pCloudy 2016 at a Glance


I hope you had an amazing year, so we hope you are enjoying the festive time with your family and friends. We would like to take a moment to thank you for supporting us through out the year, which has been a great year for pCloudy. We achieved several milestones in the year 2016. Here is summing up the year. Thanks again and wishing you happy holidays.

Summing Up the Year


pCloudy extended its device cloud operations to US and Philippines. Our customers are now able to test their Apps on local devices and local networks of India, US and Philippines.


Device Cloud Growth

We grew rapidly this year becoming one of the largest device cloud provider from India.


Industry Recognition

pCloudy got recognition from top Industry Analysts from across the globe.

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Presence in Global Events

pCloudy was part of all major global testing conferences. Support of audience was phenomenal.

Jenkins World 2016


Software Testing 2016


Start East Testing 2016


New and Improved UI for Device Access

Based on feedbacks from users, we came up with new UI for device access page. Now it’s easier and faster to test Apps on devices. We received many thumbs up from the users.


Launch of in-built Automation Engine (OpKey Integration with pCloudy)

pCloudy becomes the only device cloud to have a record and playback engine in-built. This allows customers to quickly create automated scripts without writing a single line of code.


Robotic Integration for IOT App Testing

The future of app testing in IoT lies in integrating app interaction with external hardware triggers. pCloudy released it’s first version of pBot for NFC and Payment terminal testing.


Advance Features

We implemented many new features to ensure that our users gets full range of Test capabilities for their Mobile Apps.

ADB Bridge – Developers can use this feature for real time debugging of their Apps


Network Simulation – Now Apps can be tested on variety of Network conditions


Automation Live view – While users could run their tests on multiple devices, now they can see it as well


Support for new tools

pCloudy now supports most of the popular open source tools used by Dev and Test community. We added Espresso, Monkey Test

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Many New Integrations

While we had a great working platform in by the end of 2015, there were still several integrations required. We wanted to give far more to our customers – Jenkins, Android Studio Plug-in, Eclipse Plug-in.

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A Lot of Fun


Final Words

We are very happy about all of our achievements in 2016, but even more so, we wish you many new exciting starts and remarkable successes in 2017. Our team will continue to exert every effort to improve our products and make your Mobile App triumph with pCloudy platform.

Have a Happy Holiday and New Year.

Jenkins Plugins

  • Deliver quality mobile apps continuously by automating the process of build integration using pCloudy Plugin for Jenkins
  • Test your mobile apps by setting automatic triggers to run your automation test scripts unattended on our real devices.
  • Use our easy and inexpensive solution to test your mobile apps on as many devices and environments as you need.

Download the plugin



Why use the pCloudy plugin with Jenkins?


Fast Feedback — Every time someone pushes new code into the source repository, it is crucial to ensure that the integrity of the software is maintained. The plug-in enables you to receive immediate feedback and to help you understand which changes when introduced, made either the compile/build cycle or the tests to fail, and how to revert it.


Streamlines and saves time – Spend less time on build integration and more time on app development. Much of the work of frequent integrations is handled by automated build and testing systems, meaning developer time isn’t wasted on large-scale error-ridden integrations. On the other hand, when app developers need to test their apps on a number of mobile devices, a cloud platform like pCloudy helps you to easily select, manage, or schedule real devices for app testing. It drastically reduces the amount of time spent on device management activities like maintenance of the devices and controlling the version of OS on the devices; and not just that, it also provides an access to a host of iOS and Android devices to install and test your app on.


Continuously and consistently improve app quality – Using Jenkins allows you to receive immediate feedback from automated testing whenever a new code is pushed. Further, by automating the testing on a range of real devices helps you to improve the quality of the app. With this integration of Jenkins and pCloudy, any bugs can be instantly detected and resolved, keeping the app software in a state where it can be safely released at any time.


Speedy Development — Automated build integration and automated tests running on Real devices can be triggered anytime, this enables decreased wait time and results in faster development and deployment. Additionally, integration costs are reduced as serious integration issues are less likely.

Using continuous integration tools like Jenkins with a mobile device cloud platform like pCloudy is a powerful combination that definitely unlocks faster, better and economical means of testing and releasing quality apps.



Installing the Plugin:


An Overview:

pCloudy has released a plugin for Jenkins which provides you access to the platform for performing automation testing of mobile apps from within Jenkins on real devices.



  1. An account in pCloudy with enough credits.
  2. An API Access key for authentication with pCloudy.com
  3. Chrome Browser on local machine
  4. Jenkins installed on local machine
  5. Download Jenkins pCloudy plugin


How to install the plugin:

 Launch Jenkins in a Web Browser -> Navigate to Manage Jenkins


Jenkins Plugins


Navigate to Manage Plugins


Jenkins Plugins


Navigate to Advanced Tab


Mobile App Testing Tool


Scroll down to Upload Plugin -> Click Choose File -> Browse for pCloudyJenkinsPlugin.hpi


Jenkins Plugins


Click on Upload, and wait for the pCloudy plugin to be installed.



How to run automation test execution from Jenkins using pCloudy’s mobile device Cloud?


Step 1: Launch Jenkins in a Web Browser


Step 2: Select New Item


Jenkins Automation Tool


Enter a Name for a project, select Project Type and Click OK


Jenkins Testing Tool


Navigate to Build -> Add build step -> select Execute Test Suite on pCloudy


Jenkins Automated Testing


Execute Test Suite on pCloudy will open a form


In Step 1, enter Authentication details for pCloudy


Jenkins Automation Tool


In Step 2, enter Execution details


Jenkins Automation Tool


a) CLI Path is a path where the test scripts are located. It can be in exe or jar format.


  i.  CLI Path for exe “C:\xyz.exe %USERNAME% %CLOUDURL%”


  ii.  CLI Path for jar “java -jar C:\xyz.jar %USERNAME% %CLOUDURL%”




java -jar C:/Users/user/Desktop/pCloudy/Jenkins/TestMunk-Automation.jar %CLOUDURL% %USERNAME% %APIKEY% %APPPATH% %DURATION% %DEVICES%


b) App Path is the location of the .apk or .ipa file


c) Duration is the total time required to execute the entire test script


In Step 3, Select Devices


Jenkins Automated Testing


Finally, once configuration is complete click Save or Apply


Running Automation Execution


The Build can be triggered automatically to start a build as soon as a change is made, or can be manually triggered by clicking Build Now


Viewing Console Output


Select the Project you are working on


Jenkins Testing Tool


Select a Build from the Build History


Jenkins Automation Tool


Select Console Output


Jenkins Automated Testing


Jenkins Testing Tool


View the Reports


The complete execution reports can be viewed in the HTML format


Scroll down to the end of a Build’s Console Output


Jenkins Plugins


The complete execution report will be available in the path provided in the Console Output