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[Mobile] Switch To Web View

  • When testing on a real iOS device, you need to enable the default browser's (Safari) Web Inspector option first to use this keyword. On your real iOS device, go to Settings > Safari > Advanced and enable Web Inspector.

  • The application under test should be enabled with setWebContentsDebuggingEnabled in their source code before building the .apk file. See How to debug webview remotely.


Switch the current device to web view context.


ParamParam TypeMandatoryDescription
flowControlFailureHandlingOptionalSpecify failure handling schema to determine whether the execution should be allowed to continue or stop.


You want to switch the current device to web view context.

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  • Script view

    import static com.kms.katalon.core.checkpoint.CheckpointFactory.findCheckpoint
    import static com.kms.katalon.core.testcase.TestCaseFactory.findTestCase
    import static com.kms.katalon.core.testdata.TestDataFactory.findTestData
    import static com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.ObjectRepository.findTestObject
    import com.kms.katalon.core.checkpoint.Checkpoint as Checkpoint
    import com.kms.katalon.core.checkpoint.CheckpointFactory as CheckpointFactory
    import as MobileBuiltInKeywords
    import as Mobile
    import com.kms.katalon.core.model.FailureHandling as FailureHandling
    import com.kms.katalon.core.testcase.TestCase as TestCase
    import com.kms.katalon.core.testcase.TestCaseFactory as TestCaseFactory
    import com.kms.katalon.core.testdata.TestData as TestData
    import com.kms.katalon.core.testdata.TestDataFactory as TestDataFactory
    import com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.ObjectRepository as ObjectRepository
    import com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.TestObject as TestObject
    import com.kms.katalon.core.webservice.keyword.WSBuiltInKeywords as WSBuiltInKeywords
    import com.kms.katalon.core.webservice.keyword.WSBuiltInKeywords as WS
    import com.kms.katalon.core.webui.keyword.WebUiBuiltInKeywords as WebUiBuiltInKeywords
    import com.kms.katalon.core.webui.keyword.WebUiBuiltInKeywords as WebUI
    import internal.GlobalVariable as GlobalVariable

    'Start application on current selected android device'
    Mobile.startApplication(GlobalVariable.G_AndroidApp, false)

    'Switch the current device to web view context'

    'Close application on current selected android device'