selenium send key command not sending text

So I am trying to automate google meet classes and I want selenium to sign into chrome for me but when I am asking selenium to enter my email its not entering it into the text box. Please help me.

This is my code:

import time

from selenium import webdriver
from selenium.webdriver.common.keys import Keys

path = r"C:\Users\User\Documents\chromedriver_win32\chromedriver.exe"
driver = webdriver.Chrome(path)

email = ""
start = driver.find_element_by_link_text("Sign in")

sign = driver.find_element_by_id("yDmH0d").send_keys(email)

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Bobby Iliev
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January 9, 2021
Accepted Answer

Hi there @anandu4115,

I’ve just tested this at my end. The problem is that with find_element_by_id("yDmH0d"), you are getting the div element that is wrapping the input field and not the input field itself.

You need to get the ID of the input field itself and not the wrapping div, the following should work:


Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby