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Version: v5

Device eMagnetometer

Requires Cordova plugin: cordova-plugin-magnetometer. For more info, please see the Device Orientation docs.

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$ npm install cordova-plugin-magnetometer 
$ npm install @awesome-cordova-plugins/magnetometer
$ ionic cap sync

Supported Platforms

  • Android
  • iOS



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// DeviceOrientationCompassHeading is an interface for compass
import { Magnetometer, MagnetometerReading } from '@awesome-cordova-plugins/device-orientation/ngx';

constructor(private magnetometer: Magnetometer) { }


// Get the device current compass heading
(data: MagnetometerReading) => console.log(data),
(error: any) => console.log(error)

// Watch the device compass heading change
var subscription = this.deviceOrientation.watchReadings().subscribe(
(data: MagnetometerReading) => console.log(data)

// Stop watching heading change