= Automation Studio - pCloudy documentation

Automation Studio

Automating mobile app tests is just not enough today. Heeding to the growing demand for faster- time-to-market, pCloudy brings to you a codeless automation studio, Opkey, with which tests can be automated by anyone in the entire team and which can run on multiple devices. In other words, you can create automation tests without writing a single line of code. Not only this, it can be easily integrated with CI platforms which can accelerate the delivery of apps multi-folds.

Let us now see how to run Automation Studio:

Step 1: Go to the Automator page to start creating your automation scripts.

Step 2: Click on Opkey tab to start using Automation Studio.

Step 3: Launch the feature


Uploading the App

Step 4: The next step would be to upload an app. Click on Tools

Step 5: Go to Mobile Management tab

Mobile Management

Step 6: After clicking on the Mobile Management, you will automatically land on Application Management page. Click on Add new application

Application Management

Step 7: Upload the app you want to create automation scripts for from your local system.

Upload App

Step 8: The app you selected from your local system gets uploaded. It might take a few minutes.

File Uploading

Step 9: Once the app gets uploaded, the instrumentation process will start which might take a few minutes again.

App Instrumentation

Creating the test scripts

Step 10: Now, we will be creating test scripts without writing a single line of code. Go to create new and click on Test case to create a new test case.

Test Case

Step 11: Click on Mobile recorder to start recording the automation steps.

Mobile Recorder

Step 12: Click on Create new to add a repository

Step 13: Click on pCloudy to select the devices connected at pCloudy to record the scripts

Add Repository

Step 14: Click on the version of Android devices you would like to select

Step 15: Select the device

Step 16: Select the application you had uploaded

Step 17: Click to finish to start recording the steps

Select Device

Step 18: Click on record to start recording the steps and click to perform any action on the device for the steps to be recorded.


Step 19: You can edit the script here or click on stop and the recorded steps can be viewed

Click Stop

Step 20: Click on save to execute the test scripts on the device connected on pCloudy


Executing the tests

Step 21: We will now see how to execute the steps. Click on Create new to create a new test suite.

Create Test Suite

Step 22: Drag the test case to test suit

Step 23: Select the test suite created and run it on pCloudy

Select Test Suite

Step 24: Enter the session name, choose the build from dropdown, select execution agent as Trial agent from dropdown and select Opkey mobility as generic plugin


Step 25: Select the version and the device available on pCloudy on which you want your recorded tests to be executed

Device Selection

Step 26: Click complete if the device selected seems fine to you else click on Back to select other device available on pCloudy

Review Complete

Step 27: You can find the Opkey execution logs here

Device Logs

Step 28: Go to My devices page on a separate tab and click on My Bookings to confirm if the device selected by you is displayed in your bookings. Click on cloud button to connect

My Devices

Step 29: You can find the steps recorded being executed automatically.

Steps Recorded

Step 30: Go to the Opkey execution log page again and Click on view reports button to view the reports for your automation execution.

View Reports

Step 31: You can find the comprehensive test result here.

Comprehensive Result