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Plugins Release: December 9, 2014
09 Dec 2014

The following plugins were updated today:

  • org.apache.cordova.battery-status@0.2.12
  • org.apache.cordova.console@0.2.12
  • org.apache.cordova.contacts@0.2.15
  • org.apache.cordova.device@0.2.13
  • org.apache.cordova.device-motion@0.2.11
  • org.apache.cordova.device-orientation@0.3.10
  • org.apache.cordova.dialogs@0.2.11
  • org.apache.cordova.file@1.3.2
  • org.apache.cordova.file-transfer@0.4.8
  • org.apache.cordova.geolocation@0.3.11
  • org.apache.cordova.globalization@0.3.3
  • org.apache.cordova.inappbrowser@0.5.4
  • org.apache.cordova.splashscreen@0.3.5
  • org.apache.cordova.statusbar@0.1.9
  • org.apache.cordova.vibration@0.3.12

The plugins have been updated on our registry at

You can update any plugin by removing it, and then readding it. E.g. To update your camera plugin:

cordova plugin rm
cordova plugin add

Changes include:


  • CB-7976 Android Use webView's context rather than Activity's context for intent receiver

  • iOS Fix memory leak of image data in imagePickerControllerReturnImageResult
  • Android Pass uri to crop instead of pulling the low resolution image out of the intent return
  • Android Add orientation support for PNG to Android


  • CB-7131 Android Check for profile photo existance
  • CB-7896 Better way to detect Windows and WindowsPhone8.1
  • CB-7772 iOS Cancelling pickContact should call the error callback, not the success callback
  • CB-7761 Misleading text in documentation
  • CB-7762 Parameter list is incorrect for contacts.find


  • Browser Changing device.platform to always report the platform as "browser".
  • CB-5892 iOS Remove deprecated window.Settings


  • CB-8083 Fix accelerometer callback on Windows
  • Renamed Windows8 -> Windows


  • CB-7737 Windows Phone Lower min height for alert
  • CB-8038 Backslash getting escaped twice in BlackBerry 10
  • CB-7639 Update docs + manual tests
  • CB-7639 Windows 8 Revert back isAlertShowing flag in case of exception to prevent queuing of future dialogs.
  • CB-7639 Handle button labels as array on windows
  • Android Check for setTextDirection API level
  • Android Make spinner dialog to use THEME_DEVICE_DEFAULT_LIGHT (same as the other dialogs)
  • Android Unbreak API level < 14
  • CB-7414 BlackBerry 10 Document callback parameter for navigator.notification.alert


  • Android Get rid of thread block error
  • CB-7602 Android Fix isCopyOnItself logic
  • Use one proxy for both Windows and Windows8 platforms
  • CB-6994 Windows Fixes result, returned by proxy's write method
  • Firefox OS Update __format__ to match pathsPrefix
  • CB-6994 Windows Improves merged code to be able to write a File
  • Optimize FileProxy for Windows platforms
  • Synchronize changes with Windows platform
  • Fix function write for big files on Windows 8
  • iOS Write file in background
  • CB-7487 Android Broadcast file write. This allows MTP USB shares to show the file immediately without reboot/manual refresh using 3rd party app.


  • CB-8021 Adds documentation for httpMethod to doc/


  • iOS Do not stop updating location when the error is kCLErrorLocationUnknown
  • CB-8094 Pended auto tests for Windows Store since they require user interaction
  • CB-8085 Fix geolocation plugin on Windows


  • CB-7766 Add quirk note about Android dateToString
  • Firefox OS getDateNames should return (Sun ... Sat) in all locales
  • Firefox OS getFirstDayOfWeek should return 1 for Sunday and 2 for Monday


  • CB-7784 Windows Exit event is not fired after InAppBrowser closing
  • CB-7697 Add locationBar support to InAppBrowser Windows platform version
  • CB-7690 Windows InAppBrowser loadstart/loadstop events issues
  • CB-7695 Fix InAppBrowser injectScriptFile for Windows 8.1 / Windows Phone 8.1
  • CB-7692 Windows 8.1 InAppBrowser local url opening bug in 8.1
  • CB-7688 Alert is not supported in InAppBrowser on Windows platform
  • CB-7712 Android Remove references to closebuttoncaption
  • CB-7850 Clarify role of whitelist
  • CB-7720 Check if event is null since OK string from success callback was removed

  • CB-6153 Android Add docs for volume control behaviour, and fix controls not being reset on page navigation
  • CB-6153 Android Make volume buttons control music stream while any audio players are created

  • CB-7597 iOS Localizable.strings for Media Capture are in the default template, it should be in the plugin

  • CB-7976 Android Use webView's context rather than Activity's context for intent receiver


  • CB-7204 iOS Race condition when hiding and showing spinner


  • Android Fix onload attribute within <feature> to be a <param>
  • CB-8010 Statusbar colour does not change to orange
  • Windows Added checks for running on windows when StatusBar is NOT available
  • CB-7986 Add support for Windows Phone 8.1
  • CB-7549 (Re-fix) StatusBar iOS 8 Landscape issue


  • CB-8018 Add vibrate(pattern) fallback on vibrate for Windows Phone 8