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Appium is an open source test automation framework for use with native, hybrid and mobile web apps. It drives iOS and Android apps using the WebDriver protocol.

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Why does Appium sign the .apk? Is there any benefit?

I've been using Appium for automation in Android, I always was surprised for the resigning of the apk. This signing only has caused problems to me, and I cannot see any advantage of this 'feature'. ...
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Is there a name for automated tools that work from screenshots like Sikuli or Monkeyrunner with tools like Selenium?

I have a list of GUI testing tools, and I want to separate the tools that are 'based on screenshots' like Sikuli or Monkeyrunner that others that interact directly with the elements of SUT, like ...
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Appium vs Espresso for Android Automated Testing

For last few weeks, I was using appium(python) for android testing but yesterday we have decided to shift to Expresso(Java) for automated testing. There are couple of reasons why we are making this ...
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Geb - getting "No at checker has been defined for page class geb.Page." [closed]

Does anyone have any experience with using Geb and Cucumber in testing Native Apps? Trying to figure out why I cant use the Geb Page object in my tests. Seems to time out on me and throw the ...
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An unknown server-side error occurred while processing the command while swipe

I get the following Exception using appium An unknown server-side error occurred while processing the command. when I run this code driver.Swipe(loc1.X, loc1.Y, loc1.X - 110, loc1.Y, 2000); I use ...
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How to swipe specific element using appium?

I have list of elements of specific type, I want to swipe one of this element right or left, How i can do this using appium ? I know i can use driver.Swipe(); to swipe in appium but how to use to ...
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How to handle A/B testing in automated UI tests with Appium?

I'm testing native mobile apps with Appium (iOS and Android, using the Java client). We have a family of apps where some features are turned on or off depending on the particular app (like A/B testing,...
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How to handle download dialogs on mobile devices with Appium [closed]

I am using Selenium with Appium and my problem is "when i click on a download button it shows path to save the file." This is a mobile OS control, how do I interact with Mobile Controls? Are there ...
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Help Finding image in Sikuli X in Java

I am having an issue trying to find an image on the screen, I tried doing it in two different ways and it doesn't seem to work for me. I am trying to do this with Appium running on IOS simulator ...
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Appium: getting stuck at tapping on buttons under a loop

I am getting stuck at executing a loop. My scenario is: I am tapping on bookmark present over the screen. I am using below code for that , List listAllSessionsNames=driver.findElements(By.xpath("/...
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Learning myself or getting certified?

I explored following tools: Selenium web-driver, Appium by myself (current company supports me to learn) with help of StackOverflow (you guys) and with my effort. But my question is: is it good ...
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How to launch appium headless? [closed]

I'm trying to set up appium test headless with java: public void startAppiumServer() throws IOException, InterruptedException { // Process process; String APPIUMSERVERSTARTCMD = "cmd /c " ...
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How do I test on an already-installed Android application using Appium + Selenium? [duplicate]

I am using the APK info app to know what activities' name are: package name.v2.acyivities.SplashActivity package name.v2.acyivities.OnBoardingChooseRegion (...) And then I create the ...
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Can Appium be used to test code coverage with Jococo for android?

Is it possible to get code coverage of my android app using jococo and appium? From what I understand, Appium takes the built apk and uses that for running the tests. So, is there any way around this ...
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Appium: How to get adb logcat for multiple android devices

I have to execute my test on more then one device. So how to get logcat for every device? My current code is: List logEntries = driver.manage().logs().get("logcat").getAll(); File logFile = new File(...
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Integration of STB tester with appium

I want to integrate STB tester with Appium so that I can automate video validation test cases of my app. Could anyone give me some tips where to start? I have setup STB tester and Appium. What steps ...
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How do you handle your automation deadlines if Appium/iOS/Android versions keeps updating and these updates have issues?

How do you handle your automation deadlines if Appium/iOS/Android versions keeps updating and these updates have issues? Do you test with the old versions for your deadlines or test with the updated ...
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What should I learn next as QA

I have been working as a software tester for the last 4 years. I have the following skills and day job experience: 1 - Manual Testing of websites & Mobile Applications. 2 - Automation using ...
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Unable to perform the actions on already installed app in android

I am trying to execute code as shown below. But the error prompted is [org.openqa.selenium.SessionNotCreatedException:]A new session could not be created. (No app set; either start appium with --app ...
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Getting web driver exception message while tapping list elements using appium

I am using appium 1.4.8 on mac and I'm automating native app using selenium. I am stuck in a situation where I need to tap each element in a list. I wrote below code: List allKeywords=driver....
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Sikuli and Appium

Is it advisable to use Sikuli along with Appium ? I tried finding an image after launching app on device using Appium, but sikuli returned an error saying "cannot find img/x.png on the screen".
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how to read and write file on mac system using java? [closed]

hi everyone i am new to mac system, on window system we read and write data from excel sheet what about mac? if notes is an answer provide me a java code to read and write data from notes file.strong ...
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Which language to choose for Appium - Python or Java?

We have an iOS application (written with Obj-C and now starting to incorporate Swift) that we want to write tests for using Appium. Our test team comprises of people who have little programming ...
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Failed to execute 'createNSResolver' on 'Document': parameter 1 is not of type 'Node'

I am working on Appium for an android device. So here I am trying to select a radio button -say OneWay in Spice Jet for booking a flight and using the xpath, but I am getting issue's as follows: "org....
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Type mismatch: cannot convert from WebElement to List<WebElement>

Whenever I am trying to use a list element, this error is showing Type mismatch: cannot convert from WebElement to List<WebElement> in appium. Please help! List <WebElement>a=driver....
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Android Studio and Appium

I am trying to learn Appium for a new project. I read through the manuals and the official documentation and I have one question. Most of the tutorials seem to focus on Eclipse + Android SDK +Appium....
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Is there a tool to test Videos in a Mobile App

I am working on a Mobile App project and I am particularly focused on the Video module of it. Scenario I am looking to Automate. is there a open source tool that can do this Scroll Down to the Video ...
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How to locate or write Xpath for an element of an Hybrid app which has only class and no other attribute

I am new to mobile automation and Appium and unable to find a way to get xpath or locate an element, getting following node details in uiautomatorviewer: index:0 text: resourceid: class: android.view....
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how to do a Testing on an Already Installed Android application using Appium + Selenium ?

is there any way to test an application which is already installed For Eg. i want to test the calculator or google map application ? my Current Appium version is 1.3.4.1
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Is it possible to use Appium to install a second APK?

First a little disclaimer, I'm not an automator, but I'm trying to learn. I'm trying to maintain code that someone else wrote. We are using Appium capabilities to launch the APK under test on an ...
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Triggering Appium testing scripts in IOS/Android

I am new to mobile automation. I need to know the ways we can achieve triggering automation scripts. Need to trigger my testing scripts when mobile OS is upgraded. Need to trigger my testing scripts ...
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Error when installing appium through npm in ubuntu

I've been trying to set up appium to run android tests in an ubuntu machine. Here what i did so far: Set up JRE and JDK (and set system variables); Installed node.js/npm without using sudo; Installed ...
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Hybrid app automation using appium with selenium

I trying to automate a hybrid app using the appium-selenium setup. I facing problem in getting the object properties. I am using ui automator to identify elements but it is unable to do the job. It ...
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Cucumber + Protractor : What will be good practices to maintain test data in separate file?

I am looking to see if this is possible... I am writing UI tests for web and mobile in Cucumber (using Protractor for web and Appium for mobile) and would like to store login details (email and ...
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Appium (iOS) how to choose two UITableCells with the same name

I am using Appium and Cucumber with Ruby to carry out some UI tests on our application. I want to use the code below to select a button, with the same name but found in two different cells, for ...
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Android App testing with appium

I am testing android app using appium. Everything is working fine but I want to know as tester that how can I get below parameters of APK : 1 - app-package 2 - app-activity If you are using appium ...
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Unable to run Appium Version 1.3.6-(Ophiuchus) on Yosemite for Testing Android App on real device

These are my settings: My SDK path: -/usr/local/adt-bundle-mac-x86_64-20140702/sdk My APK path -/usr/local/adt-bundle-mac-x86_64-20140702/sdk/platform-tools/Setmore.apk Given Package name, Launch ...
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Appium: How to find installed app's package name and its main Activity in Appium?

For mobile application automation I am using appium and in that following things are mandatory: WebDriver wd; File app=new File("Path\\to\\WhatsApp.apk"); DesiredCapabilities dc=new ...
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Not able to find element using appium

I am trying to login in app. using appium but getting following error : An unknown server-side error occurred while processing the command. (WARNING: The server did not provide any stacktrace ...
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Selenium Grid and TestNG Parallel option

This is my first posting here. I already searched here and couldn't find an answer. I'm in the process of integrating Appium with Selenium Grid to run our iOS and Android mobile app test cases in ...
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Not able to click on deivce Menu button using appium in android

I am working on automation of mobile native app using Appium in Java language. I want to click on device Menu button. Method 1: JavascriptExecutor js = (JavascriptExecutor) driver; js....
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Is Swipe method supported in Android Appium version 1.3.4?

I have tried implementing the swipe method for android devices, but this method is not working in Appium 1.3.4. Below is the code I have written: public void swipe() { JavascriptExecutor js = (...
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Is it possible to use Selenium's RemoteWebDriver and Appium's AppiumDriver in parallel?

I tried asking this on StackOverflow but unfortunately I couldn't find a solution to this there. Then I learned about SQA StackExchange so I thought I'd try here too. I'm trying to write some test ...
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Can Appium automate the In App Purchase flow on iOS?

Making an In-App Purchase (IAP) on iOS brings an Apple alert and puts the application into the background. If I use the Appium framework for automation, will I be able to interact with these prompts? ...
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How to set app path for android using Appium on a mac

I wish to know how to set the app path for an android app on my mac. For iOS you can download the app and then in the desired capabilities you can provide the path. I can't download the android ...
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Is there any tool available to automate iOS default (Email) app?

I have explored couple of tools like Appium, KIF: for these tools we need to own the app (to enable Automation Instrument) to automate. And also tried with .IPA files available on the internet (Gmail ...
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Mobile application testing

I am new to "Mobile application testing" and I googled and got appium and selandroid. I want to learn mobile application testing and I have experience selenium webdriver with java. Queries are: I ...
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Setup appium for Android on Mac osx 10.8.5

I am new to mobile testing. I want to configure appium for testing android applicaiton on Mac machine. Can someone provide the steps to do. And I want to using with selenium webdriver using Java.
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What are some tools for testing Mobile web apps?

I'm thinking along the lines of a Firebug for the iPhone/iPad/Android/BB that can truly give more insight on the markup/scripts. Even when testing on the simulator/device, it's hard to truly simulate ...

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