Locator Strategy 'tag name' is not supported for this session

Hello, I am trying to locate an element on Android by its tag(it exists) and I get the following exception. What is this about?

org.openqa.selenium.InvalidSelectorException: Locator Strategy 'tag name' is not supported for this session
For documentation on this error, please visit: http://seleniumhq.org/exceptions/invalid_selector_exception.html

These are the capabilities:

Which client is used? version? code?

UiAutomator2 does not support location by tags (since these are not visible to the accessibility framework). Try Espresso if you want to use them

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Ouch. Tried to switch to Espresso and I don’t know why, the app doesn’t start. I will investigate a bit and maybe open another issue if required :slight_smile:

Thanks for you answer.

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Hey, Hi
I too have the same could u please tell me how u have resolved the issue.

Have you get a solution I also face following issue and I spent almot two days but issue still present.