Changing automationName from "UiAutomator2" to "UiAutomator1"

Hey UiPath Community,

am working on a mobile automation project using UiPath Studio Pro Community and am facing a problem with the mobile device manager.The problem is I want to use UiAutomator1 because am facing UiElements’ interaction issues when using UiAutomator2(can’t set text in fields, can’t tap on some fields) , and when I tried to change it in the desired capabilities in the device settings as shown bellow :

image

I found out that the POST request sent to the appium server contains ‘UiAutomator2’ instead of the one I set earlier :

image

Am using :
UiPath Studio v2021.4
Appium Server v1.21.0

So have anyone faced this problem before and if so how did they change this “automationName” ?

Any help would be appreciated :pray:

Hello @aya_boughzala!

It seems that you have trouble getting an answer to your question in the first 24 hours.
Let us give you a few hints and helpful links.

First, make sure you browsed through our Forum FAQ Beginner’s Guide. It will teach you what should be included in your topic.

You can check out some of our resources directly, see below:

  1. Always search first. It is the best way to quickly find your answer. Check out the image icon for that.
    Clicking the options button will let you set more specific topic search filters, i.e. only the ones with a solution.

  2. Topic that contains most common solutions with example project files can be found here.

  3. Read our official documentation where you can find a lot of information and instructions about each of our products:

  4. Watch the videos on our official YouTube channel for more visual tutorials.

  5. Meet us and our users on our Community Slack and ask your question there.

Hopefully this will let you easily find the solution/information you need. Once you have it, we would be happy if you could share your findings here and mark it as a solution. This will help other users find it in the future.

Thank you for helping us build our UiPath Community!

Cheers from your friendly
Forum_Staff