How can we write scrolling code in Appium with Java?

Here is what I want to do,

  1. Open the application.
  2. Scroll down to the footer.
  3. Scroll back up.

This is the code that I have written:

base.java ;

import java.io.File;
import java.net.MalformedURLException;
import java.net.URL;

import org.openqa.selenium.remote.DesiredCapabilities;

import io.appium.java_client.android.AndroidDriver;
import io.appium.java_client.android.AndroidElement;
import io.appium.java_client.remote.MobileCapabilityType;

public class base {
public static  AndroidDriver<AndroidElement> capabilities() throws MalformedURLException
     File f = new File("src");
     File fs = new File(f, "ApiDemos-debug.apk");
    DesiredCapabilities cap = new DesiredCapabilities();
    cap.setCapability(MobileCapabilityType.DEVICE_NAME,"oppo A5s");
    cap.setCapability(MobileCapabilityType.AUTOMATION_NAME, "Uiautomator2");
    cap.setCapability(MobileCapabilityType.VERSION, "8.1.0");
    cap.setCapability(MobileCapabilityType.PLATFORM_NAME, "Android");
    cap.setCapability(MobileCapabilityType.APP, fs.getAbsolutePath());
    AndroidDriver<AndroidElement>driver = new AndroidDriver<>(new URL(""), cap);        
     return driver ;


Scolling class;

import java.net.MalformedURLException;
import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit;

import org.openqa.selenium.By;

import io.appium.java_client.android.AndroidDriver;
import io.appium.java_client.android.AndroidElement;

public class ScrolingDemo extends base {

public static void main(String[] args) throws MalformedURLException {
    // TODO Auto-generated method stub
    driver.manage().timeouts().implicitlyWait(10, TimeUnit.SECONDS);
            "new UiScrollable(new UiSelector().scrollable(true)).scrollToEnd(100000)"));
            "new UiScrollable(new UiSelector().scrollable(true)).scrollToBeginning(100000)"));

you can use adroidUIAutomater class's uiscrollable,



Please try putting this method in the base class:

    public void scrollToWebElement(WebElement locator)
            JavascriptExecutor js = (JavascriptExecutor) driver;    
            js.executeScript("arguments[0].scrollIntoView();", locator);
        catch (Exception e)
            System.err.println("Unable to scroll to webelement.  WebElement is not visible.");
  • hi, sir, which locator I have given here I did not understand. – Arslan Hassan Mar 3 at 5:54
  • basically, I want to just scroll the page at the bottom and then comes up with that which locator I use . – Arslan Hassan Mar 3 at 5:56
  • WebElement myLocator = driver.findElement(By.xpath("//android.widget.TextView[@text='Views']")); scrollToWebElement(myLocator); – ToastMan Mar 3 at 16:43
  • This should take you directly to your webelement. Not sure why you want to scroll all the way to the bottom. – ToastMan Mar 3 at 16:48
  • He want to scroll application not webapp – PDHide Mar 3 at 23:30

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