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  Edit this Doc Get Session Capabilities

Retrieve the capabilities of the specified session

Example Usage

Map<String, Object> caps = driver.getSessionDetails();

desired_caps = self.driver.capabilities

// example
let caps = driver.capabilities;

// wd example
let caps = await driver.sessionCapabilities();

# ruby_lib example

# ruby_lib_core example

ICapabilities caps = driver.Capabilities;


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

URL Parameters

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

JSON Parameters



An object describing the session's capabilities (object)

See Also