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Version: v8

ionic capacitor copy

Copy web assets to native platforms

$ ionic capacitor copy [platform] [options]

ionic capacitor copy will do the following:

  • Perform an Ionic build, which compiles web assets
  • Copy web assets to Capacitor native platform(s)


The platform to copy (e.g. android, ios)


  • --no-build: Do not invoke an Ionic build

  • --inline: Use inline source maps (only available on capacitor 4.2.0+)

  • --prod: Flag to use the production configuration

Advanced Options

  • --configuration=<conf>: Specify the configuration to use. (or -c)

  • --source-map: Output source maps

  • --watch: Rebuild when files change