Scandit Barcode Scanner for PhoneGap Documentation

Important Notice: We are deprecating the 5.x API on all platforms (except Linux). Release 5.19 in April 2021 will be our final. Applications running 5.x will continue to work, and we will continue to release critical bug fixes and security patches only, for one year. We encourage you to migrate to 6.x and take advantage of our latest / advanced features and improved performance. Migration guides on all platforms are available at As always, please reach out to with any questions or support migrating your application to 6.x.

API Reference

BarcodePicker ScanOverlay Barcode
ScanSettings SymbologySettings ScanSession

Getting Started

Framework Support

The Scandit SDK Cordova plugin can be run with any Cordova-based platforms, such as Ionic, SAP Fiori, IBM MobileFirst (formerly named Worklight) and Neptune 9 frameworks. How to setup the plugin on Telerik can be found in the Telerik Guide.


Present the scanner

Basic scanning settings

Advanced use cases

Platform-specific guides

Version/edition upgrades

API changes in 4.11