GetPackageFromAPK Method

Applies to TestComplete 14.91, last modified on July 20, 2021
The information below concerns legacy mobile tests that work with mobile devices connected to the local computer. For new mobile tests, we recommend using the newer cloud-compatible approach.

Description

The GetPackageFromAPK method returns information about the package that corresponds to the specified package file (*.apk) stored on the local computer. The needed path is passed to the method as a parameter.

Declaration

PackageManagerObj.GetPackageFromAPK(PCPath)

PackageManagerObj An expression, variable or parameter that specifies a reference to a PackageManager object
PCPath [in]    Required    String    
Result PackageObject

Applies To

The method is applied to the following object:

Parameters

The method has the following parameter:

PCPath

Specifies the path to the package file (.apk) stored on the local computer.

Result Value

The PackageObject object that corresponds to the specified package file (*.apk). If the package is not found, the method posts an error to the test log.

Example

The code below obtains the PackageObject object that corresponds to the specified package file (*.apk), installs this package on the device, launches the default activity for the package and then removes the package from the device:

JavaScript, JScript

function Test()
{
  // Obtain the PackageObject object
  var DeviceObj = Mobile.Device("VirtualBox");
  var PackManagerObj = DeviceObj.PackageManager;
  var PackObj = PackManagerObj.GetPackageFromAPK("C:\\Work\\MyPackage.apk");
  // Install the package
  PackManagerObj.InstallPackage(PackObj);
  // Launch the default activity for the package
  PackManagerObj.LaunchPackage(PackObj);
  // Remove the package
  PackManagerObj.RemovePackage(PackObj);
}

Python

def Test():
  # Obtain the PackageObject object
  DeviceObj = Mobile.Device("VirtualBox")
  PackManagerObj = DeviceObj.PackageManager
  PackObj = PackManagerObj.GetPackageFromAPK("C:\\Work\\MyPackage.apk")
  # Install the package
  PackManagerObj.InstallPackage(PackObj)
  # Launch the default activity for the package
  PackManagerObj.LaunchPackage(PackObj)
  # Remove the package
  PackManagerObj.RemovePackage(PackObj)

VBScript

Sub Test
  ' Obtain the PackageObject object
  Set DeviceObj = Mobile.Device("VirtualBox")
  Set PackManagerObj = DeviceObj.PackageManager
  Set PackObj = PackManagerObj.GetPackageFromAPK("C:\Work\MyPackage.apk")
  ' Install the package
  PackManagerObj.InstallPackage(PackObj)
  ' Launch the default activity for the package
  PackManagerObj.LaunchPackage(PackObj)
  ' Remove the package
  PackManagerObj.RemovePackage(PackObj)
End Sub

DelphiScript

function Test;
var DeviceObj, PackManagerObj, PackObj: OleVariant;
begin
  // Obtain the PackageObject object
  DeviceObj := Mobile.Device('VirtualBox');
  PackManagerObj := DeviceObj.PackageManager;
  PackObj := PackManagerObj.GetPackageFromAPK('C:\Work\MyPackage.apk');
  // Install the package
  PackManagerObj.InstallPackage(PackObj);
  // Launch the default activity for the package
  PackManagerObj.LaunchPackage(PackObj);
  // Remove the package
  PackManagerObj.RemovePackage(PackObj);
end;

C++Script, C#Script

function Test()
{
  // Obtain the PackageObject object
  var DeviceObj = Mobile["Device"]("VirtualBox");
  var PackManagerObj = DeviceObj["PackageManager"];
  var PackObj = PackManagerObj["GetPackageFromAPK"]("C:\\Work\\MyPackage.apk");
  // Install the package
  PackManagerObj["InstallPackage"](PackObj);
  // Launch the default activity for the package
  PackManagerObj["LaunchPackage"](PackObj);
  // Remove the package
  PackManagerObj["RemovePackage"](PackObj);
}

See Also

PackageManager Object
Installing Packages on Devices (Legacy)

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