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  Edit this Doc Get System Time

Get the time on the device

Example Usage

String time = driver.getDeviceTime();

time = self.driver.device_time

time = self.driver.get_device_time()
time = self.driver.get_device_time("YYYY-MM-DD")

// example
let time = driver.getDeviceTime();

// wd example
let time = await driver.getDeviceTime();

# ruby_lib example

# ruby_lib_core example

string result = driver.DeviceTime;


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


GET /session/:session_id/appium/device/system_time

URL Parameters

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

JSON Parameters



Time on the device (string)

See Also