Sensor Ambient Light Data Lux Events

This test verifies sensor ambient light data lux events.

Test details

Associated requirements

Device.Input.Sensor.ALS.SupportRequiredData Device.Input.Sensor.Base.SupportDataTypesAndProperties System.Client.Sensor.Integrated

See the system hardware requirements.


Windows 7 (x64) Windows 7 (x86) Windows RT (ARM-based) Windows 8 (x64) Windows 8 (x86) Windows RT 8.1 Windows 8.1 x64 Windows 8.1 x86

Expected run time

~2 minutes


Certification Functional



Running the test

Before you run the test, complete the test setup as described in the test requirements: Sensor Device Testing Prerequisites

If a GPS sensor exists in the system, perform the following steps:

  1. Confirm that you are running the tests in an environment in which you can receive a GPS signal.

  2. Make sure that you have enabled the Location Permissions on the target system and for the system user account under which the WHCK tests are being executed.


For troubleshooting information, see Troubleshooting Device.Input Testing.

More information

Command syntax

Command Description

SensorLocationTests.exe /test:required_als_datareport_lux_event

Runs the test.

File list

File Location



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