Pressing Browser’s Refresh Button – Selenium

Pressing the Browser’s Refresh Button

To simulate pressing of the browser’s refresh button to reload the page using Selenium for Python, call refresh() method on the Web Driver object.



  1. Initialise Chrome Web Driver object as driver.
  2. Get the URL using web driver object.
  3. Press browser’s refresh button using driver.refresh().

Python Program

from import Service
from selenium import webdriver
from import By

service = Service(executable_path="/usr/local/bin/chromedriver")
#initialize web driver
with webdriver.Chrome(service=service) as driver:
    #navigate to the url
    #press on browser's refresh button


Navigation Step #1 : Get the URL

Pressing Browser's Refresh Button - Selenium

Navigation Step #2 : Find OpenCV link and click on it.

Pressing Browser's Refresh Button - Selenium


In this Python Selenium Tutorial, we learned how to press the browser’s refresh button programmatically using driver.refresh() method.