Appium 1.6.0 Beta 3
The Appium team has been hard at work getting the 1.6.0 beta into full working order.
It can be installed with
npm install -g appium@beta
While each install of the beta will pull in the latest changes in dependent drivers (just re-install appium),
Beta 3 also includes support for automating Android devices using UI Automator 2,
the upgraded version of Android's automation suite. In order to use the new system,
automationName capability of
UIAutomator2. For more information on the
system and its changes, see here.
Once again, please report any problems on the Appium GitHub repository (please take a moment to search for the same problem already reported) with as much information as possible to diagnose and fix.