Samsung Device Farm

I’ve recently found that Samsung offer free access to a range of Samsung devices that can be accessed remotely for testing purposes. The fleet is rather large and provides you access to Galaxy, Z and Gear devices.

From Samsung site:

System Requirements

  • A Samsung Developers account (
  • The Java Web Start files included in the JRE* (Java Runtime Environment).
  • Internet environment where port 2600 is available.

You can download the JRE from (JRE version 1.7 or later)

User Privilege
The Remote Test Lab service is available to all users of the Samsung Developers Forum ( The following credit policy is applied:

  • 20 credits are provided to each Samsung Developer user every day.
  • With 1 credit, users can use the Remote Test Lab service for 15 minutes.
  • Minimum reservation: 30 minutes (2 credits)
  • Maximum reservation: 10 hours a day (40 credits)

Major Features

  • Reservation of a particular device
  • Installation and execution of applications on a real device
    • Android – apk file
    • Tizen – tpk / wgt file
  • Screen capture and recording functionality
  • Test automation function – Repeatedly testing a series of specific operations
  • Session sharing function – The screen can be shared with other users


  • Audio is not supported
  • Additional peripherals are not supported
  • Since the Remote Test Lab service is a remote access solution, it may be affected by the distance from the server, the data rate and data traffic of the network connection and the local network policy (firewall).
  • Sometimes, the connection with the device will be interrupted, which may seem like the connection with the device is disconnected.
  • Multi-touch and camera functionality is not supported.
  • For applications using the android. gesture package, the test is not guaranteed (only for Android applications).
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This is still available from Samsung, has been renamed to “Remote Test Lab”

Updated URL:

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