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Determine if an element is currently displayed

Example Usage

MobileElement element = (MobileElement) driver.findElementByAccessibilityId("SomeAccessibilityID");
boolean isDisplayed = element.isDisplayed();


// example
let isDisplayed = $("~SomeAccessibilityId").isDisplayed();

// wd example
let element = await driver.elementByAccessibilityId("SomeAccessibilityID");
let isDisplayed = await element.isDisplayed();

# ruby_lib example
find_element(:accessibility_id, "SomeAccessibilityID").displayed?

# ruby_lib_core example
@driver.find_element(:accessibility_id, "SomeAccessibilityID").displayed?

var element = driver.FindElementByAccessibilityId("SomeAccessibilityID");
bool isDisplayed = element.Displayed;


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 ?+ 1.6.4+ All
Windows Windows 10+ 1.6.0+ All

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/element/:element_id/displayed

URL Parameters

name description
session_id ID of the session to route the command to
element_id ID of the element to check if it is displayed

JSON Parameters



Whether the element is displayed (boolean)

See Also