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Appium Essentials

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Appium Essentials

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)

Installing different software

To get started with Appium, we need to install some software on our machines. Let's start the installation process on different machines.

Appium installation for Android

The prerequisites for the installation of Appium on Android are as follows:

  • JDK (Java development kit)

  • Android SDK (Software development kit)

  • Appium for different OSes

Installing JDK on Windows

In order to install the JDK, you can visit

After installing the JDK, you need to set the environment variables. To do this, perform the following steps:

  1. Open System Properties by pressing the Windows logo + Pause key or right-click on My Computer and then click on Properties.

  2. Click on Advanced system settings.

  3. Click on Environment Variables.

  4. Under User variables, click on New. Then, you will get the following screenshot:

  5. Enter the Variable name as JAVA_HOME.

  6. Enter the Variable value as the installation path for the JDK, for example...