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Download And Setup Appium On Windows

How To Download And Setup Appium On Windows OS ?

To setup Appium for automation below are the steps :

Prerequisites :

  • Download and Setup Java.Setup Guide

  • Download and Install Eclipse.

  • Download and Setup Maven to add Selenium,TestNG and Appium Dependencies.Setup Guide

  • Install Node.js zip from here and extract the files at some location(To check it is installed properly,navigate to that directory and run command'node -v' on cmd).

  • Download and Setup Android Studio for SDK tools.

Download Android Studio

Install SDK Tools In Android Studio

  • Install Android Studio.

  • Run the application.

  • Click on 'More Actions' and go to the 'SDK Manager'.

  • In SDK Tools check for tools if they're installed, if not then install the SDK Tools. Apply the changes.

Set Environment Variable For SDK

  • Copy the sdk path.

  • Go to the environment variable.

  • In User Variables create a new variable as ANDROID_HOME and pass the copied path in its value, save the changes.

  • In Path variable add " %ANDROID_HOME%\platform-tools;%ANDROID_HOME%\tools; ".

  • Save all the changes.

  • Run command 'adb devices' in cmd to check.

Create Virtual Device(EMULATOR)

  • In More Actions click on Virtual Device Manager and create device.

  • Select a device(Let Pixel 4) or create a new hardware profile and proceed Next .

  • Install API Level, if not installed, select the API Level and proceed with Next and Finish.

  • A device has been created .

  • Launch the device.

  • Run command 'adb devices' in cmd to check.the emulator has been attached or not.

Download and Install Appium Desktop

Download Appium Desktop  .exe file(Appium-windows-1.20.2) from this link:

Once downloaded,it will be installed automatically.

Open the application,it will look like this :


Create a Maven Project In Eclipse

  • Click on File, navigate to New and click the option Other… .

  • Expand the option Maven and select Maven Project .Click Next ..

  • Check the box of option Create a simple project and proceed with Next.

  • Fill a relevantGroup Id and Artifact Id and proceed with Finish.

  • Maven project has been created and it would be displayed in Project Explorer.

  • Add below mentioned dependencies for Selenium, TestNG(optional) and Appium in pom.xml and save the file :

1. selenium-java :


2. testng :


3. java-client :


4. jcommander :


5. guava :


  • Now,update the Maven Project.


Refer next page Create First Appium Test

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