Start a mixed session Learn how to start a mixed session so you can view your Appium script running on your device and fix issues in realtime. Start the first session First, choose to start a manual session by launching a device or an automation session by making a POST request. Start the second session After your first session starts, start a second session using the other testing method on the same device. If you started with a manual session, start an automation session. If you started with an automation session, start a manual session. Join your mixed session Once your first and second sessions are running simultaneously on the same device, you’re ready to join your mixed session. In Kobiton, open Sessions, look for the session marked Mixed, and launch the session. Now you can view your script running on the device and fix issues in realtime.