Automatically Collected Data

When enabled by the server and initialized, the Usage plugin automatically collects some standard usage information and uploads it to the SAP HCP, mobile service for development and operations database.

By initializing the usage library, even if log() or timer() APIs are not explicitly invoked, the Usage plugin automatically gathers data about:
Table 9: Standard Usage Frequency Information

Usage Type


User sessions

A record of events and timer duration of the application in the foreground. A user session begins when the application comes to the foregroud (starts), and ends when the application goes to the background (stops).

Device OS, Device OS version, Device Model ID

Device information is obtained directly from the OS. See the Cordova Device plugin for implementation details.

Application ID, Application Version

Application information is obtained from the bundle.