This plugin will return the version of your App that you have set in packaging it. I.e. it will always match the version in the app store. iOS use CFBundleVersion. Forked from
platforms: android,ios,windows8,wp8
$ cordova plugin add wellbload.cordova.appversion

Cordova AppVersion plugin

Reads the version of your app from the target build settings.


With cordova-cli

If you are using cordova-cli, install with:

cordova plugin add

With plugman

With a plain plugman, you should be able to install with something like:

plugman --platform <ios|android> --project <directory> --plugin

Manually in iOS

TODO: Write these instructions

Manually in Android

TODO: Write these instructions

Use from Javascript

If you are using jQuery, use:

cordova.getAppVersion().then(function (version) {

If not:

cordova.getAppVersion(function (version) {


Written by Robert (Jamie) Munro at White October

Code based on the following Stack Overflow posts: