Ionic view mobile application is used to view and test the mobile applications, which is developed using the Ionic Framework without generating apk or iOS files.  This concept is done by uploading your project to Ionic Server and you can view the same app using the Ionic View.

And Ionic View mobile application makes your work easy to share your application with others, clients and testers without using TestFlight Beta Testing or Beta Testing through Google Play Store. Just upload your app to the Ionic server and share it via using email.

The Ionic view is available for Android and iOS phones. Create an account with Ionic and log-in with same information in  terminal using

ionic login

Once you logged-in, you can upload files using

ionic upload

You can view all the user interfaces using the Ionic view. However, the ionic view is restricted to native plugins. The Ionic view supports only a few plugins. They are

  • ActionSheet 2.2.2
  • BarcodeScanner 5.0.0
  • BLE 1.1.1
  • Bluetooth Serial 0.4.5
  • Calendar 4.5.0
  • Camera 2.2.0
  • Capture 1.3.0
  • Contacts 2.1.0
  • DatePicker 0.9.3
  • DBMeter 1.0.3
  • Device 1.1.2
  • Device Motion 1.2.1
  • Device Orientation 1.0.3
  • Dialogs 1.2.1
  • Email Composer 0.8.3
  • Geolocation 2.2.0
  • Globalization 1.0.3
  • ImagePicker 1.1.1
  • Keyboard 2.2.0
  • Media 2.3.0
  • Network Information 1.2.1
  • SocialSharing 5.1.1
  • SQLite 1.4.2
  • StatusBar 2.1.3
  • Toast 2.5.2
  • Touch ID 3.2.0
  • Vibration 2.1.1

Other than the above plugins can not be supported by the Ionic view mobile application. So if you try to view any other plugins, which is not mentioned above, it won't work.

Note: If you want to see the demo of the rest of plugins use the emulators or real devices.