Although usability testing is an established practice, remote Usability Testing for mobile apps can still get pretty tricky. You want to simultaneously:
No worries — we’ve got a solution for you to get all the answers you need with your trusty Zoom account & a Figma link.
— Get a Zoom or GMeet account where you can host multiple participants
Expert Tip: If you’re using Zoom, ask your participants to download it in advance on their mobile phones.
— Set up a working prototype on Figma / Protopie / or other equivalent software that your users can click through
Expert Tip: Most prototyping tools let you turn off the prototype hints that tell your users what parts are clickable or not. That way you can really see where they expected to click without the prototype guiding them mid-way.
At the end of this step, you should be able to hear & see your user via their computer, and see their mobile screen
Now all you need to do is sit back, relax and watch people painfully struggle through your prototypes while trying your utmost to control your urge to help them.