Utilities

We describe other functions provided by Monaca.

Method/Property Description
monaca.getDeviceId() Get the unique device ID
monaca.baseUrl Get absolute URL to www folder.
monaca.isAndroid Check whether the device is Android or not
monaca.isIOS Check the device is iOS or not

monaca.getDeviceId()

Get the unique device ID which has been created randomly.

Monaca framework automatically creates a unique device ID at the first time app launch.
monaca.getDeviceId(callback)

Parameter

Parameter Type Description
callback Function A callback function where device ID is the first parameter

Return Value

  • None

Example

monaca.getDeviceId(function(id){
   console.log('Device ID: ' + id);
});

monaca.baseUrl

Get an absolute URL to www folder.

monaca.baseUrl

Return Value

Type Description
String The absolute URL of application

Example

window.onload = function()
{
   alert(monaca.baseUrl);
}

monaca.isAndroid

Check whether the device is an Android device or not.

monaca.isAndroid

Return Value

Type Description
boolean The device is Android device if the return value is true.

Example

if(monaca.isAndroid === true){
  alert("Android!");
}

monaca.isIOS

Check whether the device is an iOS device or not .

monaca.isIOS

Return Value

Type Description
boolean The device is iOS device if the return value is true.

Example

if(monaca.isIOS === true){
  alert("iOS!");
}