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Android Automation Testing with Ranorex Studio

Perform Android app testing for native, mobile web, and hybrid Android applications on real devices and emulators.

Android app testing on any device

Any device, any technology

Test your Android application on any mobile device

Connect mobile apps using a WiFi or USB connection

Wireless or USB connection

Instrument & deploy your app using a Wi-Fi or USB connection

Perform end-to-end testing

End-to-end testing

Thoroughly test your Android application from start to finish

Integrate Android automation tests with CI servers

CI integration

Integrate Ranorex Studio with your existing automation tools

Can your app survive in the fragmented Android market landscape?

Detect issues that may cause your app to crash or deliver a poor user experience.

Multiple brands, versions of operating systems, screen sizes, performance levels, and capabilities: The fragmentation in the Android market creates unique challenges for development and mobile testing. At any given point in time, there is a vast amount of Android mobile devices on the mobile app market, with different Android versions in use. To reach the greatest potential user base, an Android app must be able to support the majority of Android versions actively in use. Developing an Android app that is compatible with all these devices is challenging – and so is designing automated tests for these apps.

Android operating system fragmentation
Android app testing across real mobile devices and Android emulators

Handle Android brand, O/S version & device variety

Release high-quality software faster with mobile automation testing.

Users can be unforgiving when it comes to defects in an Android application. Don’t allow undiscovered issues to lead to poor reviews in the Google Play store or cause users to delete your app. With Ranorex Studio, you can perform rigorous mobile testing on real devices or Android emulators, to have the confidence that your app is ready for release on all of the major Android platforms.

Reuse tests across different displays

Automated tests created with Ranorex Studio utilize the powerful RanoreXPath query language to uniquely identify UI elements, rather than relying on coordinates. This makes your mobile tests robust against UI changes and reusable across different screen sizes and resolutions.

Access device-specific information

Include device-specific parameters in mobile tests to ensure your application interacts as expected with real Android devices. Ranorex Studio enables you to effortlessly access information from the phone such as text messages, calls, battery, memory and CPU state as well as mock its GPS information.

Simulate real user interaction

Ensure your Android app is fully compatible with the gestures allowed by different devices on the market. Test on physical devices and emulators to simulate real user interaction, by combining UI objects and text fields with actions such as “swipe”, “touch” and “change orientation” from portrait to landscape.

Just 3 steps to robust Android automation testing

The most time efficient and effective way to test your Android application on real devices or emulators.

Android app test execution process

Use a Wi-Fi or USB connection

A stable and reliable connection is essential during Android automation testing. Using Ranorex Studio, it’s up to you to decide which connection type you prefer: Wi-Fi or USB.

Instrument without device modification

You don’t have to jailbreak, unlock or root your device. Once you’ve connected your mobile device to Ranorex Studio, the instrumentation wizard will prepare it for automation testing.

Create tests instantly

Designing mobile app tests doesn’t require coding skills, and can be done in just a few clicks. Once you’ve designed a test, you can reuse it across platforms, browsers and O/S.

We used many tools as trials at the beginning. We realized that there are no tools better than Ranorex Studio: the UI is very easy to understand and easy to automate data-driven, reusable, and modular tests.

Direct feedback for the developers after check-ins. Saving 20-30 tester days in each regression cycle.

A global 500 professional services company

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Best automation tool in the market.

Rain Bird Corporation

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We choose Ranorex Studio for our web and mobile app testing because of its reliability and ease of use.

A Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

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Why use Ranorex Studio for Android application testing

Create, maintain and reuse robust tests for native, mobile web, and hybrid Android applications.

Desktop and mobile

Increase testing efficiency and effectiveness by automating Android application testing with the Ranorex automation framework, and experience better results in the development and testing process, whether you are using a traditional or agile development approach. Our Android automation testing tools enable testers and developers alike to easily write stable automated tests using the codeless and coded test automation features. With our broad support for Android platforms and robust object identification, you can effortlessly maintain and reuse automated tests created for native, mobile web, and hybrid Android apps on real devices as well as emulators. Using Ranorex Studio, you will also benefit from:

Continuous integration

Apply continuous integration

Increase agility and integrate automated mobile testing into your CI/CD environment to run tests as part of automated builds. The Ranorex test automation framework directly integrates with the version control systems SVN, TFS or Git as well as popular continuous integration servers such as Jenkins and Bamboo. This way you can automatically test new code as soon as it is checked-in.

Android automation testing tools

Incorporate best-in-class tools

Continue using the tools you already work with and further enhance the Ranorex automated testing capabilities. Due to the lightweight Ranorex Studio mobile tests that result in JUnit-compatible reports, mobile automation tests can seamlessly be integrated with multiple testing and infrastructure tools.

Mobile native browser testing

Test native mobile apps

Combine your automated mobile tests created in Ranorex Studio with the powerful capabilities of the open-sources tools Selenium WebDriver and Appium to test native apps based on the Android SDK. This way, you can automate testing of the native browser Chrome on real Android devices and automatically review installation and update processes on your app under test.

Reuse mobile tests across devices

Design once, run everywhere

Get the most return for your test automation investment and perform cross device and cross browser testing with Ranorex Studio. Once you have designed a test, you only have to change a single parameter to instantly reuse it across O/S versions, browsers and devices, regardless of its screen resolution: from Android wearables and tablets to smartphones.

Comprehensive mobile test report

Comprehensive report & easy debugging

Each test run results in a comprehensive report with a pie chart summarizing all test cases, log messages and screenshots that provide a graphical overview of the test execution flow. When a test automation step has failed, you can rapidly debug it using the quick links “Jump to Item” and “Open in Spy”. If desired, you can send the report via email or save it as PDF.

Android testing tools for developers and testers

For testers and developers

Use our comprehensive Android testing tools to create robust and reliable mobile automation suites. The powerful Ranorex Spy enables you to instantly track GUI elements in your application, without the need to code. If you’re more into programming, you can access the C# or VB.NET automation API to benefit from increased flexibility and further enhance your Android application tests in code.

Ranorex Studio recognized in Test Automation based on user reviews

We deliver outstanding customer satisfaction

Reviews from satisfied users help make Ranorex Studio a leader in the G2 Grid for Test Automation Software, year after year.The G2 Grid for Test Automation Software identifies leading solutions based on market presence and customer satisfaction. To determine market presence, G2 uses a combination of 15 metrics about a vendor and product such as the number of employees, web and social presence, and growth. The customer satisfaction rating is based on an analysis of reviews submitted by real, verified users.Our high customer satisfaction rating contributes to Ranorex Studio's continued position as a leader in the G2 Grid. Ranorex Studio also receives top marks in areas such as ROI, ease of use, and ease of implementation. For more independently-verified research and reviews, visit the Ranorex Studio page at G2 Crowd,TechValidate, or Capterra.

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Start automating your Android mobile app tests with Ranorex Studio today

Get all of this with your free trial:

  • Record-and-replay: robust capabilities to build tests without programming.
  • Full development environment: script in C# or VB.NET
  • All supported platforms: run tests on Windows desktop, all popular Web browsers, and Android or iOS devices, including real devices and simulators/emulators
  • Advanced functionality: Ranorex Spy for machine-trained object detection, Ranorex Coach for test healing, video reporting of test execution, PDF validation, and more.
  • Customizable test results reporting: generate HTML, PDF, or JUnit-compatible reports; then send test reports as email attachments.
  • Data-driven testing: pull test data from CSV or Excel files, or a SQL database
  • Flexible API interface: easily add Ranorex Studio tests to your CI/CD process by integrating with Jenkins, Travis CI, Git, and more.
  • Built-in integration with Jira and TestRail

Accelerate your Android app testing with Ranorex Studio. Our built-in tutorials and sample projects will help you be productive right away. Or, if you’re ready, you can review our pricing and buy now.