These reflect minimum and recommended requirements; however, some customers slightly vary requirements for their specific organizations.
Do not use devices that take 10 seconds or more to start/run applications.
Hardware Requirements (2021-22 School Year)
4 GB RAM; Minimum - 2 GB RAM
1024 x 768
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For details on support changes, see the Recently Updated page.
Upcoming Support Changes
Pearson aligns support requirements with changing technologies. See the TestNav System Requirement Policy for details.
Testing in Progress
- Chrome OS 96
- iOS 15
- macOS 12 Monterey
When updates are released, Pearson first tests a beta version and reports bugs to developers. When the final version is publicly released, Pearson also tests this version to ensure TestNav compatibility before supporting it. When hardware or software deprecates, Pearson drops support for it.
TestNav App Update General Info
Customers may take app releases at varying times, depending on testing sessions. Methods for app updates vary by app and OS.
Software Requirements (2021-22 School Year)
Annually, Pearson updates support requirements based on the TestNav System Requirement Policy.
Districts should use this policy to determine annual purchasing needs and prepare devices.
When necessary for some tests, TestNav apps can run in kiosk mode, which prevents students from accessing any other web pages or applications while testing.
*only with TestNav 8.17 and above
For tests that do not require kiosk mode, you can use the TestNav apps or the browsers in the table below:
TestNav supports audio recorder interactions only through the TestNav app on these OSs*:
- Chrome OS
*These interactions are not supported on any browser.