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Browser Tab

This plugin provides an interface to in-app browser tabs that exist on some mobile platforms, specifically Custom Tabs on Android (including the Chrome Custom Tabs implementation), and SFSafariViewController on iOS.

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npm install cordova-plugin-browsertabnpm install @ionic-native/browser-tabionic cap syncionic cordova plugin add cordova-plugin-browsertabnpm install @ionic-native/browser-tab
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Supported Platforms

  • Android
  • iOS



See here.


import { BrowserTab } from '@ionic-native/browser-tab/ngx';

constructor(private browserTab: BrowserTab) {

    .then(isAvailable => {
      if (isAvailable) {
      } else {
        // open URL with InAppBrowser instead or SafariViewController