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Monkey


Launch application via monkey

adb shell monkey -p com.package -c android.intent.category.LAUNCHER 1

Simulate User Input with Monkey Command

This command specifically targets the package com.package and generates a single event.

Option Description
--pct-syskeys 0 Specifies that no system keys (such as Home, Back, or Menu) should be included in the simulated input.
-p com.package Specifies the package name of the target application on which the input should be simulated.
1 Indicates the number of events to generate, in this case, a single event.
adb shell monkey --pct-syskeys 0 -p com.package 1

Generate multiple events

adb shell monkey -p com.package 500

Generate a particular type of event more often

adb shell monkey --pct-touch 70 -p com.package 1000

Generate navigation events more often

adb shell monkey --pct-nav 70 -p com.package 1000

Generate trackball events more often

adb shell monkey --pct-trackball 70 -p com.package 1000

Generate system level events more often

adb shell monkey --pct-syskeys 70 -p com.package 1000

Generate app switch events more often

adb shell monkey --pct-appswitch 70 -p com.package 1000

Generate flip events more often

adb shell monkey --pct-flip 70 -p com.package 1000

Generate any events excluding syskeys

adb shell monkey --pct-syskeys 0 -p com.package 1000

Generate multiple events with delay between each

adb shell monkey -p com.package --throttle 1000 1000

Run the monkey command in a verbose mode

adb shell monkey -p com.package -v 500

Generate events and collect a log of the command's output

adb shell monkey -p com.package -v -v 500 > out.txt

Generate events and show only error logs

adb shell monkey -p com.package --monitor-native-crashes 500

Halt Monkey and report the error if any activity fails or crashes

adb shell monkey -p com.package --abort-on-error 500

Simulate only touch events

adb shell monkey -p com.package --pct-touch 100 500

Simulate only trackball events

adb shell monkey -p com.package --pct-trackball 100 500

Simulate only navigation events

adb shell monkey -p com.package --pct-nav 100 500

Simulate only system events

adb shell monkey -p com.package --pct-syskeys 100 500

Simulate only major navigation events

adb shell monkey -p com.package --pct-majornav 100 500

Simulate only app switch events

adb shell monkey -p com.package --pct-appswitch 100 500

Simulate only flip events

adb shell monkey -p com.package --pct-flip 100 500

Run Monkey command for a specified time

adb shell monkey -p com.package --running-time 60 1000

Run Monkey command for a long time with delay between events

adb shell monkey -p com.package --throttle 1000 --running-time 600 1000

Simulate events and ignore any crashes

adb shell monkey -p com.package --ignore-crashes 500

Simulate events and ignore any timeouts

adb shell monkey -p com.package --ignore-timeouts 500

Generate events and ignore security exceptions

adb shell monkey -p com.package --ignore-security-exceptions 500

Generate events and ignore any crashes or ANRs

adb shell monkey -p com.package --ignore-crashes --ignore-timeouts 500

Generate events and kill the process if a crash/timeout occurs

adb shell monkey -p com.package --kill-process-after-error 500

Generate a random number of events

adb shell monkey -p com.package --randomize-throttle 500

Use a seed value for the pseudo-random number generator

adb shell monkey -p com.package --seed 12345 500

Generate events and stop when a specific error occurs

adb shell monkey -p com.package --stop-on-error 500

Specify the categories of events to be generated

adb shell monkey -p com.package --category com.android.intent.category.TEST 500

Specify multiple categories of events to be generated

adb shell monkey -p com.package --category com.android.intent.category.TEST --category com.android.intent.category.LAUNCHER 500

Simulate touch events at specific locations

adb shell monkey -p com.package --pct-touch 100 --pct-trackball 0 --pct-nav 0 --pct-majornav 0 --pct-syskeys 0 --pct-appswitch 0 --pct-anyevent 0 500

Simulate only system level operations

adb shell monkey -p com.package --pct-sysops 100 500

Simulate events on multiple applications

adb shell monkey -p com.package1 -p com.package2 500

Generate a specific number of events for multiple applications

adb shell monkey -p com.package1 -p com.package2 --pct-touch 50 --pct-nav 50 500

Use the network to generate events

adb shell monkey -p com.package --pct-nettoggle 100 500

Generate events only on the apps that are permitted to receive the specified permissions

adb shell monkey --permission-target-system 500

Specify the proportion of "basic" operation events to be generated

adb shell monkey -p com.package --pct-pers 100 500