Set Timeouts

Configure the amount of time that a particular type of operation can execute for before they are aborted

Example Usage

// Java
driver.manage().timeouts().pageLoadTimeout(30, TimeUnit.SECONDS);

# Python

// Javascript
// example
driver.timeouts('pageLoad', 5000)

// wd example
await driver.setPageLoadTimeout(5000);

# Ruby
# ruby_lib example
timeout('pageLoad', 5) # Ruby translates it to seconds

# ruby_lib_core example
@driver.timeout('pageLoad', 5) # Ruby translates it to seconds

// TODO PHP sample

// C#
// TODO C# sample


The types of timeouts are 'page load', 'script' and 'implicit'. (The example usage is just 'page load')


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


POST /session/:session_id/timeouts

URL Parameters

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

JSON Parameters

name type description
type string The type of operation to set the timeout for. Valid values are: 'script' for script timeouts, 'implicit' for modifying the implicit wait timeout and 'page load' for setting a page load timeout.
ms number The amount of time, in milliseconds, that time-limited commands are permitted to run



See Also