Instructions to add cordova type definition and imports for ionic2 and typescript?


Is there any instructions and exact steps to use cordova plugins with typescript and ionic2 so that there is no type errors:

  1. what definition files should I download and from where?
  2. what change should I make in configuration file(s)
  3. what import should I used in my code so that there is no type error.

I know there are few discussions out there but no definitive statement (just try this or that).



There’s a solid resource on this website:

The definition file you’re asking about is here:


Thanks, should I modify any config files and/or put import statements in the code?


did you had any luck to import these into your project?


I am using ionic-native for cordova plugins. After a few try it works…