BarcodeScanner Plugin

Deprecated for Cordova 9.0 or higher. Please use the PhoneGap 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.

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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