get app performance information

This feature is on-demand support


Return the current performance information of an application running on the test device.


  • package name

    APK name of the application of interest.

  • cpu usage

    Variable to hold returned current CPU usage of the application process.

  • memory

    Variable to hold returned current memory usage of the application process.

Valid contexts

This action may be used within the following project items: test modules and user-defined actions.

Applicable Systems/Platforms

Use of this action is supported on the following systems/platforms: Android.


  • If the variables in argumentscpu usage and memoryhave not been declared, the action creates them as globals.
  • On an Android device, to retrieve the package name for an application, do the following:
    1. Open the Android Instrumentation Tool dialog box.

    2. In the Application Under Test panel, right-click the appropriate application, and then select Copy package name.

    3. In the test editor, paste the copied value into the package name argument of the built-in action.

  • This action supports the <ignore> modifier. If the string <ignore> is present as the value of any of the arguments, or any argument contains an expression that evaluates to <ignore>, the action is skipped during execution.

Applicable Built-In Settings

The following settings are applicable to this action: remove double quotes from cells, standard ASCII only.


Let’s say you wish to obtain the current performance information of two applications running on the test device:

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