Automated Testing Using Espresso

Automation Testing With Espresso


Now you can run your Espresso Scripts on hundreds of Mobile devices over

Espresso is a testing framework for Android apps. The platform allows you to write concise and reliable Android UI tests. provides you the platform to run these scripts on multiple mobile devices of your choice.

Here are the steps for running your Test Scripts on multiple Android Devices:

  • Login over with your registered Email ID & Password.
  • Choose Instrumentation Type based on your Test Scripts you’ve written. pCloudy provides support for Instrumentation Type
  • (InstrumentationTestRunner, AndroidJUnitRunner) for Android. For more information, see Instrumentation in the Testing Fundamentals section of the Android Developer Tools documentation.
  • Go to the Automator Page
  • Select Android OS version & Manufacturer
  • Choose Espresso (to run Espresso Scripts)
  • Select Instrumentation Type (TestInstrumentationRunner/AndroidJUnitRunner).
  • Select Application .apk file (the App to be tested)
  • Select Test Script .apk file (the Test Script developed for testing)
  • Enter Single Device execution Time (Time required for the entire script to be executed on single device)
  • Enter Name of your Test Cycle (this name will represent your Test Cycle)
  • Click on Schedule Test Cycle


In the next step, you need to confirm schedule of test automation. Here, you can see your selected application, test script, device etc.


Further, you get a pop up message of test automation schedule confirmation.

Click on OK to proceed.


Go to your mailbox and open pCloudy Automation Alert mail.
Click on the given link “Click to view Report”.


Finally, you get result of your scheduled test automation.


Avinash Tiwari

Avinash Tiwari is a thought leader, a recognized keynote speaker, and the co-founder of He has 15+ experience in Product development and Testing. He brings with him a passion for emerging technology and quick adoption, both of which have solidified his reputation as a leader in the mobile app testing field.