How Real User Monitoring surfaces mobile application performance problems

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Maintaining a successful mobile application is not easy. Your users expect fast loading pages and crash free mobile applications as standard. But, if you have no visibility into these problems, you can’t fix them and provide a great user experience to users. Real User Monitoring tools like Raygun surfaces mobile application performance problems like poor page load speed, enabling you to fix them before any problems affect end users. 

You may be curious to see how exactly Real User Monitoring for mobile works, and how you can surface and isolate performance problems quickly.

Today, I’m going to delve specifically into the ‘Performance’ page, where you will find this information and more.

**Using Raygun to surface mobile application performance problems **

Inside the Real User Monitoring (or RUM) mobile dashboard, you will get the data you need to understand your mobile application including:

Once usage data is flowing from your mobile application, your mobile dashboard will become active. Navigating the dashboard is easy. The tabs along the top of the ‘Real User Monitoring’ window give you the high-level categories that you can discover about your application:

As mentioned above, I’m interested in the application performance right now, which you can see under the ‘Performance’ tab. The overall performance of your application is broken down into network call performance, slowest views and load time distribution. Let’s take a look at these in detail:

How is your mobile application performing?

Today, we’ve taken a quick look into the performance data Real User Monitoring for mobile reveals about your mobile application. Monitoring mobile application performance metrics can help make your mobile application more successful. As you navigate around the Real User Monitoring for mobile dashboard, you’ll see performance metrics displayed elsewhere too, such as when listing the most frequently visited views, or when drilling down into individual sessions. 

If you’d like to know more about how to make your mobile application more successful, sign up for a free 14 day trial of Real User Monitoring. You’ll get instant insights into how your end users are navigating and using your mobile application.