • This test configuration will be available 5-10 minutes after the configuration has been saved in Homa Lab.
  • To test it, you just need to close and reopen the app to take into account the new parameters (reminder that it will impact only your device).

2. Test on a specific device

Step 2.1: Create and save your device

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  • Select your device OS, paste your device ID and give it a name to recognize it.

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Data Description Guideline
OS Select the OS of your smartphone  
Device name Name will be displayed in the list You can put in the following name [YourName][Your phone model]
Device ID Your phone ID

How to retrieve the device ID:

- Android: Go to settings and search “ads”, you will be able to find your device ID.

- IOS: you should download the app below in order to find your device ID:

Step 2.2: Test on your device

  • Go to N-testing and select your game
  • Go to the tab “Local testing”

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  • Click on the button “add a new scope”
  • Choose “target type” = Device
  • Select your device

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  • As for the IP, you will need to wait 5-10 minutes before the test impact the game
  • To test it, you just need to close and reopen the game
  • About the parameters which will be launched with the local testing, the device will take the default configuration which is stored in the build file and add parameters which has been set in the local testing tab in Homa Lab. For example, if your local device is in France, it will not take the configuration of the Scope IOS, France for example