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Simulate an SMS message (Emulator only)

Example Usage

driver.sendSMS("555-123-4567", "Hey lol");

self.driver.send_sms('555-123-4567', 'Hey lol')

// example
driver.sendSms('555-123-4567', 'Hey lol');

// wd example
await driver.sendSms('555-123-4567', 'Hey lol');

# ruby_lib example
send_sms(phone_number: '555-123-4567', message: 'Hey lol')

# ruby_lib_core example
@driver.send_sms(phone_number: '555-123-4567', message: 'Hey lol')



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# None

HTTP API Specifications


POST /session/:session_id/appium/device/send_sms

URL Parameters

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

JSON Parameters

name type description
phoneNumber string The phone number to send the SMS too
message string The SMS message



See Also