I’ve been working on an app to monitor the weather at a farm recently, and I wanted to hide the iOS status bar because it looks like it’s in the way.
This is a quick tip that I always have to lookup, so I decided to put it here so I’d always know where to look.
To hide the iOS status bar in a NativeScript app, add the UIStatusBarHidden and UIViewControllerBasedStatusBarAppearance key/value pairs to the Info.plist file. Set UIStatusBarHidden to true, and UIViewControllerBasedStatusBarAppearance to false: (see image below)
When the app reloads, the status bar is hidden:
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