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Whatever the file is PDF document, Word document, Excel, office document,zip archive file, image, text, html or anything else, you can perform a preview by this cordova Plugin to preview any file in native mode by providing the local or external URL.

Requires Cordova plugin: cordova-plugin-preview-any-file. For more info, please see the previewAnyFile plugin docs.

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npm install cordova-plugin-preview-any-filenpm install @ionic-native/preview-any-fileionic cap syncionic cordova plugin add cordova-plugin-preview-any-filenpm install @ionic-native/preview-any-file
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Supported Platforms

  • Android
  • iOS



See here.


import { PreviewAnyFile } from '@ionic-native/preview-any-file/ngx';

constructor(private previewAnyFile: PreviewAnyFile) { }


  .then((res: any) => console.log(res))
  .catch((error: any) => console.error(error));