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Cordova Android 7.1.2 Released!
07 Nov 2018

We are happy to announce that Cordova Android 7.1.2 has been released! This release fixes various bugs releated to gradle repositories and plugin compatibility.

If you have been staying on Cordova Android 6.x due to compatibility issues with 3rd party plugins, we strongly encourage you to try an update to Cordova Android 7.1.2. Please file issues if you run into any plugin compatibility issues with this new release.

To upgrade:

npm install -g cordova
cd my_project
cordova platform remove android
cordova platform add android@7.1.2

To add it explicitly:

cordova platform add android@7.1.2

Curated Changelog

  • CB-14127: Always put the Google repo above jcenter
  • CB-14165: Emulator: handle "device still connecting" error (#457)
  • CB-14125: Increase old plugin compatibility
  • CB-13830: Add handlers for plugins that use non-Java source files, such as Camera
  • CB-14038: fix false positive detecting project type