See through different eyes with usability testing

We’ve written lots of “how-to” pieces and “what-is-it” articles on the TryMyUI blog. In this post, we’ve collected them all up with links and descriptions so you can easily find info on any aspect of usability testing, from beginning to end.

Find the article for your question in one of the sections below.


Devices and platform types:


How to test InVision prototypes

Instructions for testing your InVision prototype, such as where to get the right URL and how to choose the privacy settings for your prototype. Also includes general tips on writing tasks for prototype tests and a sample task list.


Mobile user testing for Android APKs and iOS app prototypes

A quick look at how to use our default mobile testing options, with special instructions for testing iOS and Android app designs that haven’t gone live yet.


How to user test your Testflight beta app with TryMyUI

Looking for a way to run usability testing sessions and get feedback on your Testflight beta app? You can do it on TryMyUI – here’s how.


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Setting up your test:


Creating a new test

An overview of TryMyUI’s 4-step user test setup process. Explanations and gifs of what everything is, how it works, as well as some tips and best practices.


How to write tasks

How to write tasks for the most effective user test, using the task list from our Domino’s vs Pizza Hut usability test as an example. We give detailed commentary on why and how we chose each task, down to the exact wording.

A follow-up article (How to write tasks, Vol. 2) uses the same format to give more insights on writing tasks specifically for e-commerce sites, using both desktop and mobile examples.

Our third installment (How to write tasks, Vol. 3) focuses on writing usability testing tasks for prototypes and wireframes.

Our fourth installment (How to write tasks, Vol. 4) focuses on writing usability testing tasks for remote focus groups, specifically for marketing material that doesn’t typically fall under the  traditional usability testing category.


How many users do I need for my test?

How many users are enough for your usability test? We dive into the numbers to find the baselines and reasoning behind those baselines.


Using multi-choice screener questions

Explanations for how to use multi-choice screeners in your test setup, with examples for how to ask a variety of different types of questions.


Running a comparative usability study

Five tips for running a comparative usability testing study to see how the user experience of your website or app compares to competitors.


Running an A/B test

Three different methods for setting up an A/B test on TryMyUI to get comparative feedback on two or more prototype designs.


Testing with your own users

Information on how to run a test on TryMyUI using testers your organization has recruited. Includes a section on what is required of your testers during the process.


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Collecting quantitative data:


Task usability metrics: The SEQ

What is the Single-Ease Question (SEQ) and how does it work? Everything you need to know about quantifying the usability of tasks in a task-based usability test.


System usability psychometrics: SUS, PSSUQ, and SUPR-Q

A quick run down and comparison of some popular psychometric surveys – the System Usability Scale, the Post-Study System Usability Questionnaire, and the Standardized User Experience Percentile Rank Questionnaire – for measuring overall system usability and other psychometrics, with our advice on picking one to use for your study.

Individual psychometric information: SUS, PSSUQ, ALFQ, SUPR-Q


Quantitative UX  research

UX research doesn’t have to be a herculean task, and with TryMyUI, it isn’t! This guide will help you utilize our powerful quantitative suite of tools.


Crowdsourced issue-ranking for large-scale tests

A page about TryMyUI’s proprietary UXCrowd tool that generates scores for different usability issues based on votes cast by testers.

You can read our commentary on the UXCrowd in action from a 30-person test we ran on apparel website Serengetee.


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Analyzing your results:


Navigating the test results page

A tutorial + video giving you an overview of our streamlined test results page.


Using quantitative data to analyze your results faster

Our tips on ways you can use your quantitative data to speed up your analysis and cut down on research time.


Video player keyboard commands

A brief overview of the special features on our video player that can come in handy as you review your videos (including how to speed up and slow down the playback speed).


Interpreting the impression test

How to draw meaningful insights from the Impression Test portion of your test results.


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Annotating your results

Using annotations to save key moments in your user videos and collaborate with co-workers on video analysis.


Highlight reels

How to stitch together highlight reels to showcase the best video moments from your study and share them with colleagues.


We’ll update this list periodically as we continue to write on usability testing topics. Check out our usability testing tips for additional help, or learn more about TryMyUI’s tools and technologies on our Features page. And you can always let us know in the comments what you’d like us to write about, from TryMyUI specifics to general usability testing practices.


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By Tim Rotolo

Tim Rotolo is co-founder at Trymata, and the company's Chief Growth Officer. He is a born researcher whose diverse interests include design, architecture, history, psychology, biology, and more. Tim holds a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations from Claremont McKenna College in southern California. You can reach him on Linkedin at or on Twitter at @timoroto

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