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from selenium import webdriver
from selenium.common.exceptions import TimeoutException
from selenium.webdriver.chrome.options import Options
from selenium.webdriver.common.keys import Keys
from selenium.webdriver.common.by import By
from selenium.webdriver.support.ui import WebDriverWait
from selenium.webdriver.support import expected_conditions as EC
from selenium.webdriver.support.ui import Select
from selenium.webdriver.common.action_chains import ActionChains
from datetime import datetime
import time
chrome_options = Options()
driver = webdriver.Chrome(options=chrome_options)
driver.get('https://web.whatsapp.com/')
#wait 60 secs to allow for the user to manually scan the Whatsapp Web QR code to log on
el_side = WebDriverWait(driver, 60).until(EC.element_to_be_clickable((By.ID, "side")))
#locate the search box
el_search = el_side.find_element(By.XPATH, "//div[contains(@title, 'Search')]")
print("Logged in and located search box:", el_search)
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This is a code section from this: https://github.com/jimmykhlam/whatsapp-web-automation

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