Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 13.8

WordPress for Android version 13.8-rc-1 is available for testing on the Beta channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at the same link.

To test with an apk, you can download wpandroid-13.8-rc-1-universal.apk.

Bugs & Feedback

If you find a bug or want to share a feature request after testing, you can comment on this post, ping one of us in the #mobile room on WordPress.org Slack, or head straight GitHub and open an issue—please see “Where to Report” below.

What to Test

To prepare:

  • Go to My Site > Settings > Use Block Editor to enable the block editor for new posts.
  • If you are comfortable testing in a language other than English, please test in that language.

To test:

  1. 10817 Add a spacer block to any post. Try to break it. View results on various screen sizes, including desktop, and make sure the block works as expected.
  2. 10837 Go to My Sites > Blog Posts and search for various posts including published, drafts, scheduled, and trashed. Can you find what you’re looking for?
  3. 10763 Add images and videos to any post or page. Try rotating the screen during editing. Switch to HTML during editing. Try with both the classic and block editors. Leave the editor then edit again and make sure media appears as expected. See additional testing ideas here.
  4. Create and publish a new post with as many blocks as possible.
  5. Try tapping on push notifications to launch the app, does it crash?
  6. There were 26 unique crash and bug fixes included in this release! In general, can you figure out any ways to crash the app?

You can find more details about all of the updates for this release in the related PRs targeting WordPress-Android 13.8 and gutenberg-mobile 1.18.

Where to Report

  • WordPress-Android on GitHub for non-block-editor issues.
  • gutenberg-mobile on GitHub for block editor issues.
  • This post for questions, feedback, or issues you’re not sure how to report in GitHub.

Thanks for testing! ❤️

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