Update Cordova Android 5 – a quick guide

If you received the “Google Play warning: You are using a vulnerable version of Apache Cordova” email some days ago, you have two months to update your Cordova Android platform; do it, unless you want to see your favorite app kicked out of Play Store.

Since Cordova 3.6 a lot of things changed: the plugin archive, the build system, the keystore etc.

This quick guide covers these steps:

  1. Android SDK update
  2. Cordova update
  3. Cordova Android update
  4. Plugins update
  5. Keystore update (optional)
  6. Final checks

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