Testing multiple apps on same device


I test test an app, which interacts with another app on the same device . Is it possible to use appium to automate two apps at a time on the same device.

(The answer was a “no”, when I asked this question few months back.

iOS - no
Android - yes

Can you elaborate… Or give pointers to any documentation?

Hi…@kirill May i know how multiple apps are possible on Android. I think it can be achieved with startActivity() of other app…Yes?

That depends what scenario you have…
And there are multiple ways to start activity on Android: either, as you say, statActivity() method, which is simple one, either using adb. But that’s essentially the same thing: