Device Motion


Requires Cordova plugin: cordova-plugin-device-motion. For more info, please see the Device Motion docs.

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ionic cordova plugin add cordova-plugin-device-motionnpm install @ionic-native/device-motion
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Supported Platforms

  • Android
  • BlackBerry 10
  • Browser
  • Firefox OS
  • iOS
  • Tizen
  • Ubuntu
  • Windows
  • Windows Phone 8


import { DeviceMotion, DeviceMotionAccelerationData } from '@ionic-native/device-motion/ngx';

constructor(private deviceMotion: DeviceMotion) { }


// Get the device current acceleration
  (acceleration: DeviceMotionAccelerationData) => console.log(acceleration),
  (error: any) => console.log(error)

// Watch device acceleration
var subscription = this.deviceMotion.watchAcceleration().subscribe((acceleration: DeviceMotionAccelerationData) => {

// Stop watch