Edit this Doc Get Active Element

Gets the active element of the current session

Example Usage

WebElement currentElement = driver.switchTo().activeElement();

element = driver.switch_to.active_element

// webdriver.io example

// wd example
let element = await driver.active();


// TODO C# example

// TODO PHP example


Appium Server

Platform Driver Platform Versions Appium Version Driver Version
iOS XCUITest None None None
UIAutomation None None None
Android UiAutomator2 None None None
Espresso None None None
UiAutomator None None None
Mac Mac None None None
Windows Windows None None None

Appium Clients

Language Support Documentation
Java All seleniumhq.github.io
Python All selenium-python.readthedocs.io
Javascript (WebdriverIO) All
Javascript (WD) All github.com
Ruby All www.rubydoc.info
PHP All github.com
C# All github.com

HTTP API Specifications


POST /wd/hub/session/:session_id/element/active

URL Parameters


JSON Parameters



A JSON object for the located element (object)

See Also