Webview not available for iOS hybrid app for real device and also for xcode iOS simulator

We are automating a hybrid iOS using appium and running it on a real device iPhone.
Webview is not available for iOS hybrid app for real device , it is showing only Native view . Therefore i tried to execute the same test on iOS simulator ( iphone 11 pro max - 13.3 ) as we don’t IWDP for the same but we could not find the webview in simulator as well .
Whereas we can see the webview in safari for iOS and also our automation is running fine on android device and we can identify the webview for android device .


  • Appium version (or git revision) that exhibits the issue: 1.16.0
  • Last Appium version that did not exhibit the issue (if applicable): 1.8.0-beta4
  • Desktop OS/version used to run Appium: macOS catalina 10.15.3
  • Node.js version (unless using Appium.app|exe): 13.8.0
  • Npm or Yarn package manager:
  • Mobile platform/version under test: 13.3 ( simulator )
  • Real device or emulator/simulator: simulator iphone 11 pro max
  • Appium CLI or Appium.app|exe: Appium CLI 1.16.0

code :

DesiredCapabilities capabilities = new DesiredCapabilities();

		 capabilities.setCapability("platformName", "iOS");
		 capabilities.setCapability("automationName", "XCUITest");
		 capabilities.setCapability("deviceName", "ION's iPhone");
		 capabilities.setCapability("deviceName", "iPhone 11 Pro Max");

capabilities.setCapability(“platformVersion”, “12.4.5”);
capabilities.setCapability(“udid”, “EE33F4B2-08FF-4A40-A5DF-EAD7B0B47C1B”);
capabilities.setCapability(“app”,"/Users/webtrading/ATP/ios shell distributable/ionweb 2020-02-13 15-57-16_Pats_test_Resolver/ionweb.ipa");
mobileDriver = new AppiumDriver(new URL(“”), capabilities);