appium Getting started with appium Installation or Setup



Check the requirements for each device type you wish to automate and make sure they're installed before attempting to use Appium!

iOS Requirements

Android Requirements

  • Android SDK API >= 17 (Additional features require 18/19)

  • Appium supports Android on OS X, Linux and Windows. Make sure you follow the directions for setting up your environment properly for testing on different OSes:

FirefoxOS Requirements

Installation of Appium

Global installation using Node.js

$ npm install -g appium
$ appium

Local installation from Github's master branch

$ git clone
$ cd appium
$ npm install
$ node .

Using the App for Mac or Windows

Writing Tests for Appium

Formatted version of the Appium docs can be found here with the ability to choose code example language from the top right corner.