Using eggOn

eggOn is our VNC server for iOS 6 and earlier, and Android mobile devices. The articles in this manual discuss supported devices and platforms, installation, how to make a VNC connection, and device control. You can read this manual from beginning to end, or just refer to individual sections when a need arises.

Note: To test against devices running iOS 7 and later, please see Using the iOS Gateway.

PDF Version

For those in isolated environments who wish to access the documentation offline, there is a PDF version of this manual at the link below:

Click Here for eggOn PDF Documentation

Table of Contents

Help and Additional Information


The following manuals are also available through the eggPlant Functional Help viewer.

  • Getting Started provides instructions for a basic eggPlant Functional set up to get you started using this testing tool and familiarize you with its functionality.
  • Using eggPlant Functional is a collection of articles that cover a wide range of eggPlant Functional topics.
  • eggDrive is a portion of the Using eggPlant Functional manual, which gives a step-by-step guide to using eggPlant Functional in Drive mode, and includes an example script in Java.
  • The eggPlant Functional: Reference Manual describes the eggPlant Functional interface and scripting processes, and the SenseTalk commands, functions, and global properties that are unique to eggPlant Functional.
  • The SenseTalk Reference Manual is a comprehensive guide to the SenseTalk scripting language used with eggPlant Functional. This is a comprehensive manual that discusses all aspects of the SenseTalk language which are used for general scripting purposes. Commands and functions which are unique to eggPlant Functional are described in the eggPlant Functional reference manual.
  • eggOn is a handy reference for everything you need to know about how to connect to and test against a mobile device with eggPlant Functional using eggOn.
  • The eggPlant Manager manual provides instructions for a basic set up with eggPlant Manager to kickstart your test management system. Schedule and execute tests and obtain results with ease.
  • The eggPlant Knowledge Base is a collection of articles from different contributors describing a variety of techniques and approaches to using eggPlant Functional, as well as best practices and use-case scenarios.

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