Upload video to Firebase storage

I have tried to upload video to Firebase storage.

It’s work fine when upload image but I try to change to video and noting happening.

this line “alert(this.selected);” never alert. idk how to debug

anyone help please, I have stuck for week T T.

or if you guys have any good solutions please share thanks

getVideo() {
    const options: CameraOptions = {
      quality: 100,
      destinationType: this.camera.DestinationType.FILE_URI,
      sourceType: this.camera.PictureSourceType.PHOTOLIBRARY,
      mediaType: this.camera.MediaType.VIDEO,

    this.camera.getPicture(options).then((imageData) => {
      // imageData is either a base64 encoded string or a file URI
      // If it's base64 (DATA_URL):
      let base64Image = 'file:/' + imageData;
      this.selected = this.dataURItoBlob(base64Image);

      const id = Math.random().toString(36).substring(2);
      this.ref = this.afStorage.ref(id);
      this.task = this.ref.put(imageData);
    }, (err) => {
      // Handle error

  dataURItoBlob(dataURI) {
    // code adapted from: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/33486352/cant-upload-image-to-aws-s3-from-ionic-camera
    let binary = atob(dataURI.split(',')[1]);
    let array = [];
    for (let i = 0; i < binary.length; i++) {
    return new Blob([new Uint8Array(dataURI)], {type: 'video/mp4'});
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@ittiwutw Have you find any solution? I am actually also stucked on this for a moment now.