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Place a file onto the device in a particular place

Example Usage

driver.pushFile("/data/local/tmp/", new File("/Users/johndoe/files/"));

dest_path = '/data/local/tmp/test_push_file.txt'
data = bytes('This is the contents of the file to push to the device.', 'utf-8')
self.driver.push_file(dest_path, base64.b64encode(data).decode('utf-8'))

// example
let data = Buffer.from("Hello World").toString('base64');
driver.pushFile('/data/local/tmp/file.txt', data);

// wd example
await driver.pushFileToDevice('/data/local/tmp/', 'QXJlIHlvdXIgYmVlcnMgb2theT8=');

# ruby_lib example

# ruby_lib_core example

driver.PushFile("/data/local/tmp/", new FileInfo("/Users/johndoe/files/"))


Appium Server

Platform Driver Platform Versions Appium Version Driver Version
iOS XCUITest 9.3+ 1.6.0+ All
UIAutomation 8.0 to 9.3 All All
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


POST /session/:session_id/appium/device/push_file

URL Parameters

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

JSON Parameters

name type description
path string Path to install the data to
data string Contents of file in base64



See Also