Finding elements with appium desktop

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Appium desktop is new UI app and just beta version, you can find at

To use Appium Desktop to inspect elements, following steps below:

  1. Start appium server by click “Start Server” button
  2. Open Android emulator or real device
  3. In Appium desktop app, open new session window (File -> new session window or cmd + N(MAC))

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4. Fill Remote host and Remote port(in this capture I used my appium local, but you can use in remote with IP)

5. With example, i want to locate elements of Settings app on IOS device

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6. Then click “Start Session” button

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7. And use Appium desktop to locate Android Calculator app

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