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Wikitude webview hangs after disabling GPS

Platform: iOS


  • iPhone 8, iOS 11.2.6
  • iPhone SE iOS 11.2.6
  • iPhone X iOS 11.2.1
  • iPhone 5 iOS 10.3.3

Environment info:

cli packages: (/usr/local/lib/node_modules)

    @ionic/cli-utils : 1.18.0

    ionic (Ionic CLI) : 3.18.0

global packages:

    cordova (Cordova CLI) : 7.0.1 

local packages:

    @ionic/app-scripts : 3.1.2

    Cordova Platforms : android 6.3.0 ios 4.5.2

    Ionic Framework : ionic-angular 3.9.2


    ios-deploy : 1.9.2 

    Node : v9.9.0

    npm : 5.6.0 

    OS : macOS Sierra

    Xcode : Xcode 9.2 Build version 9C40b 

WikitudePlugin.loadARchitectWorld config params:

WORLD_STARTUP_CONFIG: { camera_position: 'back' };

Steps to reproduce:

1. Enable GPS services on device.

2. Open AR view.

3. Disable GPS.

4. Go back to the app.

Issue: Wikitudes WebView hangs. Camera hangs and no handlers for HTML button work.

This issue might be related, as the geolocation plugin uses the same API.

Also I was able to reproduce this bug using generated sample app (points at location section) (

Steps to reproduce in sample app:

1. Enable GPS services on device.

2. Open app. And click on 8.1 POI AT LOCATION (you can also click on 8.2-8.4).

3. Disable GPS.

4. Go back to the app.

Issue: Page with camera screen hangs.

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We were able to reproduce this issue and created an internal bug report for fixing it.

Thx and greetings


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