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2. Finding Mobile Elements

Shankar Garg

(1)Gurgoan, Haryana, India

In this chapter, you will learn how to do the following:

  • Traverse with Appium Inspector

  • Explore UI Automator Viewer

  • Find elements by their accessibility ID

  • Find elements using IOSUIAutomation

  • Find elements using AndroidUIAutomator

  • Inspect iOS mobile web elements

  • Inspect Android mobile web elements

In the previous chapter, you learned how to set up and run Appium, but for mobile automation, that’s not sufficient. You also need to know how to find mobile elements so you can interact with those elements to perform desired actions.

Since Appium is an extension of Selenium, most of the principles of finding elements ...

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