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How to use UI Automator within Testdroid Cloud

Last Updated: Aug 06, 2013 11:41AM CEST
How to create and use UI Automator tests in Testdroid Cloud 
  1. If you don't have login credentials to Testdroid Cloud, register as a new user by entering your email to the following section on the front page:

  1. Confirm your email address by clicking a link in the activation email sent to you.
  2. Login into Testdroid Cloud at
  3. Once successfully logged in, hover your mouse on top of Create project button and select Android UIAutomator from the dropdown menu:

  1. As a step #1, upload your application (.APK) to Testdroid Cloud by locating file from your machine.
  2. Upload uiautomator test package (.zip or .jar) as a step #2. For more information about uiautomator test creation, please visit:
  3. You can now configure your test execution by clicking Advanced configuration.
  4. Test can be started by either clicking Start new test run (step #4) or Apply and start new test under configuration (step #3).
  5. Once results will be ready, you'll notified about it by email. You can also track the execution under “Test Run” view.

Quick steps to get up and running with UIAutomator:
  1. Plug in your Android device. Please make sure your Android version is 4.1 or newer.
  2. Start uiautomatorviewer that can be found under installed Android SDK folder /tools.
  3. More information about uiautomatorviewer and uiautomator can be found from Google's Developer Site:
  4. More information about Testdroid Cloud and uiautomator integration can be found in this video
  5. More information creating uiautomator tests can be found from the following location

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