Instantly test your OutSystems apps on mobile devices.
Develop, test,
iterate
Access device's
capabilities
Troubleshoot
with ease
Share your
app to test
Get
feedback
No stores
involved
Speed up your mobile app testing
OutSystems Now is a native app for iOS and Android. Use it to quickly test your mobile app on a device as soon as you publish.
Develop, test, iterate
Accelerate your release cycle! Develop your OutSystems app, publish it and use OutSystems Now to test. Modify the app with your findings and iterate. Once you publish your app, it is automatically updated on the device.
Access device capabilities
Use the supported plugins to test the real experience on your device, such as using the camera to take photos or scan barcodes, getting current geoLocation, using notifications and more. Test the experience of using supported plugins (such as the camera plugin) on your device.
Troubleshoot with ease
Need to debug your app? Check the console logs of your app and troubleshoot possible issues in real time. No need to connect the device to your computer.
Share your app to test
Anyone with the link to the app can start testing it. The link will either lead you to install OutSystems Now or just open the shared app.
Get feedback
Receive feedback from testers through the in-app feedback feature. Activate this feature in the App Feedback application from your environment.
No Stores Involved
From troubleshooting to usability testing, complete your quality process before enrolling in any paid developer accounts.
Get OutSystems Now
Install OutSystems Now from Apple Store or Google Play on your
mobile device and start testing your apps.
Once you’ve installed OutSystems Now...
Scan QR code to open your app
Find the QR code on your app’s page in
Service Studio or in the app’s preview
in the browser.
Test and troubleshoot
Change your code if needed and publish.
Next time you check your app you will have the
new version ready for your next round of testing.
Get feedback quickly
Involve others easily in your quality process.
Get feedback from your testers by sharing
your app with them directly using OutSystems Now.
Frequently Asked Questions
Using OutSystems Now
Do I need to upgrade anything to start using OutSystems Now?
You need to make sure you have an OutSystems Now version on your server that is recent enough. You can learn about the different versions here.
How can I gather user feedback for my apps?
To gather user feedback for your apps, you need to activate the feature in the App Feedback application from your environment.
Mobile native capabilities
How do the native capabilities of my device work in OutSystems Now?
OutSystems Now is based on Cordova. It uses a WebView to render your OutSystems applications and relies on Cordova plugins to access the native capabilities of your device.
Which Cordova plugins can I test in OutSystems Now?
Not all Cordova plugins can be tested in OutSystems Now. To learn more, check the list of supported plugins.
Customized OutSystems Now
Can I still customize OutSystems Now?
This version of OutSystems Now is a developer tool and cannot be customized. The old version of OutSystems Now,  although deprecated, will remain open source. Note that as it is deprecated, it is no longer supported by OutSystems. No new features or bug fixes will be added to it. The technical support team will reply to your support requests with advice and workarounds. If you still want to customize the old version of OutSystems Now, you can access it on GitHub for AndroidiOS and Windows Mobile versions.
I have already customized OutSystems Now to create my own app. What will happen to my customized app?
You can continue using your customized app. However, we will not upgrade the open source code. This means that security improvements or Cordova updates will not be included in the open source version of OutSystems Now.
OutSystems Now Modules
Can I still download the OutSystems Now component from Forge?
Yes, you can still download the OutSystems Now component from Forge.
I can no longer edit the OutSystems Now modules in Service Studio. Why?
With OutSystems 10, OutSystems Now is part of the extended product. It is included in the development lifecycle.

To ensure that we provide our users with the best experience, we’ve closed the modules. You can clone them and edit at your will if you use a customized app based on the previous version of OutSystems Now.
Other
I use OutSystems Now for platform 9 applications. Will it still work?
Yes. You can access your platform 9 applications in the new OutSystems Now just like you used them in the previous version.
Does OutSystems Now support Windows Mobile?
The new OutSystems Now was designed to test mobile applications and is not available on Windows. However, with OutSystems 10, you can still build responsive web apps that run on Windows devices.