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Device eMagnetometer

Requires Cordova plugin: cordova-plugin-magnetometer. For more info, please see the Device Orientation docs.

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ionic cordova plugin add cordova-plugin-magnetometernpm install @ionic-native/magnetometer
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Supported Platforms

  • Android
  • iOS


// DeviceOrientationCompassHeading is an interface for compass
import { Magnetometer, MagnetometerReading } from '@ionic-native/device-orientation/ngx';

constructor(private magnetometer: Magnetometer) { }


// Get the device current compass heading
  (data: MagnetometerReading) => console.log(data),
  (error: any) => console.log(error)

// Watch the device compass heading change
var subscription = this.deviceOrientation.watchReadings().subscribe(
  (data: MagnetometerReading) => console.log(data)

// Stop watching heading change