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Automate One Time Password (OTP) using Cypress

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Automating One Time Password (OTP) is always a bit challenging as you need to work with a third-party service to send/receive messages. Let’s take a look at how we can do that using Cypress …


  • Cypress: browser automation framework (can be replaced with any other JS browser automation framework)
  • Receive SMS: to generate a temporary phone number and receive SMS. Note: this can easily be replaced with a paid service such as Twilio, SMSArc, etc..
  • GitHub: example site to test OTP on

In this video, we will cover step-by-step how to automate OTP using Cypress:

👩🏻‍💻 Access the source code here.

To learn more about Cypress, check out my free Cypress tutorial series here –

Happy testing! 😄

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