Platform Support

The following shows the set of development tools and device APIs available for each mobile platform. The device APIs listed here are provided by the core plugins, additional APIs are available via third-party plugins. Column headers display the CLI's shorthand names.

android blackberry10 ios Ubuntu wp8
(Windows Phone 8)
windows
(8.1, 10,
Phone 8.1)
OS X
cordova
CLI
Mac, Windows, Linux Mac, Windows, Linux Mac Ubuntu Windows Mac
Embedded
WebView
(see details) (see details)
Plugin
Interface
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Core Plugin APIs

Accelerometer
BatteryStatus * Windows Phone 8.1 only
Camera
Capture
Compass (3GS+)
Connection
Contacts partially
Device
Events
File
File Transfer * Do not support onprogress nor abort * Do not support onprogress nor abort * Do not support onprogress nor abort
Geolocation
Globalization
InAppBrowser uses iframe
Media
Notification
Splashscreen
Status Bar Windows Phone 8.1 only
Storage localStorage & indexedDB localStorage & indexedDB
Vibration * Windows Phone 8.1 only