axe for Android

The most comprehensive accessibility analysis tool available for the Android Platform. Download and start testing the accessibility of your Android app today.

What is axe for Android?

Screenshot of axe application for android, indicating ability to test for specific issues


Axe for Android is made up of two parts. The first is a mobile application for the Android operating system that analyzes Native and Hybrid application content for accessibility based on WCAG and Android Best Practices. The second component is an Open Source accessibility Rules Library built specifically for Android.



Benefits of working with axe for Android

Saves Time & Resources

Axe helps your mobile app dev teams catch accessibility errors while coding, dramatically reducing the time and cost of manual accessibility testing down the line.

Best in Class

The axe Android rules engine is the best out there, covering multiple categories of WCAG violations over the leading competitors, including focus order, focus management, and event stream analysis.

Active Maintenance of Open Source Rules Library

Deque maintains axe for Android as a first-class citizen. Our rules engine is top of class and our team responds to bug fixes and false positives in hours.

Fits Existing Processes

Axe for Android can fit any accessibility development process. Developers can run axe for Android and fix bugs while they code. OR run axe and beta or production builds and email reports to share later.

Join our Community

Axe Android is Open Source. We want to give back to the community and collaborate with you to make the web a better place.

Easy to Use

Get started testing in as little as two minutes. Download the app from the App Store and follow the on-screen prompts. You’ll have actionable intel in no time.