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cubec
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Automating 'slide to unlock' login in Power Automate

Hi,
I am trying to automate a loging into a web page that has a 'slide to unlock'. I have been trying to implement a 'click and drag' functionality with the mouse in Power Automate. 
Is there a way to do this?

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VJR
Multi Super User
Multi Super User

Hi @cubec 

 

Can you right click on the slider and Inspect element.

Do a before and after, and check whether any attributes or values get changed after the sliding. Or check if a function gets called after the unlock is done.

Is this a public website to take a look at? If not do you have any website to check.

cubec
New Member

Hi @VJR ,
Thank you so much for your response.

I am attaching the screenshots (before and after) of the Inspect element for your reference. As soon as we click the slider, there is a change in the inspect element. Also, when we slide, the width keeps changing.

 

Before ClickBefore ClickAfter ClickAfter Click

 

The link is as follows. Please note that sometimes the 'slide to unlock' doesn't appear.

https://member.lazada.co.id/user/login

 

So the slide to unlock is not appearing to me.

In both of your screenshots the green button appears at the beginning. How does the inspect element look when the slider is moved to far right.

cubec
New Member

Hi @VJR ,

 

At the end of the slide, this is how it appears. Will this be of help?

at end of slide.png

VJR
Multi Super User
Multi Super User

It is hard to tell without the webpage. But a general idea would be to identify if an element value or attribute changes and then use "javascript for webpage" to inject that value. Some posts on this forum have got that.

 

As another option, check if the slider moves when you manually click at the end.

 

VJR_0-1647934719719.png

 

 

Hi @JvR,

 

Thanks a lot for your inputs.

Manually clicking the end of the slider isn't working.

 

You asked me to use "javascript for webpage" to inject that value. I am thinking maybe I can inject style width:265px and also style left:265px, because that is what is changing as we slide.

I am not sure how to go about doing it though(I am quite new to this). 

 

I did run the below script. Would you happen to know if this is the right approach?

 

 function ExecuteScript() { 
document.getElementById("nc_6__bg").style.width= "265px";
document.getElementById("nc_6_n1z").style.left= "265px"; }

Take a look at this approach to activating the mouse cursor in the browser: Send physical clicks on a web element - Power Automate | Microsoft Docs ... BUT instead of left click, try the "left button down" option followed by a slow movement.

I have the same problem as you, it seems that the product does not support the mouse fixed state😁

VJR
Multi Super User
Multi Super User

@cubec 

I was able to get the slider to the right (as seen below) via the browser console (right hand side).

But there is more that needs to be identified from the Inspect element as to what else changes when the slider goes to the far right and mimic the same via javascript for webpage.

 

VJR_0-1648030880136.png

 

 

Please note the page I am interacting is different and therefore the Ids shown here are different than yours. 

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