Registering your device

In order to start testing with TestFairy, you need to be invited by an app developer.
Once you receive an invitation via email or landing page, download or register your device, if you are requested to do so.
This is a very quick and simple process, which you will only have to do once.
Some apps won't require you to register your device. In this case, simply click on the download link and follow the instructions on screen.

When asked to register your device


  1. Open the invitation email and follow the link to register your mobile device in TestFairy.
  2. Click the Install button to install the TestFairy profile.
  3. Your device is now registered in TestFairy. Please wait for the developer to send you a download link.

Downloading apps

First, make sure you receive an email from the app developer, which invites you to test an application build.

  1. Click the “DOWNLOAD APP” link in the email.

  2. Click the “Download App" button in your Safari browser.

  3. You will be prompted to install the application. Click “Install”.

  4. The app icon should now appear on your device desktop.

Troubleshooting installation

If the application does not install on your device, we recommend that you run the troubleshooting tool:

  1. Open your TestFairy account via the link (https://my.testfairy.com) in the email.

  2. Open the upper left menu and choose "Troubleshooting".

  3. Click the "START" button to start the troubleshooting process.

  4. Click the "Install" button to install the TestFairy profile.

  5. You should receive the troubleshooting results along with instructions, in the case that there is a problem that should be solved by the application developer.


    • Please note! If the application is bigger than 100MB it must be downloaded over WiFi.