Instrumentation failed Ranorex 9.0.1

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Instrumentation failed Ranorex 9.0.1

Post by Cavite17 » Tue May 21, 2019 5:49 am

Hi all,

This is my first time to instrument an app(Google Chrome) on Mobile-Android. And tried several times the instructions indicated on Ranorex User Guide > Instrumentation > Android App

After doing this,
I always getting this error after I instrument Google Chrome app.
Here are the error details:

System.Exception: Main activity or alias could not be found in manifest.
at Ranorex.Plugin.Mobile.Tools.Android.Instrumentation.AndroidManifest.GetMainActivity(XmlDocument xmlDoc)
at Ranorex.Plugin.Mobile.Tools.Android.Instrumentation.ApkFileInstrumenter.ProcessManifest(String manifestPath, DecompileInfo& dcInfo, InstrumentApkOptions instrumentOptions)
at Ranorex.Plugin.Mobile.Tools.Android.Instrumentation.ApkFileInstrumenter.DecompileApkFile(String apkFilePath, Boolean showProcessWindows, IPathService pathService, InstrumentApkOptions deployOptions)
at Ranorex.Plugin.Mobile.Tools.Android.Instrumentation.ApkFileInstrumenter.Instrument(String apkFilePath, InstrumentApkOptions deployOptions, BackgroundWorker bgw)
at Ranorex.Plugin.Mobile.RxIntegration.Instrumentation.AndroidWorker.Run()
at Ranorex.Controls.AndroidInstrumentProgressPage.bgw_DoWork(Object sender, DoWorkEventArgs e)

I'm already using the latest apktool v2.4.0.

Are there anyone who can help me?
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Re: Instrumentation failed Ranorex 9.0.1

Post by Support Team » Wed May 22, 2019 12:27 pm


It's not possible to instrument the official Chrome app. Please use the RxBrowser instead: ... ment-apps/