Efficiently get android app package and activity
For mobile app automation using appium requires app package and activity.
There are lot of different ways to get the android applications package and activity, but in this article we will be looking for few efficient ways of getting the app details.
Using command prompt
Before proceeding to get the details, refer Appium setup for windows (Make sure you have Android SDK installed folder on your machine and environmental setup)
- Connect mobile / handset to computer (debug mode)
- Open the app and should be displayed on screen
- Open command prompt, Start -> Run -> cmd
Type following commands one by one
dumpsys window windows | grep -E 'mCurrentFocus|mFocusedApp'
From above, orange highlights is the app package and activity
App package: io.selendroid.testapp
App Activity: io.selendroid.testapp.HomeScreenActivity
Using Appium tool
Make sure Appium tool should be installed, how to? refer Appium.exe setup
- Open Appium tool
- Click on android icon
- Click on “Choose”, and browse to the apk file
package and activity will be displayed automatically. [Below screenshot]
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