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  Edit this Doc Touch Down

Finger down on the screen

Example Usage

TouchActions action = new TouchActions(driver);
action.down(10, 10);
action.move(50, 50);

from appium.webdriver.common.touch_action import TouchAction
# ...
actions = TouchAction(driver)
actions.move(50, 50)

// example
driver.touchDown(10, 10);

// wd example
// Using tapElement method
await driver.tapElement(elementOne);

// Using touch actions
let action = new wd.TouchAction();{x: 10, y: 10});
action.moveTo({x: 50, y: 50});
await action.perform();

# ruby_lib example

# ruby_lib_core example

TouchActions action = new TouchActions(driver);
action.Down(10, 10);
action.Move(50, 50);


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


POST /session/:session_id/touch/down

URL Parameters

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

JSON Parameters

name type description
x number X coordinate on the screen
y number Y coordinate on the screen



See Also