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Our team is delighted to announce an update to our platform making it easier to switch between our “US West” and “EU Central” Virtual Cloud data centers (desktop browsers, and mobile emulators and simulators):

  • When you log into your Virtual Cloud Sauce Labs account, you no longer have to select which data center you would like to access. You will automatically be connected to the data center you used in your previous session.

  • To switch between the US West and EU Central data centers, simply click the drop down menu in the upper right-hand corner of the Sauce Labs dashboard, and select the appropriate data center. You will not be logged out. If you only have access to one Virtual Cloud data center, then you will still only have access in that region.

  • This feature is available for all of our Enterprise and Self-Service customers, including those using the SSO and Restricted Domain features.


Please be aware that this new feature is available by logging in through our new URL: https://accounts.saucelabs.com/. We will be phasing out the old login URL (app.saucelabs.com/login) over the next few weeks.

This change is not applicable for the following users:


Happy Testing,

Aneta Pietruszka

Product Manager

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Dear Sauce User,


As we continue our mission to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications, we are happy to announce that Sauce Labs now supports iOS 13.2 Simulators. This update is supported on Appium 1.16.0


Here is an example of how to set this up to run a test, generated using the platform configurator, and testing a 7th generation iPad.


iOS 13.2
DesiredCapabilities caps = DesiredCapabilities.iphone();
caps.setCapability("appiumVersion", "1.16.0");
caps.setCapability("deviceName","iPad (7th generation) Simulator");
caps.setCapability("deviceOrientation", "portrait");
caps.setCapability("platformVersion","13.2");
caps.setCapability("platformName", "iOS");
caps.setCapability("browserName", "Safari");




Our Platform Configurator has also been updated to reflect this newest version.


Happy Testing,

Paul Doerfling

Product Manager

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New Mobile Device Selection UI

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Hello Sauce users!

Sauce Labs is happy to announce the availability of the new Mobile Device Selection user interface for Live Testing on app.saucelabs.com. The new user interface is rolling out to all users starting today.


What’s new:

  1. Device grid shows many more devices, regardless of screen resolution

  2. Grid and list view options

  3. Centrally located Search field

  4. Filtering based on device location and A-Z/Z-A sorting.

  5. Filtering dialog for all options

  6. Starred functionality (replacing the Recent/Saved functionality)

Happy testing,

Asaf Saar
Sr. Director of Product Management


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Hello Sauce user!

Sauce Labs is happy to announce that we now support Firefox 74, as we continue to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications.

Here is an example of the desired capabilities in Java using Selenium and W3C:

Firefox 74
MutableCapabilities sauceOptions = new MutableCapabilities();

FirefoxOptions browserOptions = new FirefoxOptions();
browserOptions.setCapability("platformName", "Windows 10");
browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "74.0");
browserOptions.setCapability("sauce:options", sauceOptions);

Our Platform Configurator has also been updated to reflect this newest version.
Happy Testing!

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Hello Sauce user!

Sauce Labs is happy to announce that we now support Firefox 73 and Microsoft Edge 80, as we continue to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications.

Here is an example of the desired capabilities in Java using Selenium and W3C:


Firefox 73
MutableCapabilities sauceOptions = new MutableCapabilities();

FirefoxOptions browserOptions = new FirefoxOptions();
browserOptions.setCapability("platformName", "Windows 10");
browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "73.0");
browserOptions.setCapability("sauce:options", sauceOptions);
Microsoft Edge 80
MutableCapabilities sauceOptions = new MutableCapabilities();

EdgeOptions browserOptions = new EdgeOptions();
browserOptions.setCapability("platformName", "Windows 10");
browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "80.0");
browserOptions.setCapability("sauce:options", sauceOptions);


Our Platform Configurator has also been updated to reflect this newest version.
Happy Testing!

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Hello Sauce user!

Sauce Labs is happy to announce that we now support Chrome 80, as we continue to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications.

Here is an example of the desired capabilities in Java using Selenium and W3C:

Chrome 80
MutableCapabilities sauceOptions = new MutableCapabilities();

ChromeOptions browserOptions = new ChromeOptions();
browserOptions.setExperimentalOption("w3c", true);
browserOptions.setCapability("platformName", "Windows 10");
// Best to use "latest"
browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "latest");
// or define version 80 
//browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "80.0");
browserOptions.setCapability("sauce:options", sauceOptions);


Our Platform Configurator has also been updated to reflect this newest version.

Happy Testing!

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Hello Sauce user!

Sauce Labs is happy to announce that we now support MacOS Catalina (10.15), as we continue to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications.

Here is an example of the desired capabilities in Java using Selenium and W3C:

Chrome latest on MacOS Catalina (10.15)
MutableCapabilities sauceOptions = new MutableCapabilities();

ChromeOptions browserOptions = new ChromeOptions();
browserOptions.setExperimentalOption("w3c", true);
browserOptions.setCapability("platformName", "macOS 10.15");
browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "latest");
browserOptions.setCapability("sauce:options", sauceOptions);


Our Platform Configurator has also been updated to reflect this newest version.

Happy Testing!


Dear Sauce User,

As we continue our mission to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications, we are happy to announce that Sauce Labs now supports Android 10 Google API Emulators. This update is supported on Appium 1.16.0.

The list of the devices supported are: 

  • Google Pixel 3 GoogleAPI Emulator

  • Google Pixel 3 XL GoogleAPI Emulator

  • Google Pixel 3a GoogleAPI Emulator

  • Google Pixel 3a XL GoogleAPI Emulator


This release of Android 10 also contains version 19.2.75 of google play services and version 74.0.3729.185 of Chrome. 

Our Platform Configurator has also been updated to reflect this newest version.


Happy Testing,

Alistair Heys

Product Manager


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Hello Sauce user!

Sauce Labs is happy to announce that we now support Microsoft Edge 79, as we continue to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications.

Here is an example of the desired capabilities in Java using Selenium and W3C:


Microsoft Edge 79 On Windows
MutableCapabilities sauceOptions = new MutableCapabilities();

EdgeOptions browserOptions = new EdgeOptions();
browserOptions.setCapability("platformName", "Windows 10");
browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "79.0");
browserOptions.setCapability("sauce:options", sauceOptions);




Microsoft Edge 79 On Mac
MutableCapabilities sauceOptions = new MutableCapabilities();

EdgeOptions browserOptions = new EdgeOptions();
browserOptions.setCapability("platformName", "macOS 10.14");
browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "79.0");
browserOptions.setCapability("sauce:options", sauceOptions);


Happy Testing!
Our 
Platform Configurator has also been updated to reflect this newest version.

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Hello Sauce user!

Sauce Labs is happy to announce that we now support Firefox 72, as we continue to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications.

Here is an example of the desired capabilities in Java using Selenium and W3C:

Firefox 72
MutableCapabilities sauceOptions = new MutableCapabilities();

FirefoxOptions browserOptions = new FirefoxOptions();
browserOptions.setCapability("platformName", "Windows 10");
// Best to always use the latest version of the browser:
browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "latest");

// Or you can name the browser explicitely:
// browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "72.0");
browserOptions.setCapability("sauce:options", sauceOptions);


Happy Testing!
Our 
Platform Configurator has also been updated to reflect this newest version.

Dear Sauce User,

As we continue our mission to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications, we are happy to announce that Sauce Labs has updated the Google Play Services version for the following Google API Android Emulator versions.

Android Version

Google Play Services Version

9.0

16.0.89

8.1

16.0.89

8.0

16.0.89

Happy Testing,

Alistair Heys

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Hello Sauce user!

Sauce Labs is happy to announce that we now support Chrome 79 , as we continue to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications.

Here is an example of the desired capabilities in Java using Selenium and W3C:

Chrome 79
MutableCapabilities sauceOptions = new MutableCapabilities();

ChromeOptions browserOptions = new ChromeOptions();
browserOptions.setExperimentalOption("w3c", true);
browserOptions.setCapability("platformName", "Windows 10");
// Best to use "latest"
browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "latest");
// or define version 79 
//browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "79.0");
browserOptions.setCapability("sauce:options", sauceOptions);


Happy Testing!
Our 
Platform Configurator has also been updated to reflect this newest version.

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Hello Sauce user!

Sauce Labs is happy to announce that we now support Firefox 71, as we continue to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications.

Here is an example of the desired capabilities in Java using Selenium and W3C:


Firefox 71
MutableCapabilities sauceOptions = new MutableCapabilities();

FirefoxOptions browserOptions = new FirefoxOptions();
browserOptions.setCapability("platformName", "Windows 10");
// Best to always use the latest version of the browser:
browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "latest");

// Or you can name the browser explicitely:
// browserOptions.setCapability("browserVersion", "71.0");
browserOptions.setCapability("sauce:options", sauceOptions);


Happy Testing!

Our 
Platform Configurator has also been updated to reflect this newest version.

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Dear Sauce user, 

Our product just keeps getting Saucier! To help you quickly find issues in your tests and release quality software faster, we are happy to announce an update to our tools. The Appium server log and iOS log are now available separately on saucelabs.com. This update is available to all customers currently using Simulators.

To view the changes please navigate to a test details page, click on the view logs tab and in the dropdown you will see ios-syslog.log available. The log is also available through the API.  The additional logs will only be available for testing moving forward and not retroactively. 


Happy Testing,

Alistair Heys

Product Manager

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In our continuing efforts to provide the best performing, most up-to-date platform for our users, Sauce Labs will discontinue support for the following Appium versions on Sauce Real Device Cloud:


Appium Versions

  • 1.8.0

  • 1.8.1

  • 1.9.1

  • 1.9.2-beta

  • 1.10.0

  • 1.10.1

  • 1.12.0

  • 1.13.0

  • 1.15.0-rc.1

We recommend upgrading as soon as possible to Appium Release, 1.15.0 and above


End of Support: December 20, 2019


Happy Testing!

Asaf Saar

Sr. Director of Product Management