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Version: v4

Capacitor CLI - cap build

This command will build the native project to create a signed AAB, APK or IPA file. Build options can be specified on the command line or in your Capacitor Configuration File.

npx cap build [options] <platform>


  • platform (required): android, ios


  • --keystorepath <path>: Path to the keystore file
  • --keystorepass <keystore-password>: Password to the keystore
  • --keystorealias <alias> - Key alias in the keystore
  • --keystorealiaspass <alias-password> - Password for the keystore alias
  • --androidreleasetype <release-type> - Can be either AAB or APK
  • --scheme <scheme-to-build> - iOS Scheme to build (default is App)