mob

Provides methods for mobile automation.

Locators:

Native application locators for

  • /XPATH - Locates element using an XPath 1.0 expression.

  • id=ID - Locates element by its id.

  • class=CLASS - Locates element by its class.

  • text=TEXT - Locates element by its visible text.

  • text-contains=TEXT - Locates element whose visible text contains the specified string.

  • desc=DESCRIPTION - Locates element by its description.

  • desc-contains=DESCRIPTION - Locates element whose description contains the specified string.

  • scrollable - Locates elements that are scrollable.

Native application locators for

  • /XPATH - Locates element using an XPath 1.0 expression.

  • id=ID - Locates element by its ID.

  • ~ACCESSIBILITY_ID - Locates element by its Accessibility Id.

Hybrid and Web application locators for

  • /XPATH - Locates element using an XPath 1.0 expression.

  • id=ID - Locates element by its id.

  • name=NAME - Locates element by its name attribute.

  • tag=NAME - Locates element by its tag name.

  • link=TEXT - Locates anchor element whose text matches the given string.

  • link-contains=TEXT - Locates anchor element whose text contains the given string.

  • css=CSS_SELECTOR - Locates element using a CSS selector.

Pattern arguments:

Commands which expect a string matching pattern in their arguments, support following patterns unless specified otherwise:

  • regex:PATTERN - Match using regular expression.

  • PATTERN - Verbatim matching.

alertAccept

Accepts an alert or a confirmation dialog.

In case of an alert box this command is identical to alertDismiss.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.click("id=Submit");// Clicks an element and opens an alert.
mob.alertAccept();//Automatically press on 'OK' button in the alert pop-up.

Supported On:

alertDismiss

Dismisses an alert or a confirmation dialog.

In case of an alert box this command is identical to alertAccept.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.click("id=Submit");// Clicks an element and opens an alert.
mob.alertDismiss();//Automatically press on 'Cancel' button in the alert pop-up.

Supported On:

assertText

Asserts element's inner text.

Text pattern can be any of the supported string matching patterns (on the top of page). If the element is not interactable, then it will allways return empty string as its text.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.assertText("id=UserName","John Doe");// Asserts if an element’s text is as expected.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

pattern

String

Assertion text or pattern.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

assertTitle

Asserts the page title.

Assertion pattern can be any of the supported string matching patterns(on the top of page).

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.assertTitle("Your websites title!");// Asserts if the title of the page.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

pattern

String

Assertion text or pattern.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

assertValue

Asserts element's value.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.assertValue("id=UserName", "John Doe");// Asserts if the value of an element.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

pattern

String

Value pattern.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

back

Navigate backwards in the browser history or simulates back button on Android device.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.click("id=NextPage);// Clicks an element and opens an alert.
mob.back();//Navigate back to previous page.

Supported On:

clear

Clears element's value or content

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.type("id=Password", "Password");//Types a password to a field.
mob.clear("id=Password");//Clears the characters from the field of an element.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

click

Clicks on an element.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.click("id=Submit");// Clicks an element.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

clickHidden

Clicks on a non-visible element.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.clickHidden("id=hiddenContent);// Clicks an hidden element.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

clickParent

Boolean

optional If true, then parent of the element is clicked.

Supported On:

clickLong

Performs a long click/touch on an element.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.clickLong("id=Mark",6000);// Clicks an element for a certain duration.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

duration

Number

Touch duration in milliseconds.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

clickMultipleTimes

Performs tap on an element multiple times in quick succession.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.clickMultipleTimes("id=Mark",4);// Clicks an element certain amount of times.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

taps

Number

Number of taps.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

closeApp

Closes the currently open app.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps); // Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.launchApp(); // Launch the app.
mob.closeApp(); // Close the app.

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dispose

Ends the current session.

dragAndDrop

Tap on an element, drag by the specified offset, and release.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.dragAndDrop("id=Mark",-80,100);// Tap on an element, drag by the specified offset, and release.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator on which to perform the initial tap.

xoffset

Number

Horizontal offset. Positive for right direction; Negative for left.

yoffset

Number

Vertical offset. Positive for down direction; Negative for up.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

enableNetwork

Enable or disable wifi or data.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.enableNetwork(true,false);//Enable wifi and disable data.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

wifi

Boolean

Enable (true) or disable (false) wifi.

data

Boolean

Enable (true) or disable (false) data.

Supported On:

execute

Executes JavaScript in the context of the currently selected frame or window.

If return value is null or there is no return value, null is returned.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.execute(function(){
angular.element("#closeBtn").trigger('ng-click').click()
});//Executes / injects a javascript functions.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

script

String|Function

The JavaScript to execute.

arg

...Object

optional Optional arguments to be passed to the JavaScript function.

Returns:

Object - The return value.

Supported On:

findElement

Finds an element.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
var el = mob.findElement("id=Password");
mob.click(el);

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String

Element locator.

parent

Element

optional Optional parent element for relative search.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Returns:

Element - A Element object.

Supported On:

findElements

Finds elements.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
var els = mob.findElements("//div");
for (let el of els) {
var text = mob.getText(el);
log.info(text);
}

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String

Element locator.

parent

Element

optional Optional parent element for relative search.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Returns:

Array.<Element> - Collection of Element objects.

Supported On:

getAlertText

Gets the text displayed by an alert or confirm dialog.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.click("id=Submit");// Clicks an element and opens an alert.
var a = mob.getAlertText();//Gets alert text.

Returns:

String - Alert's text.

Supported On:

getAppiumLogs

Collects logs from the Appium server.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps); //Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.getAppiumLogs(); //Collects logs from the Appium server

Returns:

Array.<Object> - A list of logs.

Supported On:

getCapabilities

Returns currently defined capabilities.

Returns:

Object - Current capabilities object.

getCurrentActivity

Gets current Android app's activity name.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps); // Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
let activity = mob.getCurrentActivity(); // Gets current Android activity.

Supported On:

getCurrentPackage

Gets current Android app's package name.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps); // Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
let package = mob.getCurrentPackage(); // Gets current Android package.

Supported On:

getDeviceLogs

Collects logs from the mobile device.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps); //Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.getDeviceLogs(); //Collects logs from the browser console or mobile device

Returns:

Array.<Object> - A list of logs.

Supported On:

getDeviceTime

Gets the time on the device.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps); //Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.getDeviceTime(); //Gets the device time

Returns:

String - Time.

Supported On:

getDriver

Returns the underlying WDIO driver.

Returns:

Object - WDIO driver.

getLocation

Get element's location.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
var loc = mob.getLocation("id=element");//Get element's location.
var x = loc.x;
var y = loc.y;

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Returns:

Object - X and Y location of the element relative to top-left page corner.

Supported On:

getSource

Gets the source code of the page.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
var a = mob.getSource();//Gets the source code of the page.

Returns:

String - HTML in case of web or hybrid application or XML in case of native.

Supported On:

getText

Returns the text (rendered text shown to the user; whitespace-trimmed) of an element.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
var a = mob.getText("id=TextArea");//Gets the text from an element.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Returns:

String - Element's text.

Supported On:

getTitle

Returns the title of the currently active window.

Returns:

String - The page title.

getUrl

Gets the URL of the currently active window.

Usage example:

mob.init();//Opens browser session.
mob.open("www.yourwebsite.com");// Opens a website.
mob.getUrl();//Gets the url from the current page.

Returns:

String - The page URL.

getValue

Gets element's value (whitespace-trimmed).

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);
var a = mob.getValue("id=ValueArea");//Gets the value from an element.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Returns:

String - Element's value.

Supported On:

hideKeyboard

Hides device keyboard.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.type("id=Password", "Password");//Types a password to a field.
mob.hideKeyboard("pressKey", "Done");//Hides device keyboard.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

strategy

String

optional Strategy to use for closing the keyboard - 'press', 'pressKey', 'swipeDown', 'tapOut', 'tapOutside', 'default'.

key

String

optional Key value if strategy is 'pressKey'.

keyCode

String

optional Key code if strategy is 'pressKey'.

keyName

String

optional Key name if strategy is 'pressKey'.

Supported On:

init

Initializes a new Appium session.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

caps

String

optional Desired capabilities. If not specified capabilities will be taken from suite definition.

appiumUrl

String

optional Remote Appium server URL (default: http://localhost:4723/wd/hub).

installApp

Install an app on the remote device.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps); // Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.installApp('/mylocalappfile.apk'); // Install the app.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

appLocalPath

String

The local file path to APK or IPA file.

Supported On:

isAppInstalled

Determines if an app is installed on the device.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps); //Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
let installed = mob.isAppInstalled('com.android.calculator2'); // Determines if calculator app is installed.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

app

String

App's ID.

Supported On:

isCheckable

Determines if checkbox or radio element is checkable.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.isCheckable("id=checkBox");//Determines if checkbox or radio element is checkable.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Returns:

Boolean - true if element is checkable. false otherwise.

Supported On:

isChecked

Determines if checkbox or radio element is checked.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.isChecked("id=checkBox");//Determines if checkbox or radio element is checked.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Returns:

Boolean - true if element is checked. false otherwise.

Supported On:

isClickable

Determines if an element is clickable.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.isClickable("id=Element");//Determines if element is clickable.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Returns:

Boolean - true if element is clickable. false otherwise.

Supported On:

isExist

Wait for an element to become available.

The element is not necessary needs to be visible.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.isExist("id=Element");//Determines if element exists.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

timeout

Number

optional Time in milliseconds to wait for the element. Default is 60 seconds.

Returns:

Boolean - true if the element exists. false otherwise.

Supported On:

isSelected

Determines if an element is selected.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);
var a = mob.isSelected("id=Selection");
if (a) {
...
} else {
...
}

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Returns:

Boolean - true if element is selected. false otherwise.

Supported On:

isVisible

Checks if element is present and visible. Returns false if element was not found or wasn't visible within the specified timeout.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.isVisible("id=Selection");//Determines if element is visible.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

An element locator.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds to wait for element to appear. Default is 60 seconds.

Returns:

Boolean - True if element was found and it was visible. False otherwise.

Supported On:

isWebViewContext

Checks if the current context is of WebView type.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.isWebViewContext();//Checks if the current context is of WebView type.

Returns:

Boolean - true if the context name is WEBVIEW or CHROMIUM.

Supported On:

launchApp

Launches the app defined in the current session's capabilities.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps); // Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.launchApp(); // Launch the app defined in the session's capabilities.

Supported On:

open

Opens an URL.

The open command waits for the page to load before proceeding.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.open('www.yourwebsite.com');//Opens an URL.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

url

String

The URL to open; may be relative or absolute.

Supported On:

pause

Pauses test execution for given amount of milliseconds.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.pause(10*1000);//Pauses the execution for 10 seconds (10000ms)

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

ms

Number

milliseconds to pause the execution.

Supported On:

removeApp

Remove an app from the device.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps); // Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.removeApp('com.android.calculator2'); // Remove the calculator app from the device.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

app

String

App's ID.

Supported On:

resetApp

Reset the currently running app's state (e.g. local settings) on the device.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps); // Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.resetApp(); // Reset curently running app

Supported On:

scrollIntoElement

Scrolls the view element until a specified target element inside the view is found.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.scrollIntoElement('id=bottomPanel','id=Button',0,-30,50);//Scrolls the view element until a specified target element inside the view is found.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

scrollElmLocator

String

View element to scroll.

findElmLocator

String

Target element to find in the view.

xoffset

Number

optional Indicates the size in pixels of the horizontal scroll step (positive - scroll right, negative - scroll left). Default is 0.

yoffset

Number

optional Indicates the size in pixels of the vertical scroll step (positive - scroll up, negative - scroll down). Default is -30.

retries

Number

optional Indicates the number of scroll retries before giving up if element not found. Default is 50.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

scrollIntoView

Scrolls the page or a container element to the location of the specified element.

Usage example:

mob.scrollIntoView('id=bottomPanel', true);
// or
mob.scrollIntoView('id=bottomPanel', {
behavior: 'auto', // Optional. Defines the transition animation: `auto` or `smooth`. Defaults to `auto`.
block: 'start', // Optional. Defines vertical alignment - `start`, `center`, `end`, `nearest`. Defaults to `start`.
inline: 'start' // Optional. Defines horizontal alignment - `start`, `center`, `end`, `nearest`. Defaults to `start`.
});

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

An element locator.

options

Boolean|Object

optional If true, the top of the element will be aligned to the top of the visible area of the scrollable ancestor. This is the default. If false, the bottom of the element will be aligned to the bottom of the visible area of the scrollable ancestor. This parameter can also accept an options object. See the usage example above.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

selectFrame

Selects a frame or an iframe within the current window.

Available frame locators:

  • 'parent' - Select parent frame.

  • 'top' - Select top window.

  • NUMBER - Select frame by its 0-based index.

  • LOCATOR - Locator identifying the frame (relative to the top window). Multiple locators can be passed in order to switch between nested frames.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.selectFrame("//iframe[@id='frame1']", "//iframe[@id='nested_frame']");

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

frameLocator

...String|Number

optional A locator identifying the frame or iframe. Or a series of locators.

Supported On:

sendKeys

Send a sequence of keyboard strokes to the active window or element.

Refer to Key Codes for the list of supported raw keyboard key codes.

Usage example:

mob.init();//Opens browser session.
mob.open("www.yourwebsite.com");// Opens a website.
mob.sendKeys("Hello World");
mob.sendKeys(["Backspace", "Backspace", "Enter"]); // send two Backspace key codes and Enter.
// Unicode representation can be used directly as well:
mob.sendKeys("Hello World\uE003\uE003\uE007");

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

value

String|Array.<String>

Sequence of key strokes to send. Can be either a string or an array of strings for sending raw key codes.

Supported On:

setContext

Sets a specific context (NATIVE_APP, WEBVIEW, etc.).

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.setContext('NATIVE_APP');//Sets a specific context (NATIVE_APP, WEBVIEW, etc.).

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

context

String

The context name.

Supported On:

setNativeContext

Sets context to NATIVE_APP.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.setNativeContext();//Sets context to NATIVE_APP.

Supported On:

setTimeout

Specifies the amount of time that Oxygen will wait for actions to complete.

This includes the open command, waitFor* commands, and commands which wait for elements to appear in DOM or become visible before operating on them. If command wasn't able to complete within the specified period it will fail the test. The default time-out is 60 seconds.

Usage example:

mob.init();//Opens browser session.
mob.setTimeout(60000);//Sets the time out to amount of milliseconds .

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

timeout

Number

A time-out in milliseconds.

setWebViewContext

Sets context to the first available WEBVIEW or CHROMIUM (Crosswalk WebView) view.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.setWebViewContext();//Sets context to the first available WEBVIEW or CHROMIUM (Crosswalk WebView) view.

Returns:

String - Context name, or null if no web context found.

Supported On:

shake

Perform shake action on the device

Supported on Android and iOS 9 or earlier versions.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.shake();//Perform shake action on the device.

Supported On:

smsClickLink

Clicks SMS message URL.

SMSPopup application must be installed and running on the device to use this command. https://github.com/oxygenhq/android-smspopup/releases

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.click("id=sendSmS");// Clicks an element.
mob.smsClickLink(60000);//Clicks SMS message URL.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

timeout

Number

optional Time in milliseconds to wait for sms popup. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

smsGetText

Gets SMS text on Android phone.

SMSPopup application must be installed and running on the device to use this command. https://github.com/oxygenhq/android-smspopup/releases

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.click("id=sendSmS");// Clicks an element.
var a = mob.smsGetText(60000);//Gets SMS text on Android phone.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

timeout

Number

optional Time in milliseconds to wait for sms popup. Default is 60 seconds.

Returns:

String - SMS text.

Supported On:

swipe

Perform a swipe on an element.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.swipe("id=Element",-60,0,150);//Perform a swipe on the screen or an element.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Locator of the element to swipe on.

xoffset

Number

Horizontal offset.

yoffset

Number

Vertical offset. Negative value indicates swipe down and positive indicates swipe up direction.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

swipeElement

Perform swipe on the element.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.swipeElement("id=Element",-60,0,150);//Perform a swipe on the screen or an element.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String

optional Locator of the element to swipe on.

xoffset

Number

Horizontal offset.

yoffset

Number

Vertical offset. Negative value indicates swipe down and positive indicates swipe up direction.

Supported On:

swipeScreen

Perform a swipe on the screen.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.swipeScreen(100, 20, 300, 500);//Perform a swipe on the screen

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

x1

Number

Starting X position (top-left screen corner is the origin)

y1

Number

Starting Y position.

x1

Number

Ending X position.

y1

Number

Ending Y position.

Supported On:

takeScreenshot

Take a screenshot of the current page or screen and return it as base64 encoded string.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
var ss = mob.takeScreenshot();//Take a screenshot of the current page or screen and return it as base64 encoded string.
require("fs").writeFileSync("c:\\screenshot.png", ss, 'base64');

Returns:

String - Screenshot image encoded as a base64 string.

Supported On:

tap

Perform tap at the specified coordinate.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.tap(60,300);//Perform tap at the specified coordinate.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

x

Number

x offset.

y

Number

y offset.

Supported On:

transaction

Opens new transaction.

The transaction will persist till a new one is opened. Transaction names must be unique.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

name

String

The transaction name.

Supported On:

type

Send a sequence of key strokes to an element (clears value before).

Refer to Key Codes for the list of supported raw keyboard key codes.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.type('id=TextArea', 'hello world\uE007');

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

An element locator.

value

String

The value to type.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

unlockPattern

Unlocks a pattern lock

:

1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8 9
a b c

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator for the pattern lock.

cols

Number

Number of columns in the pattern.

rows

Number

Number of rows in the pattern.

pattern

String

Pattern sequence. Pins are hexadecimal and case sensitive. See example.

timeout

Number

optional Timeout in milliseconds. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

waitForExist

Wait for an element for the provided amount of milliseconds to exist in DOM.

The element is not necessary needs to be visible.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.waitForExist('id=Element');//Wait for an element for the provided amount of milliseconds to exist in DOM.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

timeout

Number

optional Time in milliseconds to wait for the element. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On:

waitForVisible

Waits for element to become visible.

Usage example:

mob.init(caps);//Starts a mobile session and opens app from desired capabilities
mob.waitForVisible("id=Title", 45*1000);//Waits for an element to be visible.

Parameters:

Name

Type

Description

locator

String|Element

Element locator.

timeout

Number

optional Time in milliseconds to wait for the element. Default is 60 seconds.

Supported On: