SQLite Porter


This Cordova/Phonegap plugin can be used to import/export to/from a SQLite database using either SQL or JSON.


ionic cordova plugin add uk.co.workingedge.cordova.plugin.sqliteporternpm install @ionic-native/sqlite-porter
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ionic enterprise register --key=YOURPRODUCTKEYnpm install @ionic-enterprise/sqlite-porter

Supported Platforms

  • Amazon Fire OS
  • Android
  • BlackBerry 10
  • Browser
  • iOS
  • Tizen
  • Windows
  • Windows Phone


import { SQLitePorter } from '@ionic-native/sqlite-porter/ngx';

constructor(private sqlitePorter: SQLitePorter) { }


let db = window.openDatabase('Test', '1.0', 'TestDB', 1 * 1024);
// or we can use SQLite plugin
// we will assume that we injected SQLite into this component as sqlite
  name: 'data.db',
  location: 'default'
  .then((db: any) => {
    let dbInstance = db._objectInstance;
    // we can pass db._objectInstance as the database option in all SQLitePorter methods

let sql = 'CREATE TABLE Artist ([Id] PRIMARY KEY, [Title]);' +
           'INSERT INTO Artist(Id,Title) VALUES ("1","Fred");';

this.sqlitePorter.importSqlToDb(db, sql)
  .then(() => console.log('Imported'))
  .catch(e => console.error(e));