“It’s a fact that there are millions of users who have made mobile apps an inevitable part of their life; and apparently it’s also a fact that more than 80% of them delete the apps after using it only once.”
No pain in this world would be more relentless than to seeing people tossing harsh and fiery comments to review your app in the app store. Your mobile app developing team was aiming at developing a world class app with better experience for users, but ends up with nothing else then a bunch of negative reviews. Alas!
What Do They Need?
Well, mobile users seek a flawless experience with smooth and faster response while using a mobile app. And without proper monitoring the performance of your app, no power in this world will convert the scorching reviews into a five star rating. There is a lot of testing that need to be scrutinized and missing any of them prior launching, will surely be a rookie mistake for your brand.
This blog shares a secret sauce to cure the dilemma of loading, scaling, capacity handling, and performance monitoring against competition; in short a key to ace APM for better growth in the mobile app market; so keep reading.
What Is APM?
Visualizing the reasons that will force your users to uninstall your app is known as APM or app performance monitoring. You might have done functional testing and other sort of compatibility testing but what about its performance? If you skip the spur-of-the-moment part, you might have putting the reputable stature of your app in trouble.
It might be the delayed response or tacky interface of your mobile app that is making your users annoyed and tempting them to tap on the uninstall button.
Fixing bugs in an app is not the only method to test it; you have to measure its performance on the basis of its user compatibility and interfaces that are alike and industry-accepted. To eliminate the risk of a sunken ship with lasting consequences, follow the below given guide and earn a kudos!
• Make Your App Acceptable: What really matters for a mobile app developer is to consider:
o Various Mobile Brands
o Different Operating Systems
o Upgraded version of the OS
o Hardware configurations, like screen size
o CDMA, GSM and Wi-fi (We bet you can’t miss them)
It makes a whole lot of difference when a user is pressing the buttons on a keypad instead of tapping on to the screen. Moreover, different versions of the same operating system, might behave in a different way or the culprit can be the different mobile networks that users might switching between using the app. You might not let your app crash because of any of the above issues, do you?
• Mobile APM Tool is Your Best Friend: Don’t wait until your users find and report the issues, it’s hazardous for the moral of your developers and of course for the poise of your brand. There are thousands of mobile app performance monitoring tools are available in the marketplace, which are widely cherished to provide real user experience, letting you turn the lousy experience into a five star rating.
To increase the number of downloads for your app, make sure to select the APM tool which functions properly and features the below mentioned capabilities:
o HTTP Requests and Errors: To ensure that your app users do not switch to the competitor app, consider selecting an APM tool that is able to monitor the external connections and seamless integration of processed API requests.
Apart from this a good APM tool should beyond doubt be able to track the network failure issues and HTTP request errors proficiently.
o Consider the Geography: If you are planning to target a wide geographical area then it’s always better to choose the APM tool capable of tracking region wise errors in the carrier, without involving the entire network.
o Help with Versions: A user will be more contented if she will get a picture perfect app experience even after consistent upgrades. Hence, an APM tool with real time version analysis will serve as a boon to compare the various upgraded versions on the basis of its performance.
An app monitoring tool must let the developers make the app versatile and high performing with the help of device level metrics. Moreover, leveraging the benefits of APM tool will help the developers to fetch higher number of downloads and better reviews.
In addition to the satisfying features of APM tools, you must not fail to observe the amount of battery consumed by your app, along with the amount of data and memory required to run it at an average response time. Follow the best practices and think like the end user to lessen the chances of dissatisfaction and get bigger results the next time.
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