If one of your goals is to deliver accessible apps continuously, it is always a good idea to automate some of the repetitive checks that need to be done with each release. But, as mentioned before, automated testing should never replace manual testing.
Automated tests can, as a11y testing tools, help us catch early issues like missing accessibility labels, text that doesn’t support Dynamic Type, color contrast issues, small touch areas, etc., but they also miss the context.
We will not discuss automated testing in this part of the handbook since we mostly concentrate on manual testing.
You can read more about it in our Android A11y and iOS a11y chapters.
And if you want to know more, here is an interesting read on how LinkedIn does it.