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Login page is non- angular. So I set browser.ignoreSynchronization = true; Then after passing the login screen, I have set browser.ignoreSynchronization = false. Also, I have used browser.refresh(). While execution, I see all the steps executed, but shows error message as timeout after 11 seconds.

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    I've never actually been able to get this to work properly. The new way of doing this is to use browser.waitForAngularEnabled() and pass in true of false accordingly. I just set mine to false in the .onPrepare(). I'm always running into the Angular couldn't be found on this page error. Especially when using webpack, so I just disable it entirely and figure out other ways of waiting for elements to be interactable. It's been too much of a hassle with unreliable results for me to keep switching back and forth. Any of the ExpectedConditions options will work perfectly fine. – tehbeardedone Sep 19 at 15:02
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You can use browser.ignoreSynchronization=true entirely for angular/non-angular pages and use your own wait mechanism using ExpectedConditions to handle elements.

Either way is using driver methods directly as below, so it won't wait for $http and $timeout

expect(browser.driver.findElement(by.css('.msgtext')).getText().toBe('expexted text')

Please let me know if you need more help and upvote this answer if you find it helpful

  • Thank you both. I am already handling the same way you suggested. But would like to how to get this working – STE Sep 26 at 5:18
  • Also noticed, after login-in the landing page, I see iframe tag inside the body. Should I switch to iframe and check for angular enabled – STE Sep 26 at 5:24
  • Yes, add browser.ignoreSynchronization=true just after switching to frame – Mitul Lakhani Sep 26 at 9:41
  • My application is build using angular. But ng app is not set in body tag. Also I am not able to find any ng-model/ng-bind tags. All I could see is only _ ngcontent tags. In this case, is there any possibility to change to browser.rootE1 value and remove expected conditions. Will this work – STE Sep 26 at 9:51

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