Configuring Appium server locally

Describes detailed steps to configure Appium server locally on macOS machines.

Ensure that the following requirements are met:

  1. Launch the Appium application.

  2. In the Appium dialog box, click the iOS Settings button.

  3. Select the Use Mobile Safari check box.

  4. Under Device Settings panel, specify the following information.

    • Platform Version: From the drop-down list, select the correct iOS version of the rented device in Remote TestKit.
    • UDID: Type in the device identifier. (Learn more.)
  5. In the Appium dialog box, click the Developer Setting button.

  6. In the Developer Settings dialog box, select the Custom Server Flags check box, and then input –log-level warn.

    This flag suppresses debugging messages, including warning, error, and fatal messages, logging to the console to prevent the Appium server from crashing unexpectedly.

  7. In the Appium dialog box, start the Appium server by clicking the Launch button.

    The Appium server is started successfully from your local host.

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