BarcodeScanner Plugin

BarcodeScanner Plugin (the built-in plugin on Monaca Cloud IDE) can't be used with Android version 6 or higher and it may also not work with Cordova 6.5 projects for iOS platform. In this case, please use the PhoneGap BarcodeScanner Plugin (Cordova 7.1 only).

Enable Plugin in Monaca

  1. From the IDE menu, go to Configure → Cordova Plugin Settings .

  2. Under Available Plugins section, hover over the the BarcodeScanner plugin and click Enable button.

BarcodeScanner Demo

Here is a simple example demonstrating how to use the BarcodeScanner plugin with Monaca:

    <title>Barcode Scanner DEMO</title>

    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, user-scalable=no">
    <script src="components/loader.js"></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="components/loader.css">

    <script type="text/javascript">

    function scanBarcode() {
        window.plugins.barcodeScanner.scan( function(result) {
                alert("We got a barcode\n" +
                          "Result: " + result.text + "\n" +
                          "Format: " + result.format + "\n" +
                          "Cancelled: " + result.cancelled);
            }, function(error) {
                alert("Scanning failed: " + error);


    <hr> BarcodeReader DEMO <hr><br>
    <input type="button" onClick ="scanBarcode()" value ="Scan" />

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