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Open a device

In the 'Cloud Devices' view select an Android device and click on the 'Open' button.

Install and launch your application

In the 'Applications' view click on 'Install'. Then click on 'Launch'.



The 'Console' view will show you a successful notification for both operations.

Start a new recording

Click on the 'Start Recording' icon () to the right of the device reflection.

The device panel will change to indicate recording is in progress and an empty, unsaved 'test' file will open in the editor.

Perform actions on the device reflection. You will see the actions added to the test editor.


When you are finished, click on the 'Stop Recording' icon () right to the device reflection.

You can also start a new recording by clicking the Capabilities Wizard (see below), which opens the Recording Wizard.
More options are available here such as: uploading a new application, installing application, adding NoReset to capabilities list.

Capabilities wizard will launch the selected application before starting to record your test.

Save your recorded test

Save your test using eclipse's Save button. It will only be available once the recording has finished.

For a new test, you will see the following window:

Select a project, choose a name for your new test and click 'Finish'. Your test will be saved in the selected project, in a folder named "tests".

Record commands on the device

Run your test

Running a test is depended on the Appium 6 library. To run a test, make sure the library is included in the same project as the test.

(If you used Appium Studio for Eclipse's Project Configuration, Appium 6 will be included by default) 

Make sure all the commands you wish to run have their checkbox selected.

Click Run Test () to execute all the selected commands on the currently open device.

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