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npm install @capgo/capacitor-updater
npx cap sync

Add this to your config, to disable auto update:
// capacitor.config.json
{
"appId": "**.***.**",
"appName": "Name",
"plugins": {
"CapacitorUpdater": {
"autoUpdate": false
}
}
}
Then add this code to your app to use manual download
import { CapacitorUpdater } from '@capgo/capacitor-updater'
import { SplashScreen } from '@capacitor/splash-screen'
import { App } from '@capacitor/app'
let data = {version: ""}
CapacitorUpdater.notifyAppReady()
App.addListener('appStateChange', async(state) => {
if (state.isActive) {
// Do the download during user active app time to prevent failed download
data = await CapacitorUpdater.download({
url: 'https://github.com/Cap-go/demo-app/releases/download/0.0.4/dist.zip',
})
}
if (!state.isActive && data.version !== "") {
// Do the switch when user leave app
SplashScreen.show()
try {
await CapacitorUpdater.set(data)
} catch (err) {
console.log(err)
SplashScreen.hide() // in case the set fail, otherwise the new app will have to hide it
}
}
})
⚠️ If you send a broken update, the app will revert to the last working version, or the one include with the native build, if none works.

Check the demo app for more info

Whatever you choose to name the file you download from your release/update server URL, the zip file should contain the full contents of your production Capacitor build output folder, usually {project directory}/dist/ or {project directory}/www/.
This is where index.html will be located, and it should also contain all bundled JavaScript, CSS, and web resources necessary for your app to run.
Do not password encrypt this file, or it will fail to unpack.
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