Get Element Location in View

Determine an element's location on the screen once it has been scrolled into view (mainly an internal command and not supported by all clients)

Example Usage

// Not supported
# Not supported
// Javascript
// example
let location = driver.getLocationInView("~SomeAccessibilityId");

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

# Not supported

# Not supported
// Not supported
// Not supported


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 4.2+ 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 /wd/hub/session/:session_id/elements/:element_id/location_in_view

URL Parameters

name description
session_id ID of the session to route the command to
element_id ID of the element to get the location-in-view of

JSON Parameters



name type description
x number X coordinate
y number Y coordinate

See Also