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How to hide the status bar in a Phonegap iOS app

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To hide the status bar in a phonegap project:

  1. Double click on your project, or .plist, in XCode
  2. Select the tab named "Info"
  3. Add a new property by selecting an item in the list and then clicking the plus sign
  4. Name the property "View controller-based status bar appearance"
  5. Set the property value to "NO"


  1. Select the tab named general
  2. Check the "Hide status bar" located under "Deployment Info"