Change screen orientation

You can change the screen orientation of an Android device to set your application in portrait or landscape mode during the execution of the test. In order to change screen orientation, you need to set the deviceOrientation parameter in the REST API request to start Espresso test execution.

REST API endpoint :

POST /app-automate/espresso/v2/build
Parameter Description Values
deviceOrientation Set the screen orientation of mobile device portrait, landscape
Default: portrait

Example cURL request :

Set the screen orientation to landscape :

curl -u "YOUR_USERNAME:YOUR_ACCESS_KEY" \
-X POST "https://api-cloud.browserstack.com/app-automate/espresso/v2/build" \
-d '{"deviceOrientation": "landscape", "devices": ["Samsung Galaxy S8-7.0"], "app": "bs://f7c874f21852ba57957a3fdc33f47514288c4ba4", "testSuite": "bs://e994db8333e32a5863938666c3c3491e778352ff"}' \
-H "Content-Type: application/json"

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