scrollTo & swipe

how to scrollTo and swipe with java client 3.2.0 and appium 1.4.13 ?


There are APIs available in appium java client . you can use these APIs.

// For Scroll


// for Swipe

driver.swipe(int fingers, WebElement, duration);
driver.swipe(int fingers, int x, int y, duration);

Hope this will help.:smile::smile:

I tried all this methods, and none of these methods works

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could you please share the piece of code which you are using for scroll and swipe?

 private IOSDriver<WebElement> driver;
 private ScreenRecorder screenRecorder;
  public void f() {
  public void setUp() throws Exception {
    // set up appium

// JSONObject obj = new JSONObject(" … ");
// String pageName = obj.getJSONObject(“pageInfo”).getString(“pageName”);
// JSONArray arr = obj.getJSONArray(“posts”);
// for (int i = 0; i < arr.length(); i++)
// {
// String post_id = arr.getJSONObject(i).getString(“post_id”);
// }

    DesiredCapabilities capabilities = new DesiredCapabilities();
    //real device

// capabilities.setCapability(“deviceName”, “iPad”);
// capabilities.setCapability(“udid”,“c0ff732e91bae98e61a11ce056dd727f30f5a2ae”);
// capabilities.setCapability(“bundleid”, “com.anghami.anghami”);
// capabilities.setCapability(“ipa”, “/Users/MacBookair2014/Desktop/Anghami.ipa”);

    capabilities.setCapability("platformName", "iOS");
    capabilities.setCapability("platformVersion", "8.4");
    capabilities.setCapability("deviceName", "iPhone 5");
    capabilities.setCapability("app", "/Users/MacBookair2014/Desktop/");
    driver = new IOSDriver<WebElement>(new URL(""), capabilities);
	driver.manage().timeouts().implicitlyWait(60, TimeUnit.SECONDS);
	JavascriptExecutor js = (JavascriptExecutor)driver;
    driver.findElement("Let's start!")).click();
    driver.findElement("Email Login")).click();

// System.out.println(driver.findElementByIosUIAutomation(“applications()[1].windows()[1].textFields()[1]”).getAttribute(“value”));
driver.findElementByXPath("//UIAApplication[1]/UIAWindow[1]/UIATextField[1]").sendKeys("[email protected]");

// if(driver.findElement(By.xpath("//UIAApplication[1]/UIAWindow[1]/UIAButton[8]")) != null)
// {
// driver.findElement(By.xpath("//UIAApplication[1]/UIAWindow[1]/UIAButton[8]")).click();
// }


// js.executeScript(“mobile: scrollTo”, new HashMap<String, String>() {{ put(“element”, driver.findElement(By.xpath("//UIAApplication[1]/UIAWindow[1]/UIATableView[2]/UIATableCell[5]")).getId()); }});

// driver.findElement(“Menu Menu”)).click();

// driver.findElement(By.xpath("//UIAApplication[1]/UIAWindow[1]/UIATableView[1]/UIATableCell[5]")).click();

    //not functional on sim and real 

// HashMap<String, String> scrollObject = new HashMap<String, String>();
// scrollObject.put(“direction”, “down”);
// js.executeScript(“mobile: scroll”, scrollObject);

    //not functional on sim and real 
    //not functional on sim and real 

// HashMap <String, Integer> swipeObject = new HashMap <String, Integer>();
// swipeObject.put(“startX”, 172);
// swipeObject.put(“startY”, 502);
// swipeObject.put(“endX”, 172);
// swipeObject.put(“endY”, 170);
// swipeObject.put(“duration”, 2000);
// js.executeScript(“mobile: swipe”, swipeObject);

    //not functional on sim and real 

// HashMap<String, String> swipeObject = new HashMap<String, String>();
// swipeObject.put(“element”, “Editors’ Choice”);
// js.executeScript(“mobile: scrollTo”, swipeObject);

    driver.scrollTo("Editors' Choice");

    System.out.println("App launched");

Swipe is broken in simulators. Check around forum too see some solutions that users have tried.

In real device you should be able to swipe without any problem.

i tried in real device (iPad mini) and swipe doesn’t work, also scrollTo doesn’t work
reply with the swipe code that works on real device

The signature for AppiumDriver swipe is:

public void swipe(int startx, int starty, int endx, int endy, int duration) 

You can try directly with TouchAction also or use swipe method in Go to and search for the terms you want.

Finally you also have selenium swipe.

@Telmo_Cardoso Swipe gesture is not broken anymore in simulator with Xcode 7. It works perfectly on my machine

Can anyone share the document for Appium Touch Action class??.

Hi Kishore

Here is the JAVA API documentation for Appium TouchAction class.


hi i am unable call.

driver.Swipe(); method …please help me on this

public void scroll() throws InterruptedException
Dimension dimensions = d.manage().window().getSize();

	for(int i=1; i>4; i++)
		Double screenHeightStart = dimensions.getHeight() * 0.5;

		int scrollStart = screenHeightStart.intValue();

		Double screenHeightEnd = dimensions.getHeight() * 0.2;

		int scrollEnd = screenHeightEnd.intValue();
		**d.swipe**(0, scrollStart, 0, scrollEnd, 2000);


unable use swipe method

swipe method was deprecated and now removed from latests java_client versions.

Please search on this forum for alternatives with TouchAction class

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can u share me a code to swipe downnn
along with jars wats need’s to install

may i know which older version it will works