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  Edit this Doc Get Current Activity

Get the name of the current Android activity

Example Usage

String activity = driver.currentActivity();

activity = self.driver.current_activity;

// example
let activity = driver.getCurrentActivity();

// wd example
let activity = await driver.getCurrentActivity();

# ruby_lib example

# ruby_lib_core example

string activity = driver.CurrentActivity;


Appium Server

Platform Driver Platform Versions Appium Version Driver Version
iOS XCUITest None None None
UIAutomation None None None
Android Espresso ?+ 1.9.0+ All
UiAutomator2 ?+ 1.6.0+ All
UiAutomator 4.3+ All All
Mac Mac None None None
Windows Windows None None None

Appium Clients

Language Support Documentation
Java All
Python All
Javascript (WebdriverIO) All
Javascript (WD) All
Ruby All
C# All

HTTP API Specifications


GET /session/:session_id/appium/device/current_activity

URL Parameters

name description
session_id ID of the session to route the command to

JSON Parameters



Name of the current activity (string)

See Also