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    Preventing SessionNotCreatedError in WebDriver when using Appium

    Example error (for test using Appium with Selenium WebDriver and Rspec) when a previous test was aborted before a clean exit:

      1) The APPNAME app displays SCREEN when user selects OPTION
      Failure/Error: driver =
           Requested a new session but one was in progress
         # ./spec/spec_helper.rb:20:in `block (2 levels)
           in <top (required)>'
    Finished in 0.06314 seconds
    (files took 0.73578 seconds to load)
    1 example, 1 failure

    To prevent this error in subsequent test runs:

    1. Stop the Appium server if it is running
    2. In Appium, go to Preferences
    3. Select General
    4. Check the Override Existing Sessions checkbox
    5. Start the Appium server