Automating Android App using Appium
In this chapter we will be discussing in depth about the process of automating android app using appium. In general, we define Appium as an open source and cross-platform tool used to automate Mobile Apps testing. It includes both Android and iOS Apps.
We will be discussing at length about The UiAutomator Driver for Android, UiAutomator2 Driver for AndroidUiSelector, The Espresso Driver for Android, Espresso DataMatcher Selector, Android Coverage, The Selendroid Driver for Android Execute Shell Commands and Emulate IME Actions.
Therefore, for starting the process of automating android app using appium following steps must be followed
Now run the appium.exe on PC. Further, in Android Setting, the user needs to set APK path where the APK is located, Check app path, package and launch Activity –
- First, Connect your android phone to PC and turn on USB debugging mode.
- Second, Open Command prompt.
- Next, Type command adb logcat.
- Lastly, Open app on your android phone. Immediately press CTRL + C in command prompt
In further sections we will be detailing each component. Stay tuned and updated.
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