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The purpose of this wiki is to serve as a general test plan for verifying that Web Authentication is supported in Fennec.


Developer contact:

J.C Jones and Thyla van der Merwe

QA contacts:

Andrei Bodea

Overall Status

[Done] : Nightly 68 in 6/03/2019

Testing Summary

Scope of testing

The testing will be focus on the results of Web Authentication with various devices. Web Authentication, or WebAuthN, is a new, standards-based feature for Firefox that enables additional log-in protection via the use of hardware (and software) tokens. Firefox will make use of a web API and new USB communication that will allow the use of physical, hardware keys to sign in to popular web sites that support it.


Testing will be performed on following devices:

  • Phones
    • [ Sony Xperia Z3 Android 5.1.1]
  • Tablet


Test page:

We should test to check the results of Web Authentication with various devices.

Acceptance Criteria

All Test cases have passed and all P1 bugs are fixed.

Testing details

Test Cases

Testing days

Date: 04/16/2019

  • Had the kick-off today.

Date: 04/19/2019

  • Started to study the documentation and about WebAuthentication

Date: 05/06/2019

Later this week I will start working on creating TP and TC's.

Date: 05/06/2019

TC's creation is in progress

Date: 05/06/2019

Had a meeting with Thyla and clarified everything about devices what we have and what we are missing.

Date: 05/06/2019

Starting next week I will try to find and buy the devices mentioned above.

Date: 05/17/2019

Finished the test cases for WebAuthentication

Date: 06-03-2019

  • Functional and exploratory testing on Nightly 68.0a1 (2019-03-06)
  • Devices:
  • New issues filed in Bugzilla
    • none

The Pre-Beta Sig-OFf is sent with status GREEN.

Date: 28-06-2019

  • Functional and exploratory testing on Nightly 68.0a1 (2019-03-06)
  • Devices:
  • New issues filed in Bugzilla
    • none

The Pre-Release Sign-Off is sent with Status GREEN.

Bug Work

  • Meta bug: bug 1391438 - [meta] Support WebAuthn Tokens for WebAuthn on Android
Full Query
ID Priority Summary Status Resolution Assigned to Whiteboard
1450450 -- [meta] Android API 26 Migration RESOLVED FIXED --do_not_change--[priority:high]
1464015 P2 Web Authentication - Rework IPC layer for future Android/Windows support RESOLVED FIXED Tim Taubert [:ttaubert] (inactive)
1551297 P1 Use MOZ_WIDGET_ANDROID instead of ANDROID when targeting Java RESOLVED FIXED [:fabrice] Fabrice Desré

3 Total; 0 Open (0%); 3 Resolved (100%); 0 Verified (0%);



  • All test cases should be executed
  • All blockers, criticals must be fixed and verified or have an agreed-upon timeline for being fixed


Nightly testing

  • There were no blockers found while testing this feature.
  • All bugs are fixed and verified

Beta testing NA