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Camera preview in tabs (ionic 3)

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hi i’m making an app using ionic and cordova. especially cordova camera preview plugin. my app has 3 tabs and i want to put camera preview one of 3 tabs.

my camera tab,

export class CameraPage {

  constructor(private platform : Platform, public navCtrl: NavController, public navParams: NavParams, private cameraPreview: CameraPreview) {
    this.platform.ready().then(()=> {
      let options = {
        x: 0,
        y: 0,
        width: window.screen.width,
        height: window.screen.height,
        camera: 'rear',
        tapPhoto: true,
        previewDrag: true,
        toBack: true,
        (res)=> {
        (err) => {

  ionViewDidLoad() {
    console.log('ionViewDidLoad CameraPage');

and at the bottom of the “src/theme/variables.scss” file

$background-color: transparent;

“src/app/app/scss” file

html, body, .ion-app, .ion-content {
  background-color: transparent;

when i text the app in my iphone, console says

ionViewDidLoad MainTabsPage ionViewDidLoad CameraPage Ionic Native: deviceready event fired after 1396 ms Camera already started!

and then screen doesn’t show. enter image description here

my info : cli packages:

@ionic/cli-utils  : 1.6.0 
ionic (Ionic CLI) : 3.6.0 

global packages:

Cordova CLI : 7.0.1 

local packages:

@ionic/app-scripts              : 2.1.4
@ionic/cli-plugin-cordova       : 1.4.1
@ionic/cli-plugin-ionic-angular : 1.3.2
Cordova Platforms               : android 6.2.3 ios 4.4.0
Ionic Framework                 : ionic-angular 3.5.3


Node       : v8.1.3
OS         : macOS Sierra
Xcode      : Xcode 8.3.3 Build version 8E3004b 
ios-deploy : 1.9.2 
npm        : 5.4.1 
  1. i don’t figure out why my console says “Camera already started”
  2. i don’t know why the screen is black. I made my background-color transparent

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 6 years ago
  • Comments:6

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SkogDevcommented, Sep 12, 2017

Does this css help?

html, body, ion-app, div.nav-decor, .ion-content, .app-root { background-color: transparent !important; }

Choppelcommented, Dec 18, 2017

@hyoungbin Please close this issue. It’s resolved.

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