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File Chooser

Opens the file picker on Android for the user to select a file, returns a file URI.

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$ npm install cordova-plugin-filechooser $ npm install @ionic-native/file-chooser $ ionic cap sync

Supported Platforms#

  • Android



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import { FileChooser } from '@ionic-native/file-chooser/ngx';
constructor(private fileChooser: FileChooser) { }
...  .then(uri => console.log(uri))  .catch(e => console.log(e));