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Version: v5


Requires Cordova plugin: cordova-plugin-network-information. For more info, please see the Network plugin docs.

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

Supported Platforms

  • Amazon Fire OS
  • Android
  • Browser
  • iOS
  • Windows



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import { Network } from '@awesome-cordova-plugins/network/ngx';

constructor(private network: Network) { }


// watch network for a disconnection
let disconnectSubscription = => {
console.log('network was disconnected :-(');

// stop disconnect watch

// watch network for a connection
let connectSubscription = => {
console.log('network connected!');
// We just got a connection but we need to wait briefly
// before we determine the connection type. Might need to wait.
// prior to doing any api requests as well.
setTimeout(() => {
if ( === 'wifi') {
console.log('we got a wifi connection, woohoo!');
}, 3000);

// stop connect watch