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Simulate Network Connection Type

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IDE

In the simulator, you can set the current network connection type for the device. Setting the network connection type in the simulator changes the connection.type property for the Apache Cordova Connection object.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that your preferred AppBuilder client is running and you are logged in.
  • Verify that you have opened the code for your app in AppBuilder.
  • Verify that the simulator is running.

Procedure

In-Browser

  1. Click Network to open the Network pane.
  2. Select a connection type.
    When you select None, the network connection is not disabled and you can still make network requests in the simulator.

Windows

  1. Click Show/Hide Network Connections to open the Network Connection pane.
  2. Select a connection type.
    When you select None, AppBuilder simulates that there is no network connectivity in the device simulator and network requests cannot complete.

Visual Studio

  1. Click Show/Hide Network Connections to open the Network Connection pane.
  2. Select a connection type.
    When you select None, AppBuilder simulates that there is no network connectivity in the device simulator and network requests cannot complete.

CLI

If you are running the command-line interface on a Windows system, perform the following steps.

  1. Click Show/Hide Network Connections to open the Network Connection pane.
  2. Select a connection type.
    When you select None, AppBuilder simulates that there is no network connectivity in the device simulator and network requests cannot complete.

If you are running the command-line interface on a macOS system, perform the following steps.

  1. In the title bar of the simulator, select ToolsLaunch Instruments.
  2. Click Network Connections.
  3. Select a connection type.

Next Steps

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